Peter J. House

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I am interested in strengthening communities and engaging them in taking ownership of their health and health systems.
I have worked extensively in rural communities helping them strengthen and expand their health systems.

Senior Lecturer, Health Services
Clinical Associate Professor, Family Medicine

Education

MHA   University of Michigan, 1974
BA   Lawrence University, 1968   (Mathematics)

Contact Info

email:   phinney6@uw.edu

office:   H-693

address:
University of Washington
1959 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, WA 98195

campus box:   357660
voice:   206-616-4985
fax:   206-543-3964

About

Mr. House teaches in the Community Oriented Public Health Practice Program (COPHP). He has wide experience in strategic planning, program evaluation, meeting facilitation, community assessments, community development, and community organizing. Mr. House teaches community development courses in the School of Public Health and two courses in rural health in the School of Medicine. He serves on the Curriculum Committee in the Department of Health Services.

Mr. House's hobbies include travel, gardening, hiking, and sailing, and he is active in local politics and neighborhood planning.


Research Interests

Community development; strategic planning; rural health

SciVal Experts Profile

Teaching   (Department of Health Services Courses)

  • HSERV 532
    COPHP Community Development
  • HSERV 591
    COPHP PBL Core Curriculum - Year 2
  • HSERV 592
    Community Oriented Public Health Practice Seminar
  • HSERV 592
    Community Oriented Public Health Practice Seminar

Recent Publications



House PJ, Hartfield K, Nicola B, Bogan SL. The University of Washington's Community-Oriented Public Health Practice Program and Public Health-Seattle & King County Partnership. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2014 May-Jun;20(3):285-9. doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000000054.  PMID: 24667188
  

Hagopian A, Mohanty MK, Das A, House PJ. Applying WHO's 'workforce indicators of staffing need' (WISN) method to calculate the health worker requirements for India's maternal and child health service guarantees in Orissa State. Health Policy Plan. 2012 Jan;27(1):11-8. Epub 2011 Feb 4.  PMID: 21296847
  

Van Fleet-Green JM, Chen FM, House P. Identifying the gaps between biodefense researchers, public health, and clinical practice in a rural community. J Rural Health. 2008 Summer;24(3):326-9.  PMID: 18643813
  

Norris TE, Coombs JB, House P, Moore S, Wenrich MD, Ramsey PG. Regional solutions to the physician workforce shortage: the WWAMI experience. Acad Med. 2006 Oct;81(10):857-62. Review.  PMID: 16985340
  

Norris TE, House P, Schaad D, Mas J, Kelday JM. Student providers aspiring to rural and underserved experiences at the University of Washington: promoting team practice among the health care professions. Acad Med. 2003 Dec;78(12):1211-6.  PMID: 14660419
 

Dissertation, Thesis & Capstone Committees (recent HSERV graduates)

2013
Chair, capstone for Jennifer Morton
Seeking safety: Evaluating the effects of the paid sick and safe time ordinance on survivors of domestic violence

2013
Chair, capstone for Sierra Rotakhina
Through the eyes of sexual health educators: Interviews with public school educators in Skagit County

2012
Member, capstone for Emily Koebnick
Community health needs assessment: Community engagement at Seattle Children's Hospital

2011
Chair, capstone for Catherine Clegg-Thorp
Learning from Kopanga, Kenya: A community health assessment on prenatal, delivery and postnatal care, preferences and practices

2011
Member, capstone for Robert Keys
Implementing an adverse childhood experiences screening and counseling program

2011
Chair, capstone for Elana Mainer
Photovoice: A manual and resource guide for health departments

External Funding (sampling of recent awards from UW SAGE data)

MODEL STATE-SUPPORTED AHEC PROGRAM
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
PI:   Allen           Dates:    9/1/2014 - 8/31/2015

Flex Program Evaluation
Washington State Department of Health (DOH)
PI:   House           Dates:    1/1/2014 - 8/31/2014

Model AHEC 13-14
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
PI:   Allen           Dates:    9/1/2013 - 8/31/2014

Flex Program Evaluation
Washington State Department of Health (DOH)
PI:   House           Dates:    3/15/2013 - 8/31/2013

Model AHEC 12
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
PI:   Allen           Dates:    9/1/2012 - 8/31/2017

Evaluation of Washington State Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program
Washington State Department of Health (DOH)
PI:   House           Dates:    10/31/2011 - 8/31/2012

Health Promotion Research Center
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Harris           Dates:    9/30/2011 - 9/29/2012

Health Promotion Research Center - Special Interest Projects
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Harris           Dates:    9/30/2010 - 9/29/2014

Northwest/Alaska/Hawaii Center to Reduce Oral Health Disparities
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Milgrom           Dates:    8/1/2008 - 7/31/2015