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School of Public Health

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

Lee CI, Bensink ME, Berry K, Musa Z, Bodnar C, Dann R, Jarvik JG, Lehman CD, Ramsey SD. Performance Goals for an Adjunct Diagnostic Test to Reduce Unnecessary Biopsies After Screening Mammography: Analysis of Costs, Benefits, and Consequences. J Am Coll Radiol. 2016 Nov;13(11S):R81-R88. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2016.09.032.  PMID: 27814820

Suri P, Boyko EJ, Smith NL, Jarvik JG, Williams FM, Jarvik GP, Goldberg J. Modifiable Risk Factors for Chronic Back Pain: Insights Using the Co-Twin Control Design. Spine J. 2016 Oct 26. pii: S1529-9430(16)31021-X. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2016.07.533. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 27794503

Karvelas DA, Rundell SD, Friedly JL, Gellhorn AC, Gold LS, Comstock BA, Heagerty PJ, Bresnahan BW, Nerenz DR, Jarvik JG. Subsequent healthcare utilization associated with early physical therapy for new episodes of low back pain in older adults. Spine J. 2016 Oct 17. pii: S1529-9430(16)31013-0. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2016.10.007. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 27765707

Gellhorn AC, Suri P, Rundell S, Olafsen N, Carlson MJ, Johnson S, Fry A, Anaswammy T, Gilligan C, Comstock B, Heagerty P, Friedly J, Jarvik JG. Lumbar muscle cross-sectional areas do not predict clinical outcomes in adults with spinal stenosis: a longitudinal study. PM R. 2016 Oct 6. pii: S1934-1482(16)30972-8. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2016.09.014.  PMID: 27721002

Rundell SD, Sherman KJ, Heagerty PJ, Mock CN, Dettori NJ, Comstock BA, Avins AL, Nedeljkovic SS, Nerenz DR, Jarvik JG. Predictors of Persistent Disability and Back Pain in Older Adults with a New Episode of Care for Back Pain. Pain Med. 2016 Sep 28. pii: pnw236. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 27688311