Faculty

Diana Buist

Affiliate Professor, Epidemiology
Affiliate Professor, Health Services

206-287-2931
Diana.S.Buist@kp.org

Education

PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1999
MPH Epidemiology, Yale University, 1995

Contact

206-287-2931
Diana.S.Buist@kp.org

Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600
Seattle, WA 98101
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Bio

Diana Buist, PhD, MPH, is an epidemiologist and health services researcher with extensive experience conducting comparative effectiveness research. Her work focuses on reducing harms and increasing benefits for patients in the area of cancer screening and outcomes spanning across patient, provider, and system factors.

Dr. Buist has an extensive record of practical research that has led to many efforts to improve care, including the development and refinement of national breast cancer screening guidelines. She has been conducting research within Kaiser Permanente Washington for more than 20 years and is a strong believer in patient-centered care and the important role patients play in improving the value and quality of health care.

Research Interests

  • Comparative effectiveness research
  • Delivery system science
  • Learning health care system research
  • Dissemination and implementation
  • Pragmatic clinical trials
  • Epidemiology
  • Health services

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Digital Mammography and Breast Tomosynthesis Performance in Women with a Personal History of Breast Cancer, 2007-2016.
(2021 May 18)
Radiology
Lee JM, Ichikawa LE, Wernli KJ, Bowles E, Specht JM, Kerlikowske K, Miglioretti DL, Lowry KP, Tosteson ANA, Stout NK, Houssami N, Onega T, Buist DSM

Endogenous Progestogens and Colorectal Cancer Risk among Postmenopausal Women.
(2021 Jun)
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 30(6): 1100-1105
Michels KA, Geczik AM, Bauer DC, Brinton LA, Buist DSM, Cauley JA, Dallal CM, Falk RT, Hue TF, Lacey JV Jr, LaCroix AZ, Tice JA, Xu X, Trabert B

Body Mass Index and Risk of Second Cancer among Women with Breast Cancer.
(2021 Apr 5)
J Natl Cancer Inst
Feigelson HS, Bodelon C, Powers JD, Curtis RE, Buist DSM, Veiga LHS, Aiello Bowles EJ, Berrington de González A, Gierach GL

Response to Pisano, Gastonis, Sparano, et al.
(2021 Mar 30)
J Natl Cancer Inst
Kerlikowske K, Bissell MCS, Sprague BL, Buist DSM, Henderson LM, Lee JM, Miglioretti DL

Assessment of a Risk-Based Approach for Triaging Mammography Examinations During Periods of Reduced Capacity.
(2021 Mar 1)
JAMA Netw Open 4(3): e211974
Miglioretti DL, Bissell MCS, Kerlikowske K, Buist DSM, Cummings SR, Henderson LM, Onega T, O'Meara ES, Rauscher GH, Sprague BL, Tosteson ANA, Wernli KJ, Lee JM, Lee CI

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