University of Washington School of Public Health
Professor, General Internal Medicine
Harborview Medical Center
Global Health-Health system strengthening in resource constrained environments including use of accreditation standards, quality improvement processes and information technology (electronic records, decision support). Quality improvement. Research and strategies to improve health and decrease disparities in health including reducing medical and non-medical determinants such as behaviors and social environment.
MD Medicine, George Washington University, 1979
MPH Pub Health & Comm Med, University of Washington, 1986
BA Psychology, St Lawrence University, 1973
In the News
- UW's 'Pushing Hand' Gave Rise to Huge Ethiopia Health Center
- Opportunities Lost -- Could Ebola Have Been Better Contained?
The World Post, 09/05/2014
- A Promising Public Health Dentistry Model for Cameroon
Human Resources for Health, 11/26/2012
- Adjunct Professor Scott Barnhart does not expect effects of the Gulf spill on humans to be permanent.
- How Will The Gulf Oil Spill Affect Human Health?
- In Gulf cleanup, toxic risks are uncertain
USA Today, 06/23/2010
- The solution for GM and Chrysler might be good medicine for U.S. health care system
Seattle Times, 08/03/2009
- Bailouts create health pandemic
Seattle PI, 11/25/2008