Ali H. Mokdad
Ali H. Mokdad, PhD, is Chief Strategy Officer for Population Health at the University of Washington (UW) and Professor of Health Metrics Sciences at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). Prior to working at UW, Mokdad worked at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He has published groundbreaking research on local-level disease trends and leading risk factors for poor health. His work on obesity is among the most highly cited in the field.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Needs to Be Reformed
A new CDC era calls for empowering local health experts and explaining "the why" behind policy recommendations
A Disparate Group of Places Lead the Way Through a Grim Pandemic Winter
Minnesota, Austria, and Saudi Arabia are using evidence-based strategies to save lives and protect health systems
Masks: The Easiest Way to Save Lives and Spare Jobs
All U.S. states have a long way to go on achieving widespread public mask use—which could save 33,000 lives by October 1