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Health Policy Affinity Group Faculty

Name and AppointmentsEducationResearch Interests
Associate Professor
Health Services (primary appt.)
 
MD
, 1981
Harvard Medical School
(Medicine)
JD
, 1977
Harvard University
(Law)
MPH
, 1992
Johns Hopkins University
BA
, 1972
Seattle University
(Mathematics)
 
Public health practice; emergency preparedness; public health law
Clinical Instructor
Health Services (primary appt.)
Executive Director, Public Policy & Government Relations,
Group Health Cooperative
 
MPH
, 2003
University of Washington
(Health Services)
MPA
, 2003
University of Washington
(Public Administration)
BA
, 1999
Harvard University
(Chemistry)
 
Health care financing; delivery system redesign; politics
Professor
Health Services (primary appt.)
Professor
Oral Health Sciences
Adjunct Professor
Finance and Business Economics
 
PhD
, 1978
University of Chicago
(Business, Economics, Finance)
MBA
, 1976
University of Chicago
(Business Admin, Finance)
MHA
, 1973
University of Washington
(Health Administration)
BS
, 1970
University of Washington
(Psychology)
 
Vertical integration in health services; integrated health systems; impact of financial incentives on physician behavior
Professor
Health Services (primary appt.)
 
PhD
, 1971
University of Michigan
(Medical Care Organization)
MA
, 1970
University of Michigan
(Economics)
MBA
, 1961
University of Chicago
(Business (Hospital Administration))
BA
, 1959
Duke University
(Business Administration)
 
The relationships between the changing environment of health care, the strategic and structural responses of health care organizations, their management, and their performance; management practice in health care organizations; physicians in management and leadership roles; the medical home model of primary care; rural health care
Professor
General Internal Medicine (primary appt.)
Professor
Health Services
 
MD
, 1977
St Louis University
MPH
, 1981
University of Washington
(Health Services)
BS
, 1973
(Chemistry)
 
Quality of care particularly in the outpatient setting and in health measurement; clinical topics including heart disease, COPD, UTI, anticoagulation
Associate Professor
Epidemiology (primary appt.)
Adjunct Associate Professor
Health Services
 
MD
, 1978
University of Colorado
(Preventive Medicine)
MPH
, 1989
University of Washington
(Epidemiology)
BS
, 1973
University of Denver
(Chemistry)
 
Preventing HIV, chronic disease and injury
Professor
Health Services (primary appt.)
Professor
Oral Health Sciences
Adjunct Professor
Sociology
 
PhD
, 1982
University of Washington
(Urban Planning)
MA
, 1975
Washington State University
(Sociology)
BA
, 1973
Washington State University
(Sociology)
 
Design and performance of health care systems; prevention; technology diffusion; program evaluation; survey research
Senior Lecturer
Family Medicine (primary appt.)
Senior Lecturer
Health Services
 
MD
, 1983
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
MPH
, 2000
University of Washington
(Health Services)
BA
, 1977
Wellesley College
(Psychology)
 
Reduction of tobacco use and related illnesses through education, advocacy, policy change, implementation of clinical practice guidelines, and community-based interventions; clinical interventions for treatment of tobacco dependence and alcohol-related risk reduction among college students
Professor
Health Services (primary appt.)
Vice Chair
Health Services
 
MD
, 1978
University of Texas (Southwestern)
(Medicine)
MPH
, 1993
Johns Hopkins University
(Public Health)
BA
, 1975
University of Texas (Austin)
(Zoology)
MBA
, 2003
University of Washington
 
Health-care quality; economic evaluation; systematic reviews of community-based prevention, older adults, physical activity, tobacco, chronic disease, adult immunization
Adjunct Principal Lecturer
Global Health
Principal Lecturer
Health Services (primary appt.)
 
