Lauren Beste
Associate Professor
Medicine
Deputy Director, General Medicine Service, VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Director of Data & Analytics Group; National VA HIV, Hepatitis, and Related Conditions Program Office

Faculty Information

Biography

Dr. Beste is a VA-based general internist with clinical and research interests in primary care management of viral hepatitis and other infectious diseases. She is the Deputy Director of the General Medicine Service at VA Puget Sound.

Education & Training: 
MD
Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
2000–2004
Residency in Internal Medicine
Brown University
Providence, RI
2004–2007
MSc
University of Washington, School of Public Health
Seattle, WA
2007–2009
Honors: 
Society of General Internal Medicine Award for Leadership, SGIM Northwest Region
2015
Society of General Internal Medicine Award for Excellence in Clinician Investigation, SGIM Northwest Region
2016
Fellow, American College of Physicians
2019
American College of Physicians Certificate in Primary Care Leadership
2021
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Research & Clinical Interests
Research Interests: 
  • Liver disease epidemiology
  • Primary care management of viral hepatitis
  • Quality improvement
  • Sexually transmitted infections
Publications