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Christopher K. Varley, MD

Christopher K. Varley, MD

Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

On staff since October 1978

Children's Title: Program Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Program

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Psychiatry

Medical/Professional School

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle

Residency

Psychiatry, University of Washington, Seattle

Fellowship

Child Psychiatry, University of Washington, Seattle

Clinical Interests

Pediatric psychiatry; psychopharmacology

Awards and Honors

Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
 Listed in Continental Who’s Who The Continental Who's Who Jan. 1, 2009
 Listed in Princeton Premier Registry The Princeton Premier Registry Jan. 1, 2009
 Listed in American Registry of Outstanding Professionals The American Registry of Outstanding Professionals Jan. 1, 2009
 Listed in Who’s Who in Medicine and Health Care The Who’s Who in Medicine and Health Care Jan. 1, 2009
 Listed in International Who's Who of Professionals The International Who's Who of Professionals Jan. 1, 2009
Fellow - American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Jan. 1, 2009

Publications

  • Varley CK, McClellan J
    Implications of marked weight gain associated with atypical antipsychotic medications in children and adolescents.
    JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association , 2009 Oct. 28 : 1811-2
  • Thompson JN, Varley CK, McClellan J, Hilt R, Lee T, Kwan AC, Lee T, Trupin E
    Second opinions improve ADHD prescribing in a medicaid-insured community population.
    Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry , 2009 July : 740-8
  • Varley CK
    Commentary by an academic child psychiatrist on the relationship of the pharmaceutical industry, academia, psychiatric practice, and the Food and Drug Administration.
    Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology , 2007 June : 292-4
  • Varley CK
    Treating depression in children and adolescents: what options now?
    CNS drugs , 2006 : 1-13
  • Varley CK, Jibson MD, McCarthy M, Benjamin S
    A survey of the interactions between psychiatry residency programs and the pharmaceutical industry.
    Academic psychiatry : the journal of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training and the Association for Academic Psychiatry , 2005 : 40-6
  • Varley CK, Smith CJ
    Anxiety disorders in the child and teen.
    Pediatric clinics of North America , 2003 Oct. : 1107-38
  • Varley CK
    Psychopharmacological treatment of major depressive disorder in children and adolescents.
    JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association , 2003 Aug. 27 : 1091-3

Presentations

Presentations Title Event Location Date
Anxiety versus Bipolar Disorder Grand Rounds - Maniilaq Hospital Kotzebue, Alaska Nov. 4, 2009
The New American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinical Skills Verification credentialing Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Honolulu, Hawaii Oct. 29, 2009
Outcome of Biofeedback Therapy for Children with Recurrent Headaches Intentional Headache Society and American Headache Society Meeting Abstract Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Sept. 1, 2009
Diagnosis, Evaluation and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Anxiety Disorders Grand Rounds, North Star Behavioral Health Anchorage, Alaska July 22, 2009
Special Conundrums for Pediatrics: Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy. Clinical Pharmacology Series - University of Washington School of Nursing Shoreline, Washington June 5, 2009
Diagnosis and Evaluation of Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academy Societies Baltimore, Maryland May 3, 2009
Treatment of Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academy Societies Baltimore, Maryland May 3, 2009
New Medications and Medication Indications Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Update 2009 – Autism, ADHD, Anxiety and Anorexia Seattle Children’s Hospital Seattle, WA March 28, 2009
Proposals for Clinical Skills Verification of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry CAP Fellows - Specific Models, Administrative Challenges and Educational Opportunities American Association of Directors of Psychiatry Residency Training 38th Annual Meeting Tucson, Arizona March 13, 2009
The Partnership Access Line - establishing an empirically based child psychiatry consultation program for Washington State The Partnership Access Line Denver, Colorado March 6, 2009
Anxiety in Children and Adolescents Pediatric Behavioral Health Care for Primary Care Provider - Partnership Access Line Vancouver, Washington Jan. 31, 2009