Gary M Franklin

Research Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences
Adjunct Research Professor, Health Systems and Population Health
Adjunct Research Professor, Neurology

University of Washington
Box 359116
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
Seattle, WA 98109-


Research Interests

Occupational injury. Neurological epidemiology. Outcomes research.


MD Internal Medicine, George Washington University, 1969

MPH Pub Health & Comm Med, University of California (Berkeley), 1982

BA Mathematics, Franklin & Marshall College, 1965

In the News

Pain patients and doctors worry the CDC's new opioid guidelines may be damaging
NPR, 04/05/2022

Testing strategies to combat the opioid epidemic
SPH News, 09/05/2018

Prescription opioids highly addictive, especially for teens.
The Vancouver Sun, 05/06/2018

DEOHS Research Professor Gary Franklin: Opioid overprescribing is not a myth., 03/15/2018

Opioid overprescribing is not a myth
POLITICO, 03/13/2018

Opioids are no better than common painkillers, study finds., 03/08/2018

Opioids are no better than common painkillers, study finds
FORTUNE, 03/06/2018

Inslee takes next steps to continue work on opioid crisis
Medium, 01/16/2018

Mixing Opioids and Sedatives Steeply Raises Overdose Risk
SPH News, 08/17/2017

Overcoming opioids: Easing an epidemic 1 doctor at a time
The Seattle Times, 06/15/2017