Jason A Mendoza

Jason A Mendoza, MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics; Adjunct Professor of Health Services; Core Faculty for the UW Nutritional Sciences Program; Joint Associate Member, Cancer Prevention Program, Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

2001 Eighth Avenue, Suite 400, M/S: CW8-6, Seattle, WA 98121
Email: jason.mendoza@seattlechildrens.org
Seattle Children's Profile

Leadership Roles

Associate Director for Community Outreach and Engagement, Fred Hutch / University of Washington Cancer Consortium; Associate Program Head, Cancer Prevention Program, Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Clinical, Research and/or Teaching Responsibilities

Dr. Mendoza is a UW professor of pediatrics and adjunct professor of health services. He teaches and practices general pediatrics at Harborview Medical Center in the pediatric clinic, a county safety-net clinic. Dr. Mendoza has devoted his career to promoting equity in physical activity and healthy eating among low-income and racial/ethnic minority children. He conducts community and school-based research on eliminating health inequities by reducing screen time, such as television viewing, and increasing physical activity, such as through the Walking School Bus and other Safe Routes to School programs. He also leads research on using wearable physical activity trackers and social media groups to promote physical activity among adolescent and young adult cancer survivors. He has another line of research examining the influence of food insecurity (i.e., hunger) on youth and young adults with diabetes. His research has been extramurally funded by the National Institutes of Health (NCI, NIDDK, NHLBI), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and St. Baldrick's Foundation. He also leads research on the influence of food insecurity (i.e., hunger) on youth and young adults with diabetes.

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Interim Division Chief

Johnston, Brian D., MD, MPH


Baker, Barbara J., MN, ARNP, IBCLC
Bell, Shaquita L., MD
Bennett-Kaufman, Molly, ARNP
Bergman, Abraham, MD
Bledsoe, Julia M., MD
Brown, Emily, MD
Burton, Monique S, MD
Caldwell, Christine, MD
Capron, Molly, MD, MPH
Christakis, Dimitri A., MD, MPH
Chung, Esther K., MD, MPH
Coker, Tumaini Rucker , MD, MBA
Danielson, Benjamin S., MD
Davies, Julian K., MD
Dawson-Hahn, Elizabeth, MD, MPH
Denno, Donna M., MD, MPH
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
Johnson, Nicole, MD
Justus, Jacqueline, ARNP
Karr, Catherine J., MD, PhD, MS
Kertesz, Cynthia T., MD, FAAP
Kroshus, Emily, ScD, MPH
Lewis, Charlotte W., MD, MPH
Liljenquist, Kendra, PhD, MPH
Lion, K. Casey, MD, MPH
Liu, Lenna L., MD, MPH
Lockhart, John H., MD
Malik, Faisal S, MD, MS
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
Nagle, Kyle, MD, MPH
Opel, Douglas J., MD, MPH
Pak-Gorstein, Suzinne, MD, MPH, PhD
Park, Kathleen J, MD, MPH
Pew, Catharine M., MD
Quitiquit, Celeste , MD
Rivara, Frederick P., MD, MPH
Saelens, Brian E., PhD
Sathyanarayana, Sheela, MD, MPH
Shic, Frederick, PhD
Stout, James W., MD, MPH
Tandon, Pooja S., MD
Taylor, James A., MD
Wiester, Rebecca T., MD
Zhou, Chuan, PhD


Adhia, Avanti, ScD
Butler, Elissa, MD
Crumm, Caitlin, MD
Johnson, Katie, MD

Administrative Staff

Clare, Christine,
Hart, Rebecca
Musar, Cyndi
Sargent, Sue
Shuey, Suzanne
Umali, Christina V.,
Warren, Louise,