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Carin E. Dugowson, M.D., M.P.H


Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Rheumatology
Adjunct Associate Professor of Epidemiology

1959 NE Pacific Street
Box 356428
Seattle, WA 98195-6428
Phone: 206-221-2931
Fax: 206-685-9397
Email: carind@uw.edu




  • M.D., University of Illinois Medical School, 1976
  • Internship in Medicine, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, 1976-77
  • Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1977-79
  • Chief Medical Resident, Swedish Hospital, Seattle, WA, 1978-79
  • Fellowship in Rheumatology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1983-84
  • M.P.H. in Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1986



  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Epidemiology of musculoskeletal diseases
  • Appropriate use of the electronic medical record




Guthrie KA, Gammill HS, Madeleine MM, Dugowson CE, Nelson JL. Parity and HLA alleles in risk of rheumatoid arthritis. Chimerism. 2011 Jan;2(1):11-15.

Shapiro JA, Koepsell TD, Voigt LF, Dugowson CE, Nelson JL. Diet and rheumatoid arthritis in women. Epidemiology 7:256-263, 1996.

Koepsell TD, Dugowson CD, Nelson JL, Voigt LF, Daling JR. Non-contraceptive hormones and the risk of rheumatoid arthritis in menopausal women. Int J Epi 23:1248-1255, 1994.

Nelson JL, Voigt LF, Koepsell TD, Dugowson CE, Daling J. Pregnancy outcome in women with rheumatoid arthritis before disease onset. J Rheum 19:18-21, 1992.

Dugowson CE, Voigt L, Nelson JL, Bley L, Koepsell TD, Daling J. Rheumatoid arthritis in women: Incidence rates in Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington, 1987-1989. Arth Rheum 34:1502-1507, 1991.

Dugowson CE, Nelson JL, Koepsell TD. Evaluation of the 1987 revised criteria for rheumatoid arthritis in a cohort of newly diagnosed female patients. Arth Rheum 33:1042-1046, 1990.



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