Isaac Rhew, PhD

Personal Statement

I am a psychiatric epidemiologist with interests in the etiology and prevention of substance use and mental health problems. Within this area, I have particular interests in the role of social and macro-environmental factors on these problems. Among my current projects is a secondary data analysis to examine the interplay between residential neighborhood characteristics and genetic influences towards alcohol misuse in a sample of twins. I am also is interested in the application of innovative epidemiologic and statistical methods. I am the chief applied statistician on multiple federally funded research projects.


PhD, Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2006-2009
MPH, Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2003-2006
BA, Psychology, Stanford Universit , 1991-1995

Department Affiliations

Recent Publications

Within- and between-person associations of neighborhood poverty with alcohol use and consequences: A monthly study of young adults.
(2020 Jul 1)
Drug Alcohol Depend 212(): 108068
Rhew IC, Duckworth JC, Hurvitz PM, Lee CM

Neighborhood Deprivation Moderates Shared and Unique Environmental Influences on Hazardous Drinking: Findings from a Cross-Sectional Co-Twin Study.
Subst Use Misuse 55(10): 1625-1632
Rhew IC, Fleming CB, Tsang S, Horn E, Kosterman R, Duncan GE

What's the Harm in Getting High? Evaluating Associations Between Marijuana and Harm as Predictors of Concurrent and Prospective Marijuana Use and Misuse.
(2020 Jan)
J Stud Alcohol Drugs 81(1): 81-88
Ramirez JJ, Lee CM, Rhew IC, Olin CC, Abdallah DA, Lindgren KP

A Daily-Level Analysis of Moderators of the Association between Alcohol Expectancies and Alcohol Use among College Student Drinkers.
Subst Use Misuse 55(6): 973-982
Ramirez JJ, Rhew IC, Patrick ME, Larimer ME, Lee CM

Neighborhood Structural Factors and Proximal Risk for Youth Substance Use.
(2020 May)
Prev Sci 21(4): 508-518
Cambron C, Kosterman R, Rhew IC, Catalano RF, Guttmannova K, Hawkins JD

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