Katherine Keyes

Katherine Keyes

Katherine Keyes

Director, Psychiatric Epidemiology Training Program


722 West 168th Street #724
New York NY USA 10032


Katherine M. Keyes is a professor of epidemiology at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Katherine's research focuses on psychiatric and substance use epidemiology across the lifecourse, including early origins of child and adult health and cross-generational cohort effects on substance use, mental health, and injury outcomes including suicide and overdose. She is particularly focused on methodological challenges in estimating age, period, and cohort effects, as well as using mathematical agent-based and other simulation models to inform public health and policy interventions. She is the author of more than 350 peer-reviewed publications, and two textbooks published by Oxford University Press: "Epidemiology Matters: A New Introduction to Methodological Foundation", published in 2014 and "Population Health Science" published in 2016. Publications can be found here: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=_Rc2f7UAAAAJ&hl=en



PhD, 2010, Columbia University
MPH, 2006, Columbia University
BA, 2001, University of Minnesota
BS, 2001, University of Minnesota

Areas of Expertise

Data Science, Longitudinal Studies, Research Design and Methods, Adolescent Health, Autism, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Stress, Discrimination/Bias, Disparities / Inequalities in Health, Gender Bias, Injury Prevention, Minority Health, Social Epidemiology, Stigma, Violence, Obesity, Poverty, Healthcare Policy, Lesbian / Gay / Bisexual / Transgender Health, Depression, Mental Health, Addiction/Drug Abuse, Addiction/Drug Abuse Treatment, Alcoholism, Smoking (Tobacco)
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