CPH
, 1975
University of Toronto (Canada)
(Public Health)
BS
, 1974
University of Wisconsin
(Zoology)
 
Health policy; health sector leadership; social/political determinants; health system market change; health care costs and access, health sector education and training
Chair
Health Services
Professor
Health Services (primary appt.)
Adjunct Professor
Pharmacy
 
ScD
, 1978
Johns Hopkins University
(Health Services Admin)
BS
, 1973
Boston University
(Mathematics)
 
Cost-effectiveness and diagnostic value of medical technology in screening for cancer and other diseases
Clinical Professor
General Internal Medicine (primary appt.)
Clinical Professor
Health Services
Chief, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Section,
Public Health Seattle and King County
 
MPH
, 1989
University of Washington
AB
, 1978
Harvard University
(Biochemistry)
MD
, 1984
University of California (San Francisco)
(Internal Medicine)
 
Chronic disease and injury prevention
Associate Dean
Law School
Professor
Law (primary appt.)
Adjunct Professor
Health Services
 
JD
, 1991
Yale University
MD
, 1978
Mayo Medical School/graduate School
BA
, 1974
Mills College
 
Bioethics; genetics and the law; global health; health and human rights; medical malpractice; public health law
Affiliate Instructor
Health Services (primary appt.)
Director, Health Policy Center,
University of Washington,
Department of Health Services
 
MA
, 1988
University of California Los Angeles
(Urban Planning)
 
Health policy research; policy design, implementation, and practice; health policy communication
Professor
Law (primary appt.)
Adjunct Professor
Health Services
 
JD
, 1986
University of Pennsylvania
(Law)
MPH
, 1997
University of Washington
(Health Services)
BA
, 1982
University of Pennsylvania
(Spanish)
BS
, 1982
University of Pennsylvania
(Economics)
 
Health law; bioethics
Professor
Global Health
Adjunct Professor
Health Services
 
MD
, 1991
Harvard University
(Medicine (MD))
DPhil
, 1987
Oxford University (UK)
(International Health Economics, International Studies)
BA
, 1984
Harvard University
(Biology)
 
Health metrics and evaluation; mortality analysis and causes of death; life expectancy; health disparities; burden of disease assessment; injuries and risk factors; health economics; cost-effectiveness; health program evaluations; infectious disease epidemiology
Affiliate Professor
Epidemiology (primary appt.)
Affiliate Professor
Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education
Affiliate Professor
Health Services
Regional Health Administrator, PHS Region X,
US Government,
Department of Health and Human Services
 
MPH
, 1983
Johns Hopkins University
(Public Health)
MD
, 1983
Johns Hopkins University
(Medicine)
BA
, 1979
Claremont Men's College
(Biology)
 
Epidemiology; public health practice; informatics
Professor
General Internal Medicine (primary appt.)
Adjunct Professor
Health Services
Full Member,
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
 
MD
, 1990
University of Iowa
PhD
, 1994
University of Pennsylvania
(Health Services Marketing)
BS
, 1983
University of Iowa
(Economics)
 
health services research evaluations of genetic technologies; cost effectiveness analysis as part of clinical trials; population monitoring of cancer care services
Professor
Family Medicine (primary appt.)
Adjunct Professor
Global Health
Adjunct Professor
Health Services
Adjunct Professor
School of Environmental and Forest Sciences
 
MD
, 1971
Harvard University
MPH
, 1971
Harvard University
BA
, 1967
Harvard University
MFR
, 2003
University of Washington
 
Rural health; ecosystem health; health workforce; access to care; conservation and human health
Assistant Professor
Law (primary appt.)
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Health Services
 
JD
, 1991
University of California Los Angeles
BA
, 1986
Brown University
 
Health law; payment and delivery system reforms; global health; medical ethics
Professor
Department of Pharmacy (primary appt.)
Professor
Health Services
Adjunct Professor
Allergy and Infectious Dis.
 
PhD
, 1992
University of California (Berkeley)
(Health Economics)
MS
, 1986
University of Texas (Austin)
(Pharmacy)
BS
, 1983
Oregon State University
(Pharmacy)
 
Technology assessment; medical decision making; economic evaluation of pharmaceuticals, particularly in the areas of respiratory disorders, organ transplantation, HIV/AIDS, mental health and clinical decision making
Clinical Assistant Professor
Medicine (primary appt.)
Clinical Assistant Professor
Health Services
Senior Health Care Consultant,
Mercer
 
MPH
, 1992
University of Washington
(Public Health)
MD
, 1989
University of Nebraska
(Medicine (MD))
BA
, 1982
San Jose State University
 
Business and public health strategies that result in improved health outcomes, cost savings, risk management, productivity and quality of care; application and monitoring of public health policies, administrative codes and statutory changes to health care strategy
Senior Lecturer
Health Services (primary appt.)
 
DrPH
, 1999
University of Michigan
(Health Policy)
MHA
, 1972
University of Michigan
(Health Management)
AB
, 1966
Cornell University
(Economics)
 
Organization of health care markets and relationship to overall per capita costs