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Dept. of Health Services
Program Affiliations
Katharine A. Bradley
Affiliate Professor
Affiliate Professor, General Internal Medicine (primary appt.)

Senior Investigator
Group Health Research Institute

Research Interests:
Alcoholism prevention (screening, intervention and epidemiology in primary care setting); women's health; post-traumatic stress disorder

Contact Information

email:   bradley.k@ghc.org
web site:   http://www.grouphealthresearch.org

address:
Group Health Research Institute
Metropolitan Park East
1730 Minor Ave., Suite 1600
Seattle, WA 98101

voice:   206-287-2151
fax:   206-287-2871

Education

MPH   University of Washington, 1993   (Health Services)
MD   Stanford University, 1987   (Medicine)
BA   Stanford University, 1982   (Human Biology)

Recent Publications



Lapham GT, Rubinsky AD, Williams EC, Hawkins EJ, Grossbard J, Chavez LJ, Kivlahan DR, Bradley KA. Decreasing sensitivity of clinical alcohol screening with the AUDIT-C after repeated negative screens in VA clinics. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 Jun 23. pii: S0376-8716(14)00939-9. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2014.06.017. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 25034900


Lapham GT, Rubinsky AD, Heagerty PJ, Achtmeyer C, Williams EC, Hawkins EJ, Maynard C, Kivlahan DR, Au D, Bradley KA. Probability and predictors of patients converting from negative to positive screens for alcohol misuse. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2014 Feb;38(2):564-71. doi: 10.1111/acer.12260. Epub 2013 Oct 7.  PMID: 24118025


Williams EC, Rubinsky AD, Lapham GT, Chavez LJ, Rittmueller SE, Hawkins EJ, Grossbard JR, Kivlahan DR, Bradley KA. Prevalence of clinically recognized alcohol and other substance use disorders among VA outpatients with unhealthy alcohol use identified by routine alcohol screening. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 Feb 1;135:95-103. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2013.11.016. Epub 2013 Nov 27.  PMID: 24360928


Delaney KE, Lee AK, Lapham GT, Rubinsky AD, Chavez LJ, Bradley KA. Inconsistencies between alcohol screening results based on AUDIT-C scores and reported drinking on the AUDIT-C questions: prevalence in two US national samples. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2014 Jan 27;9(1):2. doi: 10.1186/1940-0640-9-2.  PMID: 24468406    PMCID: PMC3946205


Grossbard JR, Hawkins EJ, Lapham GT, Williams EC, Rubinsky AD, Simpson TL, Seal KH, Kivlahan DR, Bradley KA. Follow-up care for alcohol misuse among OEF/OIF veterans with and without alcohol use disorders and posttraumatic stress disorder. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2013 Nov-Dec;45(5):409-15. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2013.04.007. Epub 2013 Jul 30.  PMID: 23906670


Dissertation, Thesis & Capstone Committees (recent HSERV graduates)

2012
Chair, dissertation committee for Gwendolyn Lapham
Routine annual alcohol screening and brief alcohol intervention in the Veterans Health Administration

2012
Chair, dissertation committee for Anna Rubinsky
Alcohol screening results as a marker of alcohol misuse severity and postoperative risk