• Associate Professor, Global Health
  • Associate Professor, Health Services
  • Director, Community Oriented Public Health Practice
Amy Hagopian

Office: Health Sciences H-690E
1959 NE Pacific
Box 357660
Seattle, WA 98195
United States

Phone Number: 
206-616-4989
Fax: 
206-685-4184
Email: 
hagopian@uw.edu
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Biography 

Amy Hagopian is director of the Community Oriented Public Health Practice MPH degree program, which employs problem-based learning & focuses on social justice. She teaches War and Health, along with Evan Kanter. She led a team to estimate mortality associated with the 2003 invasion of Iraq, and published research on leukemia rates in Basrah. She’s also researched the migration of health workers from poor countries to rich ones, and works on homelessness and incarceration as health issues. She is active in the American Public Health Association’s international health section and peace caucus.

Education 
  • MHA (University of Washington)
  • PhD (University of Washington)
Country Affiliations 
Health Topics 
  • Health Systems Strengthening and Human Resources Development
  • Homelessness
  • Social Justice and Human Rights
  • War, Conflict, and Peace Studies
DGH Centers, Programs and Initiatives and Affiliated Organizations 
Publications 

Hagopian A, Flaxman A, Takaro TK, Al-Shatari SAE, Rajaratnam J, Becker S, Levin-Rector A, Galway L, Al-Yasseri BJH, Weiss W, Murray CJ, Burnham G. Mortality in Iraq Associated with the 2003–2011 War and Occupation: Findings from a National Cluster Sample Survey by the University Collaborative Iraq Mortality Study. PLoS Med 10(10): October 2013.

Samuel Abimerech Luboga, Bert Stover, Travis W. Lim, Frederick Makumbi, Noah Kiwanuka, Flavia Lubega, Assay Ndizihiwe, Eddie Mukooyo, Erin K. Hurley, Nagesh Borse, Angela Wood, James Bernhardt, Nathaniel Lohman, Lianne Sheppard, Scott Barnhart, Amy Hagopian. (2016) Did PEPFAR investments result in health system strengthening? A retrospective longitudinal study measuring non-HIV health service utilization at the District level. Health Policy and Planning, 31:7, 897-909.

Hagopian A, Rao D, Katz A, Sanford S & Barnhart S. (2017) Anti-homosexual legislation and HIV-related stigma in African nations: what has been the role of PEPFAR?, Global Health Action, 10:1.

Hagopian A, Barker K. (2011) Should we end military recruiting in high schools as a matter of child protection and public health? AJPH Commentary, Am J Public Health. 101(1):19-23.

Hagopian, A. (2017) Why isn’t war properly framed and funded as a public health problem? Invited commentary for Medicine, Conflict and Survival, June special issue.