The world needs answers.

How are health and disease affected by personal characteristics? Behavior? Geography? Time? These are the central questions of epidemiology, the foundation of public health. As epidemiologists, our answers form the basis for developing policies and interventions to protect and improve the health of populations.

The field of epidemiology has grown dramatically in scope and importance in recent decades. With increasing concerns about emerging infections, environmental hazards, and global health disparities, epidemiologists are playing key roles in an expanding range of public health issues. Our faculty members are experts in epidemiologic methods, chronic and infectious diseases epidemiology, and pharmacoepidemiology. We measure how social, behavioral, medical, infectious, and genetic factors relate to a wide range of reproductive, perinatal, and pediatric outcomes, as well as conditions that accompany the aging process. We evaluate the interplay among environmental and societal conditions, psychosocial factors, and disease. And we quantify the risks and benefits of medications and other treatments.

Affiliated Degrees:

MS in Epidemiology PhD in Epidemiology

Master of Public Health Doctor of Public Health

Recent Research in Epidemiology

Latest Publications

  • Published On 5/15/2022Treatments of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis: Light at the End of the Tunnel.American journal of respiratory and critical care medicineread at PubMed
  • Published On 5/6/2022E-Cigarette Use and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: A Longitudinal Analysis of the PATH Study (2013-2019).Circulationread at PubMed
  • Published On 5/5/2022Cardiovascular risks associated with use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in patients with non-obstructive coronary artery disease.European heart journal. Cardiovascular pharmacotherapyread at PubMed
  • Published On 5/5/2022A Prospective Analysis of Red and Processed Meat Intake in Relation to Colorectal Cancer in the Black Women''s Health Study.The Journal of nutritionread at PubMed
  • Published On 5/4/2022Recommendations for Screening and Diagnosis of Chagas Disease in the United States.The Journal of infectious diseasesread at PubMed

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