On staff since August 2010
Children's Title: Attending Physician, General Pediatrics
Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Research Center: Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development
Language (Other than English): Spanish
K. Casey Lion, MD, MPH, is an attending physician in General Pediatrics at Seattle Children's Hospital and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. She is also an investigator at the Seattle Children's Research Institute.
She earned her medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, and a Masters in Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health. She completed her residency and quality of care research fellowship at Seattle Children's Hospital and the University of Washington. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Academic Pediatric Association. Her research interests are in improving quality of health care for vulnerable children, espcially those with language barriers.
I cannot speak the name Casey Lion without tears welling up in my eyes. What a blessing she was to my son, Talon, and my family. she is kind, caring, extremely intelligent and very good at what she does. she explains everything in detail and makes certain that everyone is on the same page. She is also very gentle and takes the time to listen to everyone's needs and respects that. I truley believe our son is with us today for the jugdment call she made that day. she has a place in our hearts forever. Thank GOD for Casey!
University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco
University of California Berkeley, Berkeley
Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle
Quality of Care Research, University of Washington, Seattle
Care of culturally and linguistically diverse patients, general pediatrics
Development and evaluation of interventions to improve health care quality for children from low-income, minority, and limited English proficient families. Rigorous evaluation of quality improvement interventions.
Seattle Children's Research Institute
CW8-6 - Child Health, Behavior and Development
2001 8th Ave
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