Daniel Westreich

Daniel Westreich is Professor of Epidemiology at the Gillings School of Global Public Health at UNC-Chapel Hill.


Westreich’s research focuses on infectious diseases, with attention to the intersection of HIV and reproductive health, and on improving epidemiologic methods in causal inference.

He is currently the contact Principal Investigator of the UNC site of the STAR Cohort of reproductive-aged women with HIV (NICHD), a PI of the Gillings Center for Coronavirus Testing, Screening, and Surveillance, and a co-investigator of the MACS-WIHS Combined Cohort Study. Previously he served as the PI of an NIH DP2 New Innovator Award for the development and application of epidemiologic methods for implementation science in HIV population health.

He currently sits on the editorial boards of American Journal of Epidemiology and Epidemiology, and served on the board of the Society for Epidemiologic Research from 2017-2020. Finally, he is the author of a recent textbook in epidemiologic methods with Oxford University Press, titled Epidemiology By Design: a Causal Approach to the Health Sciences, which is already being taught in multiple graduate programs.

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