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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


Richards CA, Starks H, O'Connor MR, Bourget E, Lindhorst T, Hays R, Doorenbos AZ. When and Why Do Neonatal and Pediatric Critical Care Physicians Consult Palliative Care? Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2018 Jun;35(6):840-846. doi: 10.1177/1049909117739853. Epub 2017 Nov 27.  PMID: 29179572    PMCID: PMC5807228
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O'Connor MR, Adem A, Starks H. East African Perceptions of Barriers/Facilitators for Pediatric Clinical Research Participation and Development of the Inclusive Research Model. J Pediatr Nurs. 2018 May 18. pii: S0882-5963(18)30114-3. doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2018.05.005. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 29784519
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Richards CA, Starks H, O'Connor MR, Bourget E, Hays RM, Doorenbos AZ. Physicians Perceptions of Shared Decision-Making in Neonatal and Pediatric Critical Care. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2018 Apr;35(4):669-676. doi: 10.1177/1049909117734843. Epub 2017 Oct 8.  PMID: 28990396    PMCID: PMC5673589
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Hicks K, Downey L, Engelberg RA, Fausto JA, Starks H, Dunlap B, Sibley J, Lober W, Khandelwal N, Loggers ET, Curtis JR. Predictors of Death in the Hospital for Patients with Chronic Serious Illness. J Palliat Med. 2017 Sep 19. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 28926294
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Starks H, Coats H, Paganelli T, Mauksch L, van Schaik E, Lindhorst T, Hurd C, Doorenbos A. Pilot Study of an Interprofessional Palliative Care Curriculum: Course Content and Participant-Reported Learning Gains. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2017 Jan 1:1049909117725042. doi: 10.1177/1049909117725042. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 28795580
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