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.



COVID-19: This Crisis Should Make Us Stronger

As efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 succeed, those who are better off must help the most vulnerable


Preparing for the COVID-19 Surge in the United States

States such as Louisiana, New York, Michigan, and North Carolina are likely to be among the hardest hit