School of Public Health

Elmore, Joann

Joann Elmore

Professor, General Internal Medicine
Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology

Section Head of General Internal Medicine at Harborview Medical Center.


MD Stanford University, 1987
MPH Epidemiology, Yale University, 1992

Contact Info

Harborview Medical Center
Box 359780 10EH15
325 9th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
Tel: 206-744-3680


UW Medicine:

Research Interests

Clinical epidemiology; observer variability; breast cancer screening; technology assessment

Research Materials

Accuracy of Breast Pathology and the Impact of Double Reading
     – Baseline Survey
Accuracy in the Diagnosis of Melanoma and the Impact of Double Reading
     – Baseline Survey

Research Areas 

In The News

Second opinions notably reduce breast-biopsy misdiagnoses
HS NewsBeat, 06/28/2016

High-tech mammogram tool doesn’t boost cancer detection, study shows
Seattle Times, 09/28/2015

Detecting more small cancers in screening mammography suggests overdiagnosis
Medical Xpress, 07/24/2015