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Jurgen Unutzer

Adjunct Professor, Health Services
Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences (primary appt.)
Adjunct Professor, Global Health


MPH   University of Washington, 1996   (Health Services)
MD   Vanderbilt University, 1990
MA   University of Chicago, 1988   (Public Policy)
BS   Iowa State University, 1983   (Biochemistry, History, Zoology)

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Seattle, WA 98195-6560

campus box:   356560
voice:   206-543-3752

Improving the care of adults with common mental disorders such as depression and comorbid medical disorders

Member, thesis committee for Shane Coleman
Depression and death in diabetes; 10-year follow up of all cause and cause specific mortality in a diabetic cohort

University of Washington School of Medicine

Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, one of the top psychiatric clinical, research, and teaching institutions in the country.

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is a leader in research areas such as depression and anxiety, geriatric and child psychiatry, Alzheimer's disease, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and in psychotherapeutic techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.