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Christine Hurley

Clinical Assistant Professor, Health Systems and Population Health

206-369-5464 | churley@uw.edu

Practical LLC, 4329 First Ave. NE, Seattle, WA 98105

Research Interests

Community and public health, AIDS/HIV


Chris Hurley is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Health Systems and Population Health. She has been an advocate and activist for improved health care for underserved populations in Seattle since the 1970s. Hurley was the founding director of the Pike Market Medical Clinic, a community health center serving downtown Seattle, and a co-founder of the Pike Place Market Foundation. She previously served as the administrator for Group Health Eastside Hospital. She was also the founding director of Bailey-Boushay House, a specialized care facility for people living with AIDS, and later served as CEO of Goosefoot Community Foundation, a community and economic development organization on Whidbey Island. Since 2010, Hurley has worked as a consultant to public and private health and human services organizations. She has an MHA from the UW.


MHA University of Washington, 1977
BA Philosophy, Political Science, Miami University (Ohio), 1973

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