Wei Bao, MD, PhD


A portrait of Assistant Professor Wei Bao of the Department of Epidemiology in the University of Iowa College of Public Health.

Title(s): Associate Professor
Department: Epidemiology
Office: S431 CPHB
Phone: (319) 384-1546

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Molecular Epidemiology
  • Nutrition in Public Health

Research Interests

  • Diabetes and obesity
  • Nutrition and physical activity
  • Maternal and child health
  • Life course epidemiology
  • Chronic disease epidemiology
  • Molecular epidemiology (including metabolomics)
  • Genetic epidemiology (including genomics and epigenomics)
  • Developmental origins of health and disease (DOHaD)
  • Microbiome



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