Alison Fohner

Assistant Professor,
Department of Epidemiology
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

University of Washington

Fohner studies how genetic information can improve public health, focusing on how genetic variation affects the response of an individual to particular medications. She has training in pharmacogenetic research methods and data analysis, as well as the legal, ethical, and social implications of conducting and applying that research in health care systems.  She is completing a fellowship in informatics and delivery science at Kaiser Permanente Northern California, where she is applying machine learning to identify variation in response to medical treatment within extensive electronic medical record data. Her recent publications include "Carnitine palmitoyltransferase 1A P479L and infant death: policy implications of emerging data.'' Genetics in Medicine 19:851-857.

https://epi.washington.edu/faculty/fohner-alison

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

University of Washington

Fohner studies how genetic information can improve public health, focusing on how genetic variation affects the response of an individual to particular medications. She has training in pharmacogenetic research methods and data analysis, as well as the legal, ethical, and social implications of conducting and applying that research in health care systems.  She is completing a fellowship in informatics and delivery science at Kaiser Permanente Northern California, where she is applying machine learning to identify variation in response to medical treatment within extensive electronic medical record data. Her recent publications include "Carnitine palmitoyltransferase 1A P479L and infant death: policy implications of emerging data.'' Genetics in Medicine 19:851-857.

https://epi.washington.edu/faculty/fohner-alison