David N. Cowan, PhD, MPH
Dr. Cowan is the Principal of EPICON Associates, LLC. Dr. Cowan has worked in various aspects of public health, epidemiology, research and litigation support, and has coordinated and conducted all aspects of epidemiologic research, from problem definition and analysis to team building, study conceptualization, design, execution, analysis, and reporting. EPICON Associates, LLC, provides consulting in epidemiology, and litigation support for both plaintiff and defendant counsel. EPICON Associates has supported numerous disparate cases ranging from impact of low level asbestos exposure on morbidity and mortality, birth defects potentially associated with chemicals in drinking water, a large outbreak of hepatitis A spread by commercially distributed green onions, and potential risks of reprocessing single-use medical devices. Currently, Dr. Cowan is involved in research to identify biological markers for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. His work has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the American Medical Association, the American Journal of Epidemiology, and the Journal of Infectious Diseases, and others.