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Michelle Garrison

Professor, Department Head, Department of Public Health

Areas of Expertise

  • Sleep Equity, including sleep interventions, sleep epidemiology, and policy impacts on sleep
  • Healthy Media Use, including impact on sleep and interventions utilizing mindfulness and harm reduction approaches
  • Family-Centered Intervention Health Behavior Change, including intervention design, adaptation for specific populations, and evaluation
  • Research Study and Program Evaluation Design, including clinical trials, pragmatic trials, and strategies to maximize study/evaluation generalizability
  • Quality Improvement, including evaluation and research in healthcare settings
  • Evidence Synthesis, including systematic reviews, meta-analysis, and rapid reviews for policy stakeholders

HHS Signature Research Area(s)

  • Developmental Health and Wellness
  • Healthy Lifestyles and Vital Longevity
  • Sustainable Organizations and Thriving Communities

Department of Public Health Research Area(s)

  • Health Disparities
  • Prevention Science
  • Intervention and Implementation Science
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Health Systems and Policies


  • PhD, 2006, University of Washington School of Public Health - Epidemiology
  • MPH, 1999, University of Washington School of Public Health - Epidemiology
  • BA, 1997, University of Texas at Austin - Plan II Honors and Microbiology

Current Courses

  • PUBH 60000 - Professional Development In Public Health Seminar

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