Kushang V. Patel, PhD, MPH

Research Professor

Adjunct Research Professor, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine

UW Medical Center - Montlake

About Me

Director of the Research Core, Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center

Practice Goal
To improve active life expectancy and advance health equity through community-based and population-based research.

My research focuses on investigating exercise and non-pharmacologic treatments to improve pain management and reduce risk of injury among older adults, as well as advancing the epidemiology of pain, multimorbidity, physical functioning, and falls.

Harborview Medical Center, UW Health Sciences

Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, NIH 2004-2007

Exploring different places and cultures, cooking food, getting outdoors, and connecting with family and friends.