Sheniz Moonie

Associate Professor, School of Community Health Sciences
Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program Coordinator
Expertise: Pediatric asthma, Chronic disease trends, Clinical programming


Sheniz Moonie is the chair of the department of epidemiology and biostatistics in the school of public health. She also works with the Southern Nevada Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey, a project funded by the Centers for Disease Control.

Moonie serves as a biostatistician and epidemiologist, providing statistical guidance and study methodology support for faculty, staff, and students in multiple disciplines throughout the university, government health organizations, and nonprofit organizations.

Moonie’s research areas include pediatric asthma, including state surveillance, clinical management, and evaluation of the home setting. She has been published extensively and serves as a scientific reviewer for multiple journals, including Pediatrics and the Journal of Asthma Allergy and Clinical Immunology.


  • B.S., Biology, University of California, San Diego
  • M.S., Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University
  • Ph.D., Public Health Studies, Saint Louis University

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Sheniz Moonie
Research | July 23, 2013

Biostatistician Sheniz Moonie zeroes in on the factors that influence the health of Nevadans, particularly those with asthma.