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Richard A. Deyo

Affiliate Professor, Health Systems and Population Health

Emeritus Professor, Oregon Health & Science University

206-962-1747 | deyor@ohsu.edu

Research Interests

Evidence-based medicine; health status measures; technology assessment; strategies in primary care; low back problems


Richard Deyo has been a member of the faculty since 1986. He is a general internist and remains active in clinical teaching and practice. He was the Co-director of the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program and the UW Center for Cost and Outcomes Research. His research interests are in the measurement of health status and other outcomes, management of back disorders, and appropriate use of medical technology. He recently co-edited a book on ‘Evidence-Based Clinical Practice’.


MD Medicine, Pennsylvania State University, 1975
MPH Health Services, University of Washington, 1981
BA Chemistry, Grinnell College, 1971