Kenneth J. Rothman, DrPH
Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Epidemiology

DPH/DrPH, Harvard University
MPH, Harvard University
DMD, Harvard University




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.

Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Medicine
Preventive Medicine & Epidemiology


2017 Univ of Aarhus: Society for Epidemiologic Research Career Accomplishment Award
2014 American College of Epidemiology: Abraham Lilienfeld Award for Excellence in Epidemiology
2008 RTI International: Distinguished Fellow
2005 International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology: Fellowship
2000 American Public Health Association: Lilienfeld Teaching Award
1997 American Medical Writers Association: Will Solimene Award for Excellence in Medical Communication
1997 American College of Epidemiology: Honorary Fellowship
1996 Boston University School of Public Health: Excellence in Teaching Award
1990-1992 Boston University School of Public Health: Excellence in Teaching Award

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  1. Wise LA, Wesselink AK, Hatch EE, Weuve J, Murray EJ, Wang TR, Mikkelsen EM, Toft Sørensen H, Rothman KJ. Changes in Behavior with Increasing Pregnancy Attempt Time: A Prospective Cohort Study. Epidemiology. 2020 Sep; 31(5):659-667.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32487855
     
  2. Haviland MJ, Nillni YI, Fox MP, Savitz DA, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Hacker MR, Wang TR, Wise LA. Psychotropic medication use during pregnancy and gestational age at delivery. Ann Epidemiol. 2020 Aug 21.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32835770
     
  3. Wise LA, Wang TR, Willis SK, Wesselink AK, Rothman KJ, Hatch EE. Effect of a Home Pregnancy Test Intervention on Cohort Retention and Pregnancy Detection: A Randomized Trial. Am J Epidemiol. 2020 Aug 01; 189(8):773-778.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32128561
     
  4. Wise LA, Willis SK, Mikkelsen EM, Wesselink AK, Sørensen HT, Rothman KJ, Tucker KL, Trolle E, Vinceti M, Hatch EE. The Association between Seafood Intake and Fecundability: Analysis from Two Prospective Studies. Nutrients. 2020 Jul 29; 12(8).View Related Profiles. PMID: 32751290
     
  5. Willis SK, Hatch EE, Wesselink AK, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Ahrens KA, Wise LA. Post-partum interval and time to pregnancy in a prospective preconception cohort. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2020 Jul 23.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32700808
     
  6. Omland LH, Holm-Hansen C, Lebech AM, Dessau RB, Bodilsen J, Andersen NS, Roed C, Christiansen CB, Ellermann-Eriksen S, Midgley S, Nielsen L, Benfield T, Hansen AE, Andersen CØ, Rothman KJ, Sørensen HT, Fischer TK, Obel N. Long-Term Survival, Health, Social Functioning, and Education in Patients With an Enterovirus Central Nervous System Infection, Denmark, 1997-2016. J Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 23; 222(4):619-627.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32236420
     
  7. Schrager NL, Wesselink AK, Wang TR, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Boynton-Jarrett RD, Wise LA. Association of income and education with fecundability in a North American preconception cohort. Ann Epidemiol. 2020 Jul 15.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32681982
     
  8. Vinceti M, Filippini T, Rothman KJ, Ferrari F, Goffi A, Maffeis G, Orsini N. Lockdown timing and efficacy in controlling COVID-19 using mobile phone tracking. EClinicalMedicine. 2020 Aug; 25:100457.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32838234
     
  9. Rothman KJ. Taken by Surprise. Am J Epidemiol. 2020 Jul 10. PMID: 32648896
     
  10. Dubner SJ, Teutsch C, Huisman MV, Diener HC, Halperin J, Rothman KJ, Ma CS, Chuquiure-Valenzuela E, Bergler-Klein J, Zint K, Riou França L, Lu S, Paquette M, Lip GYH. Characteristics and 2-year outcomes of dabigatran treatment in patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation: GLORIA-AF. ESC Heart Fail. 2020 Jul 02. PMID: 32613745
     
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Bar chart showing 436 publications over 41 distinct years, with a maximum of 27 publications in 2020

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