Bruce Psaty

Professor, Medicine - General Internal Medicine
Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Professor, Health Systems and Population Health

1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1360

Seattle , WA 98101-1448


Research Interests

Cardiovascular epidemiology; myocardial infarction and stroke; Venous thrombosis; atrial fibrillation; risk factors, including hypertension, dyslipidemia, and diabetes; pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety; genetics, genomics and pharmacogenetics; epidemiological methods


MD Indiana University, 1981

PhD English, Indiana University, 1979

MPH Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1986

MA English, Indiana University, 1975

AB English, Princeton University, 1972

In the News

International study finds genetic risk for chronic inflammation
SPH News, 11/14/2018

Breakthrough study identifies 535 genes that influence blood pressure
SPH News, 09/28/2018

SPH researchers take part in largest-ever genetic study of stroke
SPH News, 04/02/2018

2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Winner
SPH News, 01/17/2018

Opioid prescriptions fall after 2010 peak, CDC report finds
The New York Times, 07/06/2017

Study: 3 arthritis pain drugs affect the heart equally
Associated Press, 11/21/2016

Global Study Reveals New Hypertension and Blood Pressure Genes
SPH News, 10/28/2016

Opioid prescriptions drop for first time in two decades
The New York Times, 05/20/2016

Online calculator helps seniors predict remaining healthy years
Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine, 10/08/2015

High-risk medical devices backed by few studies
Reuters, 08/11/2015