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Michelle M. Garrison

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Research Associate Professor, Health Services
Research Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (primary appt.)


PhD   University of Washington, 2006   (Epidemiology)
MPH   University of Washington, 1999   (Epidemiology)
BA   University of Texas (Austin), 1997   (Microbiology)

Contact Info


4333 Brooklyn Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98195-9455

campus box:   359455
voice:   206-616-8530


Michelle Garrison currently serves as the Associate Director of the MPH/MS Program in Health Services.

Child and adolescent sleep problems; interactions between media use, physical activity, and sleep, and the impact on health and behavior; development and testing of health behavior change interventions; pediatric inpatient quality of care and quality improvement research
  • HIHIM 425
    Research Design and Statistics for HIHIM
  • HSERV 523
    Advanced Health Services Research Methods I - Large Public Databases; Big Data

Hale L, Kirschen GW, LeBourgeois MK, Gradisar M, Garrison MM, Montgomery-Downs H, Kirschen H, McHale SM, Chang AM, Buxton OM. Youth Screen Media Habits and Sleep: Sleep-Friendly Screen Behavior Recommendations for Clinicians, Educators, and Parents. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2018 Apr;27(2):229-245. doi: 10.1016/j.chc.2017.11.014. Review.  PMID: 29502749    PMCID: PMC5839336
PubMed Central

Deeds S, Carr S, Garrison M, Fainstad T. Delivery of Standardized Patient Instructions in the After-Visit Summary Reduces Telephone Calls Between Clinic Visits. Am J Med Qual. 2018 Apr 1:1062860618770043. doi: 10.1177/1062860618770043. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 29667895

Webb SJ, Garrison MM, Bernier R, McClintic AM, King BH, Mourad PD. Severity of ASD symptoms and their correlation with the presence of copy number variations and exposure to first trimester ultrasound. Autism Res. 2017 Mar;10(3):472-484. doi: 10.1002/aur.1690. Epub 2016 Sep 1.  PMID: 27582229    PMCID: PMC5332517
PubMed Central

Barclay RP, Hilt RJ, Garrison M. A Statewide Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation to Primary Care Program and the Care of Children with Trauma-related Concerns. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2016 Oct;43(4):691-699.  PMID: 26219254

Garrison MM. The feedback whirlpool of early childhood sleep and behavior problems. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Jun;169(6):525-6. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.0356.  PMID: 25868054