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Education and Training:

Bachelor of Arts with Honors (1967), Washington State University, Pullman, WA

Doctor of Medicine (1972), University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Masters in Public Health (1979), University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI

Intern, Internal Medicine (1972-1973), Presbyterian-University Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

Residency, Internal Medicine (1975-1977), Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI

Fellowship, Hematology & Medical Oncology (1982-1985), Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, CO

Graduate (1989), US Army Command and General Staff College

John R. Hess, MD, MPH, FACP, FAAAS
Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Hematology
University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Hess Office Address:
Harborview Medical Center
325 N Ninth Ave, Box 359743
Seattle, WA 98104

Phone:        (206) 744-6575
Fax:            (206) 744-6565
E-mail:        hessj3@uw.edu

CURRENT CLINICAL INTERESTS

Blood Coagulation, Transfusion in Trauma, Red Blood Cells


CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS

Red blood cell storage


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Holcomb JB, Jenkins D, Rhee P, Johannigman J, Mahoney P, Metha S, Cox ED, Gehrke MJ, Beilman GJ, Schreiber M, Flaherty SF, Grathwohl KW, Spinella PC, Perkins JG, Beekley AC, McMullins NR, Park MS, Gonzales EA, Wade CE, Dubick MA, Schwab CW, Moore FA, Champion HR, Hoyt DB, Hess JR. Damage control resuscitation: Directly addressing the early coagulopathy of trauma. J Trauma 2007; 62: 307-310.

Hess JR, B, Brohi K, Dutton RP, Hauser CJ, Holcomb JB, Kluger Y, Mackway-Jones K, Parr MJ, Rizoli SB, Yurioka T, Hoyt DB, Bouillon B. The coagulopathy of trauma: A review of mechanisms. J Trauma 2008; 65:748-754.

Slichter SJ, Kaufman RM, Assmann SF, McCullough J, Triulzi DJ, Strauss RG, Gernsheimer TB, Ness PM, Brecher ME, Josephson CD, Konkle BA, Woodson RD, Ortel TL, Hillyer CD, Skerrett DL, McCrae KR, Sloan SR, Uhl L, George JN, Aquino VM, Manno C, McFarland JG, Hess JR, Leissinger C, Granger S. Dose of Prophylactic platelet transfusion and prevention of hemorrhage. N Engl J Med 2010; 362:600-613.

Hess JR, for the BEST Collaborative. Scientific problems in the regulation of red cell products. Transfusion 2012; 52:1827-1835.

Hess JR, Lelkens CCM, Holcomb JB, Scalea TM. Advances in military, field, and austere transfusion medicine in the last decade. Transfus Apheresis Sci 2013; 49:380-386.

Hess JR. Resuscitation of trauma-induced coagulopathy. Hematology 2013; 2013:664-667.