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Christopher G. Slatore M.D., M.S.

    • Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine School of Medicine
    • Cancer Biology Graduate Program School of Medicine

Dr. Slatore is interested in the prevention, detection, treatment, and healthcare delivery for patients with tobacco-related lung diseases, chiefly lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).  His research has focused on improving patient outcomes and identifying innovative approaches to treatment in these areas. He is currently investigating the influence of patient-clinician communication on patient-centered outcomes for patients with and at risk of having lung cancer. Through the application of comparative research methodologies, he hopes to improve healthcare quality for patients with tobacco-related lung diseases.

Education

  • B.A., University of Oregon, Eugene Oregon 1993
  • MSc, University of Washington School of Public Health, Seattle Washington 2008
  • M.D., University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Washington 2001
  • Residency:

    • 2001-2004, Internal Medicine Resident; Department of Medicine, University of Washington; Seattle, WA2004-2005, Chief Medicine Resident; Department of Medicine, University of Washington; Seattle, WA
  • Fellowship:

    • 2005-2008, Senior Fellow; Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington; Seattle, WA
  • Certifications:

    • 2004-Present - Diplomat, American Board of Internal Medicine; Internal Medicine2007-Present - Diplomat, American Board of Internal Medicine; Pulmonary Medicine2008-Present - Diplomat, American Board of Internal Medicine; Critical Care Medicine

Memberships and associations

  • American Thoracic Society; American College of Chest Physicians

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