Nicholas J. Kassebaum

Nicholas J. Kassebaum, MD, is an adjunct associate professor in health metrics sciences and global health at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation and an associate professor in the department of anesthesiology and pain medicine at the University of Washington (UW). As Global Burden of Disease research team lead for neonatal and child health, he works with a dedicated group of professionals to quantify levels, trends, and drivers of disease burden. He practices clinically at UW's Harborview Medical Center. 



The Cleft Palate-Malnutrition Connection

During food crises, children with cleft lip and cleft palate are the most vulnerable of the vulnerable


A Lifelong Struggle With Sickle Cell Disease

The most common inherited disease worldwide is often ignored by health-care providers and policymakers