Beth E. Ebel

Beth E. Ebel, MD, MSc, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington and Seattle Children's Hospital; Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology, UW

Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center
325 Ninth Ave, Box 359960
Seattle, WA 98104-2499
Phone: (206) 744-9430
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Leadership Roles

Director, Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center

Clinical, Research and/or Teaching Responsibilities

Beth E. Ebel, MD, MSc, MPH, is an attending physician at Seattle Children's Hospital, associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, and adjunct associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology, UW School of Public Health. Dr. Ebel directs the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center, a multi-disciplinary research center whose mission is to reduce the impact of injury and violence on people's lives through research, education, training and public awareness ( Dr. Ebel earned her MD at the combined Harvard Medical School/M.I.T. program, has a Masters in Development Economics from Oxford University, and her MPH at the UW School of Public Health. Her clinical interests include medical consultation for pediatric trauma patients and primary care for vulnerable populations. Dr. Ebel's research interests include injury prevention, community interventions and health behaviors with emphasis on high-risk populations, and global injury. Recent work includes a multi-site community intervention to improve child passenger safety in Latino and Native American communities, interventions to reduce teen distracted driving, and interventions to improve language access. She is principal investigator for a grant to quantitatively measure and improve interpreted care for limited English proficiency children and families, and a Fogarty grant to improve trauma care in developing countries.


Division Chief

Mangione-Smith, Rita M., MD, MPH


Baker, Barbara J., MN, ARNP, IBCLC
Bell, Shaquita L., MD
Bennett-Kaufman, Molly, ARNP
Bergman, Abraham, MD
Bledsoe, Julia M., MD
Burton Cahn, Monique, MD
Caldwell, Christine, MD
Capron, Molly , MD, MPH
Christakis, Dimitri A., MD, MPH
Coker, Tumaini Rucker , MD, MBA
Danielson, Benjamin S., MD
Davies, Julian K., MD
Denno, Donna M., MD, MPH
Desai, Arti D., MD, MSPH
Ebel, Beth E., MD, MSc, MPH
Feldman, Kenneth W., MD
Gillenwater, Kari, MD, MPH
Grant, Abigail, MD
Grow, H. Mollie Greves, MD, MPH
Henne, Heather M., MD
Hofstetter, Annika M., MD, PhD, MPH
Ibrahim, Anisa, MD
Jenny, Carole, MD, MBA
Jinguji, Thomas, MD
Johnston, Brian D., MD, MPH
Justus, Jacqueline, ARNP
Karr, Catherine J., MD, PhD, MS
Kertesz, Cynthia T., MD, FAAP
Kroshus, Emily, ScD, MPH
Lewis, Charlotte W., MD, MPH
Lion, K. Casey, MD, MPH
Liu, Lenna L., MD, MPH
Lockhart, John H., MD
McCarty, Carolyn A., PhD
McDermott, Kimberly J., MD
McPhillips, Heather A., MD, MPH
Melzer, Sanford M., MD, MBA
Mendoza, Jason A, MD, MPH
Morelli, Sheryl A., MD, MS
Moreno, Megan A, MD, MS Ed, MPH
Opel, Douglas J., MD, MPH
Pak-Gorstein, Suzinne, MD, MPH, PhD
Park, Kathleen J, MD, MPH
Pew, Catharine M., MD
Quitiquit, Celeste , MD
Richardson, Laura P., MD, MPH
Rivara, Frederick P., MD, MPH
Saelens, Brian E., PhD
Sathyanarayana, Sheela, MD, MPH
Shic, Frederick
Simon, Tamara D., MD, MSPH
Stout, James W., MD, MPH
Tandon, Pooja S., MD
Taylor, James A., MD
Vavilala, Monica S., MD
Waite, Whitney M, MD, MPH
Wiester, Rebecca T., MD
Wolf, Elizabeth R.
Wright, Davene R., PhD
Wright, Jeffrey A., MD, FAAP
Yasuda, Kyle E., MD
Zhou, Chuan, PhD


Brown, Emily, MD
Bryan, Mersine, MD
Foster, Carolyn, MD
Jenness, Jessica, MA, PhDc
Metz, James B., MD
Mooney, Stephen, PhD
Tessler, Robert, MD
Witt, Cordelie E., MD

Administrative Staff

Clare, Christine,
Hamilton, Maria
Hart, Rebecca
Marchand, Ann,
Musar, Cyndi
Sargent, Sue
Shuey, Suzanne
Warren, Louise,