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Dept. of Health Services
Program Affiliations
Paul L. Hebert
Research Associate Professor
VA Health Services Research & Development

Research Interests:
Chronic disease with elderly and minority populations; disease management; social determinants of health disparities

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Contact Information


VA Health Services Research and Development
1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400
Seattle, WA 98101

voice:   206-277-4165


PhD   University of Minnesota, 2001   (Health Services Research)
BA   Georgetown University, 1985   (Economics)

Recent Publications

Zeliadt SB, Loggers ET, Slatore CG, Au DH, Hebert PL, Klein GJ, Kessler LG, Backhus LM. Preoperative PET and the Reduction of Unnecessary Surgery Among Newly Diagnosed Lung Cancer Patients in a Community Setting. J Nucl Med. 2014 Mar;55(3):379-85. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.113.124230. Epub 2014 Jan 21.  PMID: 24449594

Wong ES, Hebert PL, Hernandez SE, Batten A, Lo S, Lemon JM, Fihn SD, Liu CF. Association between local area unemployment rates and use of veterans affairs outpatient health services. Med Care. 2014 Feb;52(2):137-43. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000079.  PMID: 24374409

Hebert PL, McBean AM, O'Connor H, Frank B, Good C, Maciejewski ML. Time until incident dementia among Medicare beneficiaries using centrally acting or non-centrally acting ACE inhibitors. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2013 Jun;22(6):641-8.  PMID: 23620414

O'Hare AM, Vig EK, Hebert PL. Initiation of Dialysis at Higher Levels of Estimated GFR and Subsequent Withdrawal. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Feb;8(2):179-81. doi: 10.2215/CJN.12841212. Epub 2013 Jan 24.  PMID: 23349332

Cheng EM, Keyhani S, Ofner S, Williams LS, Hebert PL, Ordin DL, Bravata DM. Lower use of carotid artery imaging at minority-serving hospitals. Neurology. 2012 Jul 10;79(2):138-44. Epub 2012 Jun 13.  PMID: 22700815    PMCID: PMC3390541

Dissertation, Thesis & Capstone Committees (recent HSERV graduates)

Member, dissertation committee for Katherine Blondon
The potential for improving care in diabetes through mobile devices, patient empowerment and financial incentives

Chair, thesis committee for John Ney
Peripheral neuropathic pain: Estimated impact on health care resources in the United States, 1997-2007, analysis using propensity score matching

External Funding (sampling of recent awards from UW SAGE data)

Collaborative Care for Primary Care Patients with Alcohol Use Disorders
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
PI:   Bradley           Dates:    12/1/2009 - 11/30/2014