Epidemiology is the study of the frequency, distribution, and determinants of disease in human populations. The mission of the Department is to provide rigorous training in the fundamentals and practice of epidemiology, to contribute to the understanding of the etiology and prevention of disease, and to improve the health of the public through excellence in research.
UW Epi in the News
In this cohort study, mothers with prior bariatric surgery had infants with significantly higher risks for prematuri
Nonfatal firearm injuries of any intent—not just those that are assault-related—can have lasting negative physical a
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is associated with stroke, heart failure, dementia, and death, but its association with fra