Andrew Thomas DeWan PhD, MPH

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchSchool of Public Health: Chronic Disease Epidemiology

Research Interests

Genetic epidemiology; Statistical genetics; Asthma; Preeclampsia; Sepsis more...


  • M.P.H., University of Minnesota, 2000
  • Ph.D., Rockefeller University, 2005

Selected Publications

  • DeWan AT, Egan KB, Hellenbrand K, Sorrentino K, Pizzoferrato N, Walsh KM, Bracken MB. Whole-exome sequencing of a pedigree segregating asthma. BMC Medical Genetics. 2012 Oct 9;13(1):95.
  • Zhao L, Triche EW, Walsch KM, Bracken MB, Saftlas AF, Hoh J, DeWan AT. Genome-wide association study identifies a maternal copy-number deletion in PSG11 enriched among preeclampsia patients. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012. 12(1): 61.
  • Murk W, Walsh K, Hsu L-I, Zhao L, Bracken M, DeWan A. Attempted replication of 50 reported asthma risk genes identifies SNPs in RAD50 and PTPRE as associated with childhood atopic asthma. Human Heredity 2011. 71(2):97-105. Epub 2011 Jul 6.



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