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Dimitri Christakis
Adjunct Professor
Professor, Pediatrics (primary appt.)
Adjunct Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Research Interests:
Pediatrics; quality of care; internet and health

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Contact Information

email:   dachris@u.washington.edu

address:
Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development
2001 8th Ave Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98121

campus box:   359300
voice:   206-884-8237
fax:   206-884-7801

Education

MPH   University of Washington, 1998
MD   University of Pennsylvania, 1993
BA   Yale University, 1986   (English Literature)

Recent Publications



Njoroge WF, Elenbaas LM, Garrison MM, Myaing M, Christakis DA. Parental cultural attitudes and beliefs regarding young children and television. JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Aug 1;167(8):739-45. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.75.  PMID: 23778788


Garrison MM, Christakis DA. The impact of a healthy media use intervention on sleep in preschool children. Pediatrics. 2012 Sep;130(3):492-9. doi: 10.1542/peds.2011-3153. Epub 2012 Aug 6.  PMID: 22869826    PMCID: PMC3428755


Christakis DA, Garrison MM, Lozano P, Meischke H, Zhou C, Zimmerman FJ. Improving parental adherence with asthma treatment guidelines: a randomized controlled trial of an interactive website. Acad Pediatr. 2012 Jul-Aug;12(4):302-11. Epub 2012 Jun 11.  PMID: 22694878


Tandon PS, Garrison MM, Christakis DA. Physical activity and beverages in home- and center-based child care programs. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2012 Jul-Aug;44(4):355-9. Epub 2012 May 6.  PMID: 22564855


Meischke H, Lozano P, Zhou C, Garrison MM, Christakis D. Engagement in "My Child's Asthma", an interactive web-based pediatric asthma management intervention. Int J Med Inform. 2011 Nov;80(11):765-74. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2011.08.002. Epub 2011 Sep 29.  PMID: 21958551    PMCID: PMC3255480


Dissertation, Thesis & Capstone Committees (recent HSERV graduates)

2013
Chair, thesis committee for Libby Brockman
Hookah smoking among US college students

2011
Member, thesis committee for William Van Cleve
Unnecessary care delivery for viral bronchiolitis decreases with increasing inpatient prevalence of bronchiolitis in US pediatric hospitals

2010
Member, thesis committee for Pooja Tandon
Nutrition menu labeling may lead to lower-calorie restaurant meal choices for children

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