Population Health Resource Directory

Davis Patterson

Davis Patterson photo 2014.jpg

Davis Patterson, PhD, is a sociologist and a research assistant professor in the University of Washington (UW) Department of Family Medicine in Seattle, Washington. He is Director of the Collaborative for Rural Primary care Research, Education, and Practice (Rural PREP), Deputy Director of the WWAMI Rural Health Research Center, and an investigator in the UW Center for Health Workforce Studies.

Dr. Patterson’s research and evaluation activities seek to inform policy and improve rural and underserved populations’ access to healthcare, with a particular focus on the health workforce. His current research includes studies examining which medical education programs produce rural physicians and how those programs can be supported, the potential for allied health providers to fill healthcare gaps, and factors affecting rural patient access to home health care.

Home Campus, School, or College
School of Medicine
Population Health Focus Keywords
Education Access, Health, Mental Health or Illness, Oral Health
Field of Study
Clinical Practice, Health Care, Medicine, Social Sciences
Key Populations
Adolescent / Youth, Adult, Children, Elderly, Immigrants, Underrepresented Populations, Vulnerable Populations
In what countries of the world does your research take place?

U.S.

Home Campus, School, or College
Lengua Photo 2016-08 A Compressed.jpg
My research examines the effects of economic disadvantage and adversity on children’s neuro...
Heaton-Lisa.jpg
Dr. Heaton’s research interests focus on access to dental care in adults with mental illnes...
veenstra_david.jpg
Dr. Veenstra’s primary research interests are the clinical, economic, and policy implications of ...
carlson_josh.jpg
Dr. Carlson’s current research interests and work to date has primarily focused on the intersecti...
ho_rodney.jpg
Dr. Ho studies the relationships between drug target distribution and its relationship to disease...
W-Logo_Purple_Hex.png
Dr. Kost is interested in learning how to best educate medical students to meet the healthcare ne...
donald-chi.jpg
Dr. Chi’s research involves understanding disparities in access to dental care for publicly...
mamani-hamed.jpg
Dr. Mamani’s research interests include: healthcare operations; healthcare delivery; public...
forehand-mark-200x300.jpg
Dr. Forehand’s research focuses on consumer identity and health marketing and has appeared ...
O'Connor bio pic low res.JPG
Rebecca O’Connor is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Child Nursing an...
WandaFace.jpg
Dr. Pratt’s research focuses on understanding patients’ needs and designing new technologie...
Fourie
Carina is the Benjamin Rabinowitz Assistant Professor in Medical Ethics at the Philosophy Departm...
CindyDougherty4x6.jpg
The overall goal of our research programs in cardiovascular disease are to enhance physical and p...
Unutzer_Jurgen_web.png
Dr. Unützer is Professor and Chair in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the...
stacked-w-uw-bothell-10.png
Micro- and nano-technologies together with sensing and wireless innovations have been emerging re...
Thelma-Madzima.jpg
The long-term goal of my research program is to understand how epigenetic mechanisms facilitate r...
esalathe.png
Dr. Salathé conducts research on regional climate change and the impacts of climate change on hum...
W-Logo.png
Dr. Baldwin is a family physician and a Professor in the UW Department of Family Medicine. Her re...
W-Logo.png
Dr. Cole is a family physician and researcher at the University of Washington in the School of Me...
Heagerty_Patrick-small.jpg
Design and analysis of observational and randomized trials. Data coordinating center leadership f...
Rundell_Sean_2.jpg
Sean Rundell is a physical therapist and an epidemiologist. He’s an Assistant Professor in ...
Sharon AAA.jpg
Sharon S. Laing is an assistant professor at the University of Washington Tacoma, Nursing and Hea...
W-Logo.png
My research is based at the Health Promotion Research Center (HPRC) in the Department of Health S...
W-Logo.png
Basia Belza, PhD, RN, FAAN is The Aljoya Endowed Professor in Aging in the School of Nursing and ...
W-Logo_Purple_Hex.png
I specialize in occupational health services research, and in program and policy evaluation. My r...
Showing 1 - 25 of 304 results