Noel Weiss, DPH

Noel Weiss, DPH

Member, Epidemiology
Public Health Sciences Division


DrPH, Harvard University, 1971.
MD, Stanford University, 1967.

Research Focus

  • Cancer epidemiology
  • Clinical epidemiology
  • Epidemiologic methods


1. Weiss NS, Liff JM. Accounting for the multicausal nature of disease in the design and analysis of epidemiologic studies. Am J Epidemiol. 1983; 117(1):14-8. PMID: 6823948

2. Weiss NS, Daling JR, Chow WH. Control definition in case-control studies of ectopic pregnancy. Am J Public Health. 1985; 75(1):67-8. PMID: 3966602

3. Weiss NS, McKnight B, Stevens NG. Approaches to the analysis of case-control studies of the efficacy of screening for cancer.  Am J Epidemiol. 1992; 135(7):817-823. PMID: 1595681

4.       Weiss NS, Rossing MA. Healthy screened bias in epidemiologic studies of cancer incidence.  Epidemiology. 1996; 7(3):319-22. PMID: 8728451

5. Weiss NS.  Can the “specificity” of an association be rehabilitated as a basis for supporting a causal hypothesis? Epidemiology. 2002; 13(1):6-8. PMID: 11805580

6. Weiss NS. Subgroup-specific associations in the face of overall null results: Should we rush in or fear to tread? Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2008; 17(6):1297-9. PMID: 18559544

7.  Weiss NS. All-cause mortality as an outcome in epidemiologic studies: Proceed with caution. Eur J Epidemiol. 2014; 29(3):147-9. PMID 24729152

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Contact Information

(206) 685-1788
(206) 543-8525
Additional contact

Mail Stop:

Fred Hutch M4-C308
University of Washington, Box 357236