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Hilary N. Karasz

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Health Services

Public Information Officer/Education Consultant
Seattle-King County Department of Public Health


PhD   University of Washington, 2006   (Communications)
MA   San Francisco State, 1993   (Broadcast Communication Arts)
BA   University of California (Berkeley), 1987   (History)

Contact Info


401 5th Ave Ste 1300
Seattle, WA 98104

voice:   206-263-8705
fax:   206-296-0166


Hilary Karasz, teaches in the COPHP program and health promotion and communication in the Executive MPH program. She has a particular interest in mobile health. She studies the use of technologies such as text messaging to bridge communication gaps and reduce inequities across our King County communities. She is also a faculty researcher at the Northwest Center for Public Health practice where she conducts research in emergency communications.