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Dept. of Health Services
Program Affiliations
Jeffrey G. Jarvik
Professor, Radiology (primary appt.)
Professor, Neurosurgery
Adjunct Professor, Orthopedics
Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy

Research Interests:
Technology assessment; diagnostic testing

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Contact Information


325 Ninth Ave
Seattle, WA 98104-2499

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


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

Recent Publications

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

Dissertation, Thesis & Capstone Committees (recent HSERV graduates)

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

Member, thesis committee for John Ney
Peripheral neuropathic pain: Estimated impact on health care resources in the United States, 1997-2007, analysis using propensity score matching