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Timothy  Lash

Professor And Chair


Chair, Epidemiology

My research focuses on surveillance for, and predictors of, cancer recurrence, including molecular predictors of treatment effectiveness and late recurrence. I also have a research program in epidemiologic methods, focused on the use of bias analysis and Bayes methods to understand heterogeneity in epidemiologic research results. 

I have co-authored two textbooks, titled Modern Epidemiology, 3rd edition and Applying Quantitative Bias Analysis to Epidemiologic DataI am Editor-in-Chief of Epidemiology.

Contact Information

1518 Clifton Road, NE ,

Atlanta , GA 30322

CNR 3011

Phone: 404-712-1270

Fax: 404-727-8737


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Areas of Interest

  • Cancer Prevention


  • B.S. 1987, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • M.P.H. 1992, Boston University School of Public Health
  • D.Sc. 1999, Boston University School of Public Health

Courses Taught

  • EPI 568: Bias Analysis
  • EPI 790R: Doctoral Seminar-EPI Practice
  • EPI 798R: Pre-candidacy Research