Michelle M. Garrison

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Adjunct Research Assistant Professor, Health Services
Research Assistant Professor, Psychiatry & 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

email:   michelle.garrison@seattlechildrens.org

Center for Child Behavior and Development
2001 8th Ave, Suite 400
PO Box 5371, M/S CW8-6
Seattle, WA 98145-5005

voice:   206-884-8238

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

McAteer J, Larison C, Lariviere C, Garrison MM, Goldin AB. Antireflux procedures for gastroesophageal reflux disease in children: influence of patient age on surgical management. JAMA Surg. 2014 Jan 1;149(1):56-62. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2685.  PMID: 24197138

Garrison MM, Mangione-Smith R. Cluster randomized trials for health care quality improvement research. Acad Pediatr. 2013 Nov-Dec;13(6 Suppl):S31-7. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2013.07.008.  PMID: 24268082

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

LaRiviere CA, McAteer JP, Huaco JA, Garrison MM, Avansino JR, Koepsell TD, Oldham KT, Goldin AB. Outcomes in pediatric surgery by hospital volume: a population-based comparison. Pediatr Surg Int. 2013 Jun;29(6):561-70. doi: 10.1007/s00383-013-3293-9. Epub 2013 Mar 15.  PMID: 23494672

Christakis DA, Liekweg K, Garrison MM, Wright JA. Infant video viewing and salivary cortisol responses: a randomized experiment. J Pediatr. 2013 May;162(5):1035-40. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2012.10.032. Epub 2012 Nov 16.  PMID: 23164310