Helene E. Starks

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Adjunct Associate Professor, Health Services
Associate Professor, Bioethics and Humanities (primary appt.)
Adjunct Associate Professor, Family Medicine
Adjunct Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Education

PhD   University of Washington, 2004   (Health Services)
MPH   University of California (Berkeley), 1989   (Policy Analysis)
BA   University of Washington, 1982   (Communications)

Contact Info

email:   tigiba@uw.edu

address:
Department of Bioethics and Humanities


campus box:   357120
voice:   206-543-9724
fax:   206-685-7515

End-of-life issues; qualitative research; medical decision-making; clinician-patient communication



Starks H, Doorenbos A, Lindhorst T, Bourget E, Aisenberg E, Oman N, Rue T, Curtis JR, Hays R. The Family Communication Study: A randomized trial of prospective pediatric palliative care consultation, study methodology and perceptions of participation burden. Contemp Clin Trials. 2016 Jun 1;49:15-20. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2016.05.004. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 27263074
  


Burns M, Baylor C, Dudgeon BJ, Starks H, Yorkston K. Asking the Stakeholders: Perspectives of Individuals With Aphasia, Their Family Members, and Physicians Regarding Communication in Medical Interactions. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2015 Aug;24(3):341-57. doi: 10.1044/2015_AJSLP-14-0051.  PMID: 25760479
  


Starks H, Shaw JL, Hiratsuka V, Dillard DA, Robinson R. Engaging stakeholders to develop a depression management decision support tool in a tribal health system. Qual Life Res. 2015 May;24(5):1097-105. doi: 10.1007/s11136-014-0810-9. Epub 2014 Sep 23.  PMID: 25246185
  


Barata LP, Starks H, Kelley M, Kuszler P, Burke W. WHAT DNA CAN AND CANNOT SAY: PERSPECTIVES OF IMMIGRANT FAMILIES ABOUT THE USE OF GENETIC TESTING IN IMMIGRATION. Stanford Law Pol Rev. 2015;26:597-638.  PMID: 26855553    PMCID: PMC4743036
  


Rosenberg AR, Starks H, Jones B. "I know it when I see it." The complexities of measuring resilience among parents of children with cancer. Support Care Cancer. 2014 Oct;22(10):2661-8. doi: 10.1007/s00520-014-2249-5. Epub 2014 Apr 23.  PMID: 24756554    PMCID: PMC4264630