David M. Hartley, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-803-7278


Show All



Infectious disease epidemiology; public health surveillance; mathematical and computer modeling


David M. Hartley, PhD, MPH, is associate professor of pediatrics at the James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence. His work investigates the factors governing the emergence and transmission of infectious diseases by applying mathematical modeling, computer simulation, and data analytic approaches. Additionally, he is interested in applying information technology and mathematical methods to better understand and improve patient safety and communications in healthcare settings. He obtained his PhD degree in physics from the University of Maryland Baltimore County in 1996 and his MPH degree with an emphasis in epidemiology and biostatistics from the George Washington University in 2006. Dr. Hartley has served on numerous review, advisory, and expert panels, including a White House Blue Ribbon Panel charged with addressing the threat of bioterrorism directed against livestock (2003) and the DHS-NIH Research and Policy for Infectious Disease Dynamics (RAPIDD) working group (2008-2014). He has held faculty positions at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (2003-2007) and the Georgetown University School of Medicine (2007-2014).

Education and Training

PhD: University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, 1996.

MPH: George Washington University, Washington, DC, 2006.


View PubMed Publications