Larry Kessler

Professor, Health Systems and Population Health
Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy

University of Washington
Box 351621
3980 15th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98195-1621


Research Interests

Cost-effectiveness and diagnostic value of medical technology in screening for cancer and other diseases


ScD Health Services Admin, Johns Hopkins University, 1978

BS Mathematics, Boston University, 1973

In the News

Patients facing death are opting for a lifesaving heart device — but at what risk?
Bellingham Herald, 12/30/2023

FDA keeps a database of medical device injuries hidden from doctors and public
Huffington Post, 03/11/2019

At FDA, a new goal, then a push for speedy device reviews
ABC News, 11/27/2018

Patient trial validates wearable artificial kidney concept
NewsBeat, 06/03/2016

Wearable Artificial Kidney earns FDA fast-track status
HSNewsBeat, 11/07/2015

Political Polarization and Health Insurance
National Bureau of Economic Research, 11/10/2014

Researchers Investigate A Wearable Kidney
The Daily, 10/09/2014

Wearable Artificial Kidney Safety Test Receives Go-Ahead
HSNewsBeat, 09/16/2014

Rare Cancer Treatments, Cleared by F.D.A. but Not Subject to Scrutiny
New York Times, 12/03/2013

The Other Washington Could Hold the Key to Medicare's Cost Crisis
The Center for Public Integrity, 07/29/2013