• Professor Emeritus, Global Health
  • Professor Emeritus, Health Systems and Population Health
  • Professor Emeritus, Epidemiology
Mark Oberle

1959 NE Pacific Street
Health Sciences Building, F-350
Box 357230
Box 357230
Seattle, WA 98195
United States

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Mark Oberle served as Associate Dean at the University of Washington School of Public Health from 1999-2014, and Professor of Epidemiology, Global Health, and Health Services. He graduated from Harvard University, obtained an MD degree at Johns Hopkins University and MPH from the University of California Berkeley. Oberle served as an epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for two decades. He founded the UW Northwest Center for Public Health Practice and the NW Center for Public Health Informatics. His research interests have included infectious disease control, the development of oral rehydration therapy, family planning, maternal and child health, public health informatics, emergency preparedness, and zoology.

  • MD (Johns Hopkins University)
  • MPH (University of California (Berkeley))
  • AB (Harvard University)
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  • Spanish
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  • Family Planning
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Epidemiology; informatics


Baseman J, Revere D, Painter I, Oberle M, Duchin J, Thiede H, Nett R, MacEachern D, Stergachis A. A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Effectiveness of Traditional and Mobile Public Health Communications With Health Care Providers. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2016 Feb;10(1):98-107.

Oberle, MW. 2015. Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands Birds in Photos and Audio. (iPhone/iPad app): http://tinyurl.com/prandvibirds

Oberle, MW. Cantos de Aves del Caribe: desde Puerto Rico hasta Granada, con las Bahamas, islas Caimán, e isla de San Andrés / Caribbean Bird Song: Puerto Rico south to Grenada, with the Bahamas, Caymans, & San Andrés. 2008. Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY. ISBN 0-938027-74-3

Oberle MW. The greenhouse effect and avian distribution: what might happen in Georgia? The Oriole. 1987. 52:1-10 http://www.gos.org/TheOriole/V052N1-198703.pdf

Kimball EH, Goldberg HI, Oberle MW. The prevalence of selected risk factors for chronic disease among American Indians in Washington State. Public Health Rep. 1996. May-Jun;111(3):264-71. PMCID: PMC1381771