This blog is a general blog on epidemiology, medical geography, clinical epidemiology and randomized trials, and health policy.
It is written by Dr. Jonathan Mayer, Professor of Epidemiology, Geography, Internal Medicine (Div. of Allergy and Infectious Disease), Global Health, and Health Services at the University of Washington, Seattle WA 98195. He is also past President of an NGO that works in the largest urban slum in Ghana (Nima), called the Health Improvement and Promotion Alliance (hip-ghana.org), dedicated to improving the health and welfare of urban slum dwellers, and former chief of the clinical ethics consult service, Northwest Hospital, Seattle.
Mayer’s expertise is in infectious diseases, the epidemiology of pain, cardiovascular epidemiology, travel medicine, spatial epidemiology, and global health.