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Nancy Sugg, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (DOM)
Director, Pioneer Square Clinic, Harborview Medical Center

Education & Training

MD, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 1979-1983
Residency and Chief Residency in Internal Medicine, Primary Care Track, University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals, Seattle, WA, 1983-1986
MPH, University of Washington, School of Public Health, Seattle, WA, 1989-1991

Professional Interests

Disease and injury prevention
Domestic violence
Substance and alcohol abuse
HIV-related disease


Alpha Omega Alpha, 1982
HMC UpJohn Achievement Award for Clinical Ability and Humanitarian Concern, 1986
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar, 1989-1991
Distinguished Service Award, 2001
Community Partnership Award, King County and Public Health, 2004
Foster McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service, 2007
Warren Featherstone Reid Award for Excellence in Healthcare, 2008
UW Medicine Service Excellence Award, 2010
WA State Chapter Internist of the Year, American College of Physicians, 2010
Leaders in Health Care Awards Finalist, Seattle Business Magazine, 2012

Selected Publications

Sugg NK, Inui T. 1992. Primary care physicians' response to domestic violence. Opening Pandora's box.. JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association. 267(23):3157-60.
Sugg NK, Thompson RS, Thompson DC, Maiuro R, Rivara FP. 1999. Domestic violence and primary care. Attitudes, practices, and beliefs.. Archives of family medicine. 8(4):301-6.
Thompson RS, Rivara FP, Thompson DC, Barlow WE, Sugg NK, Maiuro RD, Rubanowice DM. 2000. Identification and management of domestic violence: a randomized trial.. American journal of preventive medicine. 19(4):253-63.