Jeffrey G. Jarvik

Professor, Health Services
Professor, Radiology (primary appt.)
Professor, Neurosurgery
Adjunct Professor, Orthopedics
Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy


MPH   University of Washington, 1995
MD   University of California (San Diego), 1987
BA   University of California (San Diego), 1981

Contact Info


325 Ninth Ave
Seattle, WA 98104-2499

campus box:   359728
voice:   206-744-3561
fax:   206-744-8560

Technology assessment; diagnostic testing

Jarvik JG, Gold LS, Comstock BA, Heagerty PJ, Rundell SD, Turner JA, Avins AL, Bauer Z, Bresnahan BW, Friedly JL, James K, Kessler L, Nedeljkovic SS, Nerenz DR, Shi X, Sullivan SD, Chan L, Schwalb JM, Deyo RA. Association of early imaging for back pain with clinical outcomes in older adults. JAMA. 2015 Mar 17;313(11):1143-53. doi: 10.1001/jama.2015.1871. Erratum in: JAMA. 2015 May 5;313(17):1758.  PMID: 25781443

Graves JM, Fulton-Kehoe D, Martin DP, Jarvik JG, Franklin GM. Factors associated with early magnetic resonance imaging utilization for acute occupational low back pain: a population-based study from Washington State workers' compensation. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Sep 1;37(19):1708-18.  PMID: 22020590

Graves JM, Fulton-Kehoe D, Jarvik JG, Franklin GM. Early imaging for acute low back pain: one-year health and disability outcomes among Washington State workers. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Aug 15;37(18):1617-27.  PMID: 22415000

Chair, dissertation committee for Janessa Graves
Early advanced imaging among Washington State workers' compensation claimants with non-specific acute occupational low back pain: An evaluation of precursors, costs, utilization, and outcomes