Kenneth Rothman
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Kenneth J. Rothman, DrPH

Professor, Epidemiology - Boston University School of Public Health

Biography

Dr. Rothman has 48 years of professional experience in Epidemiologic research. His research has included work on the epidemiology of cancer, cardiovascular disease, birth defects, environmental epidemiology, pharmaceutical products, and methodological, conceptual and ethical issues in epidemiology. Specific projects have included research on the teratogenicity of vitamin A, the health effects of cellular telephone use, and factors affecting fecundability. Dr. Rothman is the author of two widely used textbooks of epidemiologic methods, Modern Epidemiology and Epidemiology: an Introduction, and is the founding editor of Epidemiology, a leading public-health journal. He received the American Public Health Association’s Abraham Lilienfeld Award for 2002, recognizing excellence in the teaching of epidemiology during the course of a career. He was the recipient of the Society for Epidemiologic Research Career Accomplishment Award in 2017, and an honorary MD degree in 2017 from University of Aarhus, Denmark. He is a Fellow of the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology, and an honorary fellow of the American College of Epidemiology. Dr. Rothman is also a Distinguished Fellow at RTI International, where he holds the position of Vice President for Epidemiologic Research at RTI Health Solutions.

Other Positions

  • Professor, Medicine - Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Education

  • Harvard University, DPH/DrPH Field of Study: Epidemiology/Biostatistics
  • Harvard University, DMD Field of Study: Dental Medicine
  • Harvard University, MPH Field of Study: Epidemiology
  • Colgate University, AB Field of Study: Physical Sciences

Publications

  • Published on 9/17/2022

    Vinceti M, Balboni E, Rothman KJ, Teggi S, Bellino S, Pezzotti P, Ferrari F, Orsini N, Filippini T. Substantial impact of mobility restrictions on reducing COVID-19 incidence in Italy in 2020. J Travel Med. 2022 Sep 17; 29(6). PMID: 35876268.

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  • Published on 7/23/2022

    Wesselink AK, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Wang TR, Willis MD, Yland J, Crowe HM, Geller RJ, Willis SK, Perkins RB, Regan AK, Levinson J, Mikkelsen EM, Wise LA. A Prospective Cohort Study of COVID-19 Vaccination, SARS-CoV-2 Infection, and Fertility. Am J Epidemiol. 2022 Jul 23; 191(8):1383-1395. PMID: 35051292.

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  • Published on 5/13/2022

    Rebordosa C, Farkas DK, Montonen J, Laugesen K, Voss F, Aguado J, Bothner U, Rothman KJ, Zint K, Mines D, Ehrenstein V. Cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease using olodaterol and other long-acting beta2-agonists. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2022 Aug; 31(8):827-839. PMID: 35320605.

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  • Published on 5/1/2022

    Wesselink AK, Wise LA, Hatch EE, Mikkelsen EM, Savitz DA, Kirwa K, Rothman KJ. A Prospective Cohort Study of Seasonal Variation in Spontaneous Abortion. Epidemiology. 2022 May 01; 33(3):441-448. PMID: 35213511.

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  • Published on 5/1/2022

    Lip GYH, Kotalczyk A, Teutsch C, Diener HC, Dubner SJ, Halperin JL, Ma CS, Rothman KJ, Marler S, Gurusamy VK, Huisman MV. Correction to: Comparative effectiveness and safety of non-vitamin K antagonists for atrial fibrillation in clinical practice: GLORIA-AF Registry. Clin Res Cardiol. 2022 May; 111(5):593. PMID: 35384487.

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  • Published on 4/24/2022

    Laursen ASD, Johannesen BR, Willis SK, Hatch EE, Wise LA, Wesselink AK, Rothman KJ, Sørensen HT, Mikkelsen EM. Adherence to Nordic dietary patterns and risk of first-trimester spontaneous abortion. Eur J Nutr. 2022 Sep; 61(6):3255-3265. PMID: 35461408.

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  • Published on 4/1/2022

    Cueto HT, Jacobsen BH, Laursen ASD, Riis AH, Hatch EE, Wise LA, Trolle E, Sørensen HT, Rothman KJ, Wesselink AK, Willis S, Johannesen BR, Mikkelsen EM. Dietary folate intake and fecundability in two preconception cohorts. Hum Reprod. 2022 Apr 01; 37(4):828-837. PMID: 35051293.

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  • Published on 3/23/2022

    Skajaa N, Adelborg K, Horváth-Puhó E, Rothman KJ, Henderson VW, Thygesen LC, Sørensen HT. Stroke and Risk of Mental Disorders Compared With Matched General Population and Myocardial Infarction Comparators. Stroke. 2022 Jul; 53(7):2287-2298. PMID: 35317610.

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  • Published on 3/16/2022

    Lip GYH, Kotalczyk A, Teutsch C, Diener HC, Dubner SJ, Halperin JL, Ma CS, Rothman KJ, Marler S, Gurusamy VK, Huisman MV. Comparative effectiveness and safety of non-vitamin K antagonists for atrial fibrillation in clinical practice: GLORIA-AF Registry. Clin Res Cardiol. 2022 May; 111(5):560-573. PMID: 35294625.

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  • Published on 3/16/2022

    Huisman MV, Teutsch C, Lu S, Diener HC, Dubner SJ, Halperin JL, Ma CS, Rothman KJ, Lohmann R, Gurusamy VK, Bartels DB, Lip GYH. Dabigatran versus vitamin K antagonists for atrial fibrillation in clinical practice: final outcomes from Phase III of the GLORIA-AF registry. Clin Res Cardiol. 2022 May; 111(5):548-559. PMID: 35294623.

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