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. Hahn KA, Wesselink AK, Wise LA, Mikkelsen EM, Cueto HT, Tucker KL, Vinceti M, Rothman KJ, Sorensen HT, Hatch EE. Iron Consumption Is Not Consistently Associated with Fecundability among North American and Danish Pregnancy Planners. J Nutr. 2019 Jun 01.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31152673.
     
  2. Willis SK, Hatch EE, Wesselink AK, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Wise LA. Female sleep patterns, shift work, and fecundability in a North American preconception cohort study. Fertil Steril. 2019 Jun; 111(6):1201-1210.e1.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30987736.
     
  3. Filippini T, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Heck JE, Park AS, Crippa A, Orsini N, Vinceti M. Association between Outdoor Air Pollution and Childhood Leukemia: A Systematic Review and Dose-Response Meta-Analysis. Environ Health Perspect. 2019 Apr; 127(4):46002.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31017485.
     
  4. Schneeweiss S, Rassen JA, Brown JS, Rothman KJ, Happe L, Arlett P, Dal Pan G, Goettsch W, Murk W, Wang SV. Graphical Depiction of Longitudinal Study Designs in Health Care Databases. Ann Intern Med. 2019 Mar 12. PMID: 30856654.
     
  5. Wesselink AK, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Aschengrau A, Wise LA. Prospective study of cigarette smoking and fecundability. Hum Reprod. 2019 Mar 01; 34(3):558-567.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30576495.
     
  6. Ritchey ME, Harding A, Hunter S, Peterson C, Sager PT, Kowey PR, Nguyen L, Thomas S, Cainzos-Achirica M, Rothman KJ, Andrews EB, Anthony MS. Cardiovascular Safety During and After Use of Phentermine and Topiramate. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2019 Feb 01; 104(2):513-522. PMID: 30247575.
     
  7. Gilbertson DT, Rothman KJ, Chertow GM, Bradbury BD, Brookhart MA, Liu J, Winkelmayer WC, Stürmer T, Monda KL, Herzog CA, Ashfaq A, Collins AJ, Wetmore JB. Excess Deaths Attributable to Influenza-Like Illness in the ESRD Population. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019 Feb; 30(2):346-353. PMID: 30679380.
     
  8. Wildenschild C, Riis AH, Ehrenstein V, Hatch EE, Wise LA, Rothman KJ, Sørensen HT, Mikkelsen EM. Fecundability among Danish women with a history of miscarriage: a prospective cohort study. BMJ Open. 2019 Jan 21; 9(1):e023996.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30670515.
     
  9. Kinsey TL, Stürmer T, Poole C, Rothman KJ, Glynn RJ. Changing predictors of statin initiation in US women over two decades. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2019 Mar; 28(3):305-314. PMID: 30565779.
     
  10. Wesselink AK, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Weuve JL, Aschengrau A, Song RJ, Wise LA. Perceived Stress and Fecundability: A Preconception Cohort Study of North American Couples. Am J Epidemiol. 2018 Dec 01; 187(12):2662-2671.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30137198.
     
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