Charles C. Maynard

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Research Professor Emeritus, Health Services


PhD   University of Washington, 1986   (Sociology)
MSW   University of Washington, 1977   (Social Work)
MA   Washington State University, 1974   (Sociology)
BA   Whitman College, 1970   (Sociology)

Contact Info


VA Puget Sound HSR&D
Metro Park West, Suite 1400
1100 Olive Way
Seattle, WA 98101

campus box:   358280
voice:   206-277-6496
fax:   206-764-2935


Charles Maynard joined the University of Washington in 1975, when he started in the MSW program. His primary research interests are cardiovascular health services research and administrative databases, with particular interest in Department of Veterans Affairs databases.

Research Interests

Cardiovascular disease; administrative databases

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Recent Publications

Kamphuis VP, Haeck ML, Wagner GS, Maan AC, Maynard C, Delgado V, Vliegen HW, Swenne CA. Electrocardiographic detection of right ventricular pressure overload in patients with suspected pulmonary hypertension. J Electrocardiol. 2013 Nov 1. pii: S0022-0736(13)00564-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2013.10.010. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 24370072

Sundh F, Simlund J, Harrison JK, Maynard C, Ugander M, Strauss DG, Carlsen E, Wagner GS. Impact of ostium secundum atrial septal defect closure on the resolution of falsely positive electrocardiographic criteria for myocardial scarring. J Electrocardiol. 2013 Nov 21. pii: S0022-0736(13)00569-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2013.11.005. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 24491675

Lapham GT, Rubinsky AD, Heagerty PJ, Achtmeyer C, Williams EC, Hawkins EJ, Maynard C, Kivlahan DR, Au D, Bradley KA. Probability and predictors of patients converting from negative to positive screens for alcohol misuse. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2014 Feb;38(2):564-71. doi: 10.1111/acer.12260. Epub 2013 Oct 7.  PMID: 24118025

Corban MT, Eshtehardi P, Suo J, McDaniel MC, Timmins LH, Rassoul-Arzrumly E, Maynard C, Mekonnen G, King S 3rd, Quyyumi AA, Giddens DP, Samady H. Combination of plaque burden, wall shear stress, and plaque phenotype has incremental value for prediction of coronary atherosclerotic plaque progression and vulnerability. Atherosclerosis. 2014 Feb;232(2):271-6. doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2013.11.049. Epub 2013 Dec 1.  PMID: 24468138

Kim F, Nichol G, Maynard C, Hallstrom A, Kudenchuk PJ, Rea T, Copass MK, Carlbom D, Deem S, Longstreth WT Jr, Olsufka M, Cobb LA. Effect of prehospital induction of mild hypothermia on survival and neurological status among adults with cardiac arrest: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2014 Jan 1;311(1):45-52. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.282173.  PMID: 24240712

Dissertation, Thesis & Capstone Committees (recent HSERV graduates)

Member, dissertation committee for Gwendolyn Lapham
Routine annual alcohol screening and brief alcohol intervention in the Veterans Health Administration

Chair, thesis committee for Matthew Nguyen
Financial impact of failed colonoscopies

Chair, thesis committee for Randi Phelps
Neurologic status and duration of survival among cardiac arrest survivors

Chair, thesis committee for Heather Baldwin
Sexual risk behavior and sex under the influence: An event analysis of men in substance abuse treatment who have sex with women

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

Mild Hypothermia for Resuscitated Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Patients
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Kim           Dates:    8/1/2012 - 7/31/2013

Mild Hypothermia for Resuscitated Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Patients
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Kim           Dates:    8/1/2011 - 7/31/2012

Clinical Outcomes Assessment Program (COAP)
Foundation for Health Care Quality
PI:   Maynard           Dates:    1/1/2011 - 12/31/2011

IPA-Maynard 10-12
US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
PI:   Maynard           Dates:    10/1/2010 - 9/30/2012


Clinical Outcomes Assessment Project

This organization reviews outcomes for coronary artery bypass surgeries and percutaneous coronary interventions performed in Washington State Hospitals.

Epidemiology Research and Information Center

This Department of Veterans Affairs center provides epidemiologic consultation to Department of Veterans Affairs researchers.