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Molly M. Fuentes, MD, MHS

Molly M. Fuentes, MD, MHS

Rehabilitation, Developmental Pediatrics

On staff since September 2014

Academic Title: Acting Assistant Professor

Research Center: Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development

  • Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    Rehabilitation Medicine Outstanding Resident UW Department of Rehabilitation Medicine 2012
    Chief Resident UW Department of Rehabilitation Medicine July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012
    • Fuentes MM, Apkon S, Jimenez N, Rivara FP
      Association Between Facility Type During Pediatric Inpatient Rehabilitation and Functional Outcomes.
      27026580 Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation , 2016 Sept. - 2016 Sept. : 97(9)1407-1412.e1
    • Fuentes MM, Bjornson K, Christensen A, Harmon R, Apkon SD
      Disparities in Functional Outcomes during Inpatient Rehabilitation between American Indian/Alaska Native and White Children.
      27524753 Journal of health care for the poor and underserved , 2016 - 2016 : 27(3)1080-96
    • Fuentes MM, Bjornson K, Christensen A, Harmon R, Apkon SD
      Disparities in Functional Outcomes during Inpatient Rehabilitation between American Indian/Alaska Native and White Children.
      27524753 Journal of health care for the poor and underserved , 2016 - 2016 : 27(3)1080-96
    • Fuentes M, Hart-Johnson T, Green CR
      The association among neighborhood socioeconomic status, race and chronic pain in black and white older adults
      17987920 Journal of the National Medical Association , 2007 Oct. : 99(10)1160-9 PMCID: PMC2574394
      http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2574394/
    • Fuentes M, Thompson L, Quistberg DA, Haaland WL, Rhodes K, Kartin D, Kerfeld C, Apkon S, Rowhani-Rahbar A, Rivara FP
      Access to outpatient rehabilitation services for children with traumatic brain injury and public insurance
  • Grant Title Grantor Amount Award Date
    The Experience of Disability in American Indian and Alaska Native Children, sub-award of the Rehabilitation Medicine Scientist Training Program (K12 program funded by the National Center for Medical and Rehabilitation Research) July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2019

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Medical/Professional School

University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor
University of Washington School of Public Health, Seattle

Residency

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Washington, Seattle

Fellowship

Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle
University of Washington, Seattle

Clinical Interests

Traumatic brain injury including concussions, cerebral palsy, functional impairments related to other medical conditions or developmental disorders, spinal cord injury

Research Description

Health disparities in American Indian and Alaska Native children with disabilities, disparities in access to rehabilitation services, culturally relevant rehabilitation and functional outcome measures and interventions