Cardiovascular Health Research Unit

Daniel A. Enquobahrie, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
Associate Director of Research, Center for Perinatal Studies
Auxiliary Faculty, Institute of Public Health Genetics


MD, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, 1996
MPH, Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2005
PhD, Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2007


Cardiovascular/perinatal epidemiology; developmental origins; genetic/molecular epidemiology (transcription and post-transcription regulation); international research

Dr. Enquobahrie currently teaches EPI 521/HSERV 542 "Epidemiology of Maternal and Child Health Problems" and co-teaches PHG300 "Public Health Genomics: Implications for the Modern World", both in the Winter Quarter


PL Wander, CM Sitlani, SE Badon, DS Siscovick, MA Williams, DA Enquobahrie. Associations of Early and Late Gestational Weight Gain with Infant Birth Size.  PMID:26093689

GM Lawrence, S Shulman, Y Friedlander, CM Sitlani, A Burger, B Savitsky, E Granot-Hershkovitz, T Lumley, PY Kwok, S Hesselson, D Enquobahrie, PL Wander, O Manor, DS Siscovick, H Hochner. Associations of maternal pre-pregnancy and gestational body size with offspring longitudinal change in BMI. 2014-04-01. PMID:24124160

CL Avery, CM Sitlani, DE Arking, DK Arnett, JC Bis, E Boerwinkle, BM Buckley, YD Ida Chen, AJ de Craen, M Eijgelsheim, D Enquobahrie, DS Evans, I Ford, ME Garcia, V Gudnason, TB Harris, SR Heckbert, H Hochner, A Hofman, WC Hsueh, A Isaacs, JW Jukema, P Knekt, JA Kors, BP Krijthe, K Kristiansson, M Laaksonen, Y Liu, X Li, PW Macfarlane, C Newton-Cheh, MS Nieminen, BA Oostra, GM Peloso, K Porthan, K Rice, FF Rivadeneira, JI Rotter, V Salomaa, N Sattar, DS Siscovick, PE Slagboom, AV Smith, N Sotoodehnia, DJ Stott, BH Stricker, T Stürmer, S Trompet, AG Uitterlinden, C van Duijn, RG Westendorp, JC Witteman, EA Whitsel, BM Psaty. Drug-gene interactions and the search for missing heritability: a cross-sectional pharmacogenomics study of the QT interval. 2014-02-01. PMID:23459443

PL Wander, H Hochner, CM Sitlani, DA Enquobahrie, T Lumley, GM Lawrence, A Burger, B Savitsky, O Manor, V Meiner, S Hesselson, PY Kwok, DS Siscovick, Y Friedlander. Maternal Genetic Variation Accounts in Part for the Associations of Maternal Size during Pregnancy with Offspring Cardiometabolic Risk in Adulthood. PMID:24670385

HJ Westra, MJ Peters, T Esko, et. al. Systematic identification of trans eQTLs as putative drivers of known disease associations. 2013-10-01. PMID:24013639

JC Bis, SR Heckbert, NL Smith, AP Reiner, K Rice, T Lumley, LA Hindorff, KD Marciante, DA Enquobahrie, SA Monks, BM Psaty. Variation in inflammation-related genes and risk of incident nonfatal myocardial infarction or ischemic stroke. Atherosclerosis 198, 166-173 (2008). PMID:17981284