Bruce M. Psaty

Adjunct Professor, Health Services
Professor, General Internal Medicine (primary appt.)
Professor, Epidemiology


MPH   University of Washington, 1986   (Epidemiology)
MD   Indiana University, 1981
PhD   Indiana University, 1979   (English)
MA   Indiana University, 1975   (English)
AB   Princeton University, 1972   (English)

Contact Info

web site:

1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1360
Seattle , WA 98101-1448

voice:   206-287-2777
fax:   206-287-2662

Cardiovascular epidemiology; myocardial infarction and stroke; venous thrombosis; atrial fibrillation; and risk factors, including hypertension, dyslipidemia, and diabetes; pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety; genetics, genomics and pharmacogenetics; and epidemiological methods

Dunn KM, Saunders KW, Rutter CM, Banta-Green CJ, Merrill JO, Sullivan MD, Weisner CM, Silverberg MJ, Campbell CI, Psaty BM, Von Korff M. Opioid prescriptions for chronic pain and overdose: a cohort study. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Jan 19;152(2):85-92.  PMID: 20083827    PMCID: PMC3000551

Lahad A, Heckbert SR, Koepsell TD, Psaty BM, Patrick DL. Hostility, aggression and the risk of nonfatal myocardial infarction in postmenopausal women. J Psychosom Res. 1997 Aug;43(2):183-95.  PMID: 9278907

Ramsey SD, Sullivan SD, Psaty BM, Patrick DL. Willingness to pay for antihypertensive care: evidence from a staff-model HMO. Soc Sci Med. 1997 Jun;44(12):1911-7.  PMID: 9194252

Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
PI:   McClelland           Dates:    8/15/2015 - 8/14/2020

A Pragmatic Randomized Trial of Calcitriol in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
Group Health Center for Health Studies
PI:   De Boer           Dates:    9/1/2014 - 8/31/2019