Edward Trapido ScD FACE

Edward Trapido ScD FACE

Interim Dean, School of Public Health


ScD, Harvard University, 1981.
Major: Public Health
Supporting Areas of Emphasis: Epidemiology

ScM, Harvard University, 1977.
Major: Epidemiology

MSPH, University of North Carolina, 1974.
Major: Parasitology and Laboratory Practice

BA, State University of New York, 1973.
Major: Psychology

Full Professor, Tenured, Yes, Full-Time. (2018-2019).

Full Professor, Tenured, Yes, Full-Time. (2017-2018).


Dr. Edward Trapido is Professor and Associate Dean for Research at the Louisiana State University School of Public Health. He is also Deputy Director for Population Science in the Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center, and the Coordinator for LSU Health Sciences Center’s research on the Gulf Oil Spill. Before joining LSU, Dr. Trapido was Professor of the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, and Vice Chair for Education, at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. From 2003-2008, Dr. Trapido was Associate Director of the Epidemiology and Genetics Research Program, at the NCI. A cancer epidemiologist by training, Dr. Trapido received his ScD and ScM degrees from the Harvard University School of Public Health, and an MSPH from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill., Cancer Epidemiology, Prevention, Control, HIV, Tobacco, Global Health, Environmental Epidemiology, Health Disparities, Disasters, Global Cancer Planning, Tobacco, HIV, Health Disparities, Public Health, Politics, Policy, Global Public Health
Cancer Epidemiology
Health Disparities.

Publications & Presentations


Phillippi, S., Beiter, K., Thomas, C., Sugarman, O., Wennerstrom, A., Wells, A., & Trapido, E. J. (2019). Examining Medicaid utilization pre- and post-natural disaster: A case study of the 2016 Baton Rouge area flood indicating a need for increased behavioral health access. American Journal of Public Health, 109(S4), 316–321. https://doi.org/doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2019.305193

Nugent, N., Gaston, S. A., Perry, J., Rung, A., Trapido, E. J., & Peters, E. S. (2019). PTSD symptom profiles among Louisiana women affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: A latent profile analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders, 250, 289–297. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2019.03.018

Rung, A., Oral, E., Fontham, E., Harrington, D. J., Trapido, E. J., & Peters, E. S. (2019). The Long-Term Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Women's Depression and Mental Distress. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 13(2), 183–190. https://doi.org/10.1017/dmp.2018.14

Kantrow, S. P., Jolley, S. E., Price-Haywood, E. G., Wang, X., Tseng, T. S., Arnold, D., … Lin, H. (2019). Using the emergency department to investigate smoking in young adults. Annals of Epidemiology, 30, 44–49.e1.

Sullivan, S., Peters, E. S., Trapido, E. J., Oral, E., Scribner, R., & Rung, A. (2018). Neighborhood Environment Measurements and Anthropometric Indicators of Obesity: Results from the Women and Their Children’s Health (WaTCH) Study. Environment and Behavior, 50(9), 1032–1055.

Springgate, B. F., Arevian, A. C., Wennerstrom, A., Johnson, A. J., Eisenman, D. P., Sugarman, O. K., … Wells, K. B. (2018). Community Resilience Learning Collaborative and Research Network (C-LEARN): Study Protocol with Participatory Planning for a Randomized, Comparative Effectiveness Trial. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(8). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15081683

LCRC Faculty

Asim Abdel-Mageed DVM PhD
Therapeutics & Diagnostics
Tulane University School of Medicine
Suresh K. Alahari PhD
Therapeutics & Diagnostics
LSU Health - New Orleans
Wayne L. Backes PhD
Tumor Biology
LSU Health - New Orleans
Victoria P. Belancio PhD
Genes & Environment
Tulane University School of Medicine
Earl "Nupsius" Benjamin-Robinson DrHSc CPH
Population Sciences
Louisiana Cancer Research Center
Tom Bishop PhD
Genes & Environment
Louisiana Tech University
David Blask MD PhD
Tumor Biology
Tulane University School of Medicine
Levon Bostanian PhD
Therapeutics & Diagnostics
Xavier University
J. Quincy Brown PhD
Therapeutics & Diagnostics
Tulane University School of Medicine