Diana Buist, PhD, MPH
Affiliate Professor, Epidemiology (primary department)
Affiliate Professor, Health Services
Senior Investigator - Group Health Research Institute,
Group Health Research Institute
1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600
Seattle, WA 98101
Dr. Buist is an epidemiologist and health services researcher whose work focuses primarily on increasing the benefits of cancer screening and other health care services. She is especially interested in translational research–meaning, increasing the relevance of findings into health care practice. She has been at Group Health Research Institute (GHRI) since 1996 and has participated in a number of large, multi-site projects including: the Group Health Breast Cancer Surveillance Project, one of seven sites participating in the National Cancer Institute's Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium and the HMO Cancer Research Network.
Her extensive experience working with these diverse data in longitudinal studies and randomized trials puts Dr. Buist in a unique position to examine cancer screening, care, and outcomes in health systems across the country.
Dr. Buist is an affiliate investigator at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and an affiliate professor in the Departments of Epidemiology and Health Services at the University of Washington School of Public Health. She enjoys sharing her expertise by mentoring junior faculty and PhD and MPH candidates, co-directing the CRN Scholars Program, and teaching courses in clinical outcomes research internationally through the American Thoracic Society.
PhD, Epidemiology, University of Washington 1999
MPH, Epidemiology, Yale University 1995
Last Reviewed on 11/17/2014