Weiva Sieh

Weiva Sieh, MD, PhD, MS

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Genetics and Genomic Sciences
  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Population Health Science and Policy

Dr. Sieh’s research focuses on identifying genetic and epidemiologic factors underlying cancer susceptibility and outcomes.  Current interests include:
1) Genetic and environmental determinants of mammographic breast density; relationship of breast density and other image features to breast cancer risk.
2) Genomic risk prediction using machine learning methods.
3) Risk and prognosis of hormone-related cancers, including cancers of the breast, ovary and prostate.


BA Biology, Harvard University

MD Medicine, McGill University

MS Biostatistics, University of Washington

PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington

Postdoc Statistical Genetics, University of Washington