Bridget Burke, PHD, MPH, MIS

“My research focuses on the prevention of cognitive and functional declines in older adults.”

Bridget Burke, PHD, MPH, MIS

Research Fellow, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute



Recent publications

Burke BT, Köttgen A, Law A, Grams M, Baer AN, Coresh J, McAdams-DeMarco MA. Gout in older adults: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2016 Apr;71(4):536-42. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glv120. Epub 2015 Dec 28. PubMed

Burke BT, Köttgen A, Law A, Windham BG, Segev D, Baer AN, Coresh J, McAdams-DeMarco MA. Physical function, hyperuricemia and gout in older adults enrolled in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Cohort Study. Arthritis Care Res. 2015 Jul 2.

Burke BT, Miller BF, Proser M, Petterson SM, Bazemore AW, Goplerud E, Phillips RL. A needs-based method for estimating the behavioral health staff needs of community health centers. BMC Health Serv Res. 2013 Jul 2;13:245. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-245. PubMed

Phillips RL Jr, Kaufman A, Mold JW, Grumbach K, Vetter-Smith M, Berry A, Burke BT. The primary care extension program: a catalyst for change. Ann Fam Med. 2013 Mar-Apr;11(2):173-8. doi: 10.1370/afm.1495. PubMed


Healthy Aging

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KPWHRI’s Dr. Dori Rosenberg shares 28 ways to be less sedentary.

Read it in Live Healthy.

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Dr. Sascha Dublin explores what this reassuring finding from the Kaiser Permanente-UW ACT study means for patients with acid reflux.

Read it in Healthy Findings.