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Alfredo Morabia

Professor of Clinical of Epidemiology

Alfredo Morabia, MD, was board certified in Internal Medicine at the University Hospital of Geneva, where he specialized in Occupational Medicine. He practiced both in Switzerland and Italy, before receiving a PhD in Epidemiology and an MHS in Biostatistics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health. Dr. Morabiz returned to Switzerland and served as professor and head of the division of Clinical Epidemiology at the University Hospitals of Geneva from 1990 to January 2006. He is currently professor of Epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health and at Queens College, City University of New York.
Areas of Expertise
Education & Training:

    PhD, 1989, Johns Hopkins University

    MPH, 1987, Johns Hopkins University

  • Professor of Epidemiology, Queens College of City University of New York
Selected Editorial Boards:
  • Editor, Preventive Medicine
Selected Publications:
  • Morabia, A Pierre-Charles-Alexandre Louis and the evaluation of bloodletting Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 99 158-160 2000
  • Morabia, A Ferrara 1855: cholera without epidemiology European Journal of Epidemiology 18(7) 595-597 2003
  • Morabia, A, and Rochat, T Reproducibility of Louis definition of pneumonia. (Letter Lancet 358 1188 2001
  • Morabia, A In defense of Pierre Louis who pioneered the epidemiological approach to good medicine Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 62 1-4 2009
  • Morabia, A Epidemiology and bacteriology in 1900: who is the handmaid of whom? Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 52 617-618 1998
  • Morabia, A Joseph Goldberger's research on the prevention of pellagra Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 101 566-568 2008
  • Morabia, A Epidemiologic interactions, complexity and the lonesome death of Max von Pettenkofer. American Journal of Epidemiology 166 1233-8 2007
  • Morabia, A, Ahrens, W and Pigeot, I (editors) History of Epidemiologic Methods and Concepts. In Handbook of Epidemiology (in press) Springer Berlin 2011
  • Holland, WW (editor) The Development of Modern Epidemiology Oxford University Press New York 17-30 2007
  • Morabia, A, and Guthold, R Wilhelm Weinberg's 1913 large retrospective cohort study: a rediscovery American Journal of Epidemiology 165 727-733 2007

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