Gregory A. Roth, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Adjunct Associate Professor
Health Metrics Science and Global Health
Director for Research, Client Services Unit, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
Director for Educational Outreach, Division of Cardiology
Attending Physician, Harborview Medical Center
John and Cookie Laughlin Endowed Professorship in Cardiology

Faculty Information


Gregory Roth, M.D., M.P.H., is an assistant professor in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Washington. His expertise is in general cardiology, cardiac critical care and echocardiography (heart ultrasound imaging). He works at Harborview Medical Center's Cardiology Clinic and is an attending physician for the Harborview Cardiac Care Unit and Cardiology Consultative Service. He also is an attending physician at Harborview's Echocardiography Laboratory. His research focuses on global health surveillance, population health and cardiovascular quality and outcomes. He is a visiting faculty member at the UW Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. 

Dr. Roth earned his bachelor's and medical degrees from Brown University. He trained in internal medicine and cardiovascular medicine at the UW and served as an attending physician in the emergency department at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, and as a consultant physician at Whakatane Hospital, New Zealand. He received additional training as a post-doctoral fellow with the Veterans Administration Health Services Research and Development branch. 

Dr. Roth is a recipient of an American Heart Association post-doctoral fellowship for his work developing a pharmacokinetic approach to measuring treatment disparities in heart failure. He is also the recipient of a UW Institute for Translational Health Sciences Ignition research grant for his work examining pharmacogenomics in heart failure. He is an associate editor for the journal, Global Heart. In his spare time, Dr. Roth enjoys spending time with his family.

Education & Training: 
Postdoctoral Fellowship
American Heart Association Western States Affiliate
Fellowship in Cardiology
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA
Research Fellowship
Health Services Research and Development, Veterans Administration Seattle Puget Sound Health Care System
Seattle, WA
Consultant Physician
Whakatane Hospital
New Zealand
Attending Physician
Harborview Medical Center, Emergency Department
Seattle, WA
Residency in Internal Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Brown University
Providence, RI
Brown University
Providence, RI
ssociate Editor, Global Heart: Official Journal of the World Heart Federation
UW Institute for Translational Health Sciences Pharmacy Ignition Award
Bruce-Laughlin Research Award, Division of Cardiology, University of Washington
Mailing Address: 
Harborview Medical Center
325 9th Avenue
Box 359748 
Seattle, WA 98104
Administrative Support Contact:
For appointments or other clinical matters, please contact the Heart Institute.
Research & Clinical Interests
Research Interests: 
  • Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Health Services
  • Global Health Research in Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Population Health
Clinical Interests: 
  • Echocardiography
  • General Cardiology
  • Critical Care Cardiology