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. Rothman KJ. The origin of Modern Epidemiology, the book. Eur J Epidemiol. 2021 Aug; 36(8):763-765. PMID: 34453632; PMCID: PMC8397859; DOI: 10.1007/s10654-021-00790-0;
     
  2. Stürmer T, Webster-Clark M, Lund JL, Wyss R, Ellis AR, Lunt M, Rothman KJ, Glynn RJ. Propensity Score Weighting and Trimming Strategies for Reducing Variance and Bias of Treatment Effect Estimates: A Simulation Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2021 08 01; 190(8):1659-1670. PMID: 33615349; PMCID: PMC8327194; DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwab041;
     
  3. McKinnon CJ, Hatch EE, Orta OR, Rothman KJ, Eisenberg ML, Wefes-Potter J, Wise LA. The association between work hours, shift work, and job latitude with fecundability: A preconception cohort study. J Occup Health Psychol. 2021 Jul 29.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34323556
     
  4. Bond JC, Wise LA, Willis SK, Yland JJ, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Heaton B. Self-reported periodontitis and fecundability in a population of pregnancy planners. Hum Reprod. 2021 07 19; 36(8):2298-2308.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33822056; PMCID: PMC8289328; DOI: 10.1093/humrep/deab058;
     
  5. Fortuny J, von Gersdorff G, Lassalle R, Linder M, Overbeek J, Reinold J, Toft G, Timmer A, Dress J, Blin P, Droz-Perroteau C, Ehrenstein V, Franzoni C, Herings R, Kollhorst B, Moore N, Odsbu I, Perez-Gutthann S, Schink T, Rascher K, Rasouliyan L, Rothman KJ, Saigi-Morgui N, Schaller M, Smits E, Forstner M, Bénichou J, Bircher AJ, Garbe E, Rampton DS, Gutierrez L. Use of intravenous iron and risk of anaphylaxis: A multinational observational post-authorisation safety study in Europe. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2021 Oct; 30(10):1447-1457. PMID: 34181291
     
  6. Koziel M, Teutsch C, Bayer V, Lu S, Gurusamy VK, Halperin JL, Rothman KJ, Diener HC, Ma CS, Huisman MV, Lip GYH. Changes in anticoagulant prescription patterns over time for patients with atrial fibrillation around the world. J Arrhythm. 2021 Aug; 37(4):990-1006. PMID: 34386125; PMCID: PMC8339088; DOI: 10.1002/joa3.12588;
     
  7. Basso O, Willis SK, Hatch EE, Mikkelsen EM, Rothman KJ, Wise LA. Maternal age at birth and daughter's fecundability. Hum Reprod. 2021 06 18; 36(7):1970-1980.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33860312; PMCID: PMC8213449; DOI: 10.1093/humrep/deab057;
     
  8. van der Wall SJ, Lip GYH, Teutsch C, Kalejs O, Lyrer P, Hall C, Dubner SJ, Diener HC, Halperin JL, Ma CS, Rothman KJ, Zint K, Zhai D, Huisman MV. Low bleeding and thromboembolic risk with continued dabigatran during cardiovascular interventions: the GLORIA-AF study. Eur J Intern Med. 2021 Sep; 91:75-80. PMID: 34120814
     
  9. Yland JJ, Eisenberg ML, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, McKinnon CJ, Nillni YI, Sommer GJ, Wang TR, Wise LA. A North American prospective study of depression, psychotropic medication use, and semen quality. Fertil Steril. 2021 09; 116(3):833-842.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33966888
     
  10. Wise LA, Wang TR, Wesselink AK, Willis SK, Chaiyasarikul A, Levinson JS, Rothman KJ, Hatch EE, Savitz DA. Accuracy of self-reported birth outcomes relative to birth certificate data in an Internet-based prospective cohort study. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2021 Sep; 35(5):590-595.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33956369; PMCID: PMC8380669; DOI: 10.1111/ppe.12769;
     
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