Sean D. Cleary is an Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics at the School of Public Health and Health Services and the Director of the MS and PhD Programs in Epidemiology.
Dr. Cleary conducts multidisciplinary collaborative research in the areas of child and adolescent health, health disparities research and policy, smoking cessation, aging, psychiatric epidemiology, and cancer epidemiology. Analytically his interests focus on the application of contemporary analytic methods such as structural equation modeling, latent variable growth modeling, the analysis of complex survey data, and small area analysis.
Dr. Cleary was a Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand working under the auspices of the Thai Ministry of Health in the Malaria and Filariasis Control Programs. Prior to joining the faculty at GWU in 2000, he received a doctorate in Psychiatric Epidemiology at Columbia University and was an assistant professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and New York Medical College. In 2007, Dr. Cleary received a Fulbright Senior Scholar Award to teach epidemiology at Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu, Nepal.