Faculty

Diana Buist

Affiliate Professor, Epidemiology
Affiliate Professor, Health Systems and Population Health

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)

Association of Endogenous Pregnenolone, Progesterone, and Related Metabolites with Risk of Endometrial and Ovarian Cancers in Postmenopausal Women: The B∼FIT Cohort.
(2021 Aug 31)
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev
Trabert B, Geczik AM, Bauer DC, Buist DSM, Cauley JA, Falk RT, Gierach GL, Hue TF, Lacey JV Jr, LaCroix AZ, Michels KA, Tice JA, Xu X, Brinton LA, Dallal CM

Association of Breast Density With Breast Cancer Risk Among Women Aged 65 Years or Older by Age Group and Body Mass Index.
(2021 Aug 2)
JAMA Netw Open 4(8): e2122810
Advani SM, Zhu W, Demb J, Sprague BL, Onega T, Henderson LM, Buist DSM, Zhang D, Schousboe JT, Walter LC, Kerlikowske K, Miglioretti DL, Braithwaite D, Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium.

Prioritizing breast imaging services during the COVID pandemic: A survey of breast imaging facilities within the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium.
(2021 Oct)
Prev Med 151(): 106540
Sprague BL, O'Meara ES, Lee CI, Lee JM, Henderson LM, Buist DSM, Alsheik N, Macarol T, Perry H, Tosteson ANA, Onega T, Kerlikowske K, Miglioretti DL

Women's considerations and experiences for breast cancer screening and surveillance during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States: A focus group study.
(2021 Oct)
Prev Med 151(): 106542
Schifferdecker KE, Vaclavik D, Wernli KJ, Buist DSM, Kerlikowske K, Sprague BL, Henderson LM, Johnson D, Budesky J, Jackson-Nefertiti G, Miglioretti DL, Tosteson ANA

Recommendations for strengthening the role of embedded researchers to accelerate implementation in health systems: Findings from a state-of-the-art (SOTA) conference workgroup.
(2021 Jun)
Healthc (Amst) 8 Suppl 1(): 100455
Damschroder LJ, Knighton AJ, Griese E, Greene SM, Lozano P, Kilbourne AM, Buist DSM, Crotty K, Elwy AR, Fleisher LA, Gonzales R, Huebschmann AG, Limper HM, Ramalingam NS, Wilemon K, Ho PM, Helfrichfcr CD

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