Tasha E. Fingerlin, PhD

Tasha E. Fingerlin
Tasha E. Fingerlin, PhD, is a researcher at National Jewish Health. Dr. Fingerlin is in the Department of Immunology and Genomic Medicine.
Vice Chair, Department of Immunology and Genomic Medicine
Director, Center for Genes, Environment & Health
Director, Program in Quantitative Genetics
Research AreasResearch Areas

Special Interests

Statistical Genetics, Genetic Epidemiology, Applied Statistics and Grant Writing.


University of Michigan, PhD, Epidemiology
University of Michigan, MS, Biostatistics
Concordia College, Seward, Nebraska, BS, Secondary Education (Mathematics and Biology)

Awards & Recognition

2014: Colorado School of Public Health Excellence in Research Award
2014: Chancellor’s Teaching Recognition Award
2013-2014: Leadership in Innovative Team Science Participant, Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
2013: Alpha-Omega Public Health Honorary Society Inductee
2011: Colorado School of Public Health Student Mentoring Award
2009: Young Alumna of the Year, Concordia University, Seward, Nebraska
1999-2002: National Institutes of Health Genome Science Pre-Doctoral Traineeship
1997: Outstanding Student Teacher Award, Concordia College, Seward, Nebraska
1993-1997: Board of Regents Full Tuition Scholarship, Concordia College, Seward, Nebraska

Professional Memberships

2014-Present: Western North American Region of the International Biometric Society
2013-Present: American Thoracic Society
2010-2012: American Diabetes Association
1999-Present: American Society of Human Genetics

Academic Affiliations

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Informatics, Colorado School of Public Health

Teaching & Professional Positions

2012-2014: Program Director, PhD and MS Programs in Epidemiology
2007-2008: Co-Chair, Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) Program Development Committee

Conflicts of Interest

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