Rita M. Mangione-Smith

Rita M. Mangione-Smith, MD, MPH


Professor of Pediatrics

Seattle Children's Hospital Research Institute
Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development
2001 8th Ave, Suite 400, Seattle, WA 98121
PO Box 5371, M/S CW 8-6, Seattle, WA 98145
UW MAIL Box 359300 CW8-6
Phone: (206) 884-8242
Fax: (206) 884-7801
Seattle Children's Profile

Leadership Roles

Director, Outcomes Assessment Program, Seattle Children's Hospital Associate Director, Quality of Care Fellowship, Seattle Children's Hospital

Clinical, Research and/or Teaching Responsibilities

Dr. Mangione-Smith's primary research interests are quality and appropriateness of care in pediatrics and the development and evaluation of interventions to improve care provided to children. Dr. Mangione-Smith's current extramurally funded projects focus on the development of quality assessment tools for the inpatient setting and evaluation of interventions aimed at improving outpatient primary care. She has primarily published in the area of quality of care, with a specific focus on asthma care, appropriate use of antibiotics, and physician-parent communication. She serves on the editorial boards for Annals of Family Medicine and Health Services Research and serves as a reviewer for many leading pediatric journals. Dr. Mangione-Smith attends in the UW pediatric resident continuity clinic one-half day per week and on the Seattle Children's Hospital General Pediatric Service one month per year.