Cangelosi lab

Dr. Jerry Cangelosi leads a research team focused on pathogen detection in clinical and environmental samples and the epidemiology of infectious diseases. 

Working across the public and private sectors, Dr Cangelosi's research team has generated 10 patents, two product launches, a start-up company launch and more than 80 publications in areas including COVID-19, tuberculosis and related diseases, food- and water-borne pathogens and health care-associated infections.

Dr. Cangelosi is a professor in the University of Washington Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences and adjunct professor in the departments of Global Health and Epidemiology. He teaches environmental health courses on environmental change, microbiomes and environmental pathogens.


DEOHS Professor Gerard Cangelosi is the 2021 Outstanding Faculty Mentor

DEOHS MPH student Renée Codsi wins Husky 100 and DEOHS Outstanding Master’s Student awards

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In the News

Toss that garter. Tear off that mask. It's wedding season in a post-Covid world
June 15, 2021 | KUOW | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View

Seattle health expert says reaching herd immunity unlikely
May 6, 2021 | KING-5 News | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View

What will the summer be like? 9 infectious disease experts share their plans
April 2, 2021 | TODAY Health | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View

Is it really time to roll back gathering restrictions? Some experts are optimistic about WA moving to Phase 3
March 12, 2021 | KUOW | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View

Spit in a tube and mail it in: A new frontier in coronavirus testing
December 3, 2020 | New York Times | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View