epidemiology

May 1, 2020

Adapting the Seattle Flu Study to COVID-19 detection, and swab-and-sent communty sampling, spawn new ideas for pandemic surveillance.

November 21, 2017

A comparison of cystic fibrosis patients in the United States and Canada showed that, although the patients’ nutritional status and lung function  improved in both countries from 1990 to 2013, the improvement rate was faster in the United States

A group of Washington state soccer players who developed cancer did not do so at a higher-than-expected rate, compared with all soccer players of a similar age range and playing experience, the state Department of Health announced today.

A team of students from the University of Washington School of Public Health will is poised to act when the next disease outbreak hits the Seattle area.

When Dr. Ali Rowhani-Rahbar moved to the United States from Iran in 2003, new friends peppered him with questions about culture shock.

Nancy Krieger is no stranger to Seattle. The Harvard professor of social epidemiology lived here in the ‘80s, received her master’s in epidemiology from the University of Washington, and has a brother, James, who is a UW clinical professor.

Since 1999, Dr. Jeffrey Duchin has managed the Public Health Seattle & King County's response to communicable disease and immunization for. 

Gary Goldbaum was motivated to pursue healthcare as a career when he learned that his father, as a young man, had been hospitalized for more than a year with tuberculosis.

Dedra Buchwald came to the UW as a pioneer in chronic fatigue research. Her passion for cross-cultural work soon led her to explore Native American health issues.

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