Associate Professor EmeritusMedicine Faculty Information Biography Education & Training: MDCreighton University, School of MedicineOmaha, NE1982 Internship, Residency, and Chief Residency in Internal MedicineCreighton University Affiliated HospitalsOmaha, NE1982–1986 MPHUniversity of Washington, School of Public Health and Community MedicineSeattle, WA1995 Honors: Phi Beta Kappa1978 Outstanding Medicine Resident1985 Golden Apple Award (Class of 1990)1988 Dedicated Teacher Award1992 St. Joseph Hospital Staff Distinguished Service Award1993 Alpha Omega Alpha1993 Fellowship, National Research Service Award in Primary Care1993–1995 Outstanding Patient Educator Award2001 Selected for Inclusion in Best Doctors 2003–042003 Selected for Inclusion in Best Doctors 2007–082007 Selected for Inclusion in Best Doctors 2009–102009 Excellence in Resident Education Award2009–2010 Selected for Inclusion in Best Doctors 2010–112010 Selected for Inclusion in Best Doctors 2011–122011 Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Research & Clinical Interests Clinical Interests: Hormone replacement therapy and mammographyBenign breast diseaseWomen's health care issuesOsteoporosis educationMenopause and hormone replacement therapy issues Publications Publications: Laya MB, Gallagher JC, Schreiman JS, Larson EB, Watson P, Weinstein L. 1995. Effect of postmenopausal hormonal replacement therapy on mammographic density and parenchymal pattern. Radiology. 196(2):433–7. Laya MB, Larson EB, Taplin SH, White E. 1996. Effect of estrogen replacement therapy on the specificity and sensitivity of screening mammography. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 88(10):643–9. Rutter CM, Mandelson MT, Laya MB, Seger DJ, Taplin S. 2001. Changes in breast density associated with initiation, discontinuation, and continuing use of hormone replacement therapy. JAMA. 285(2):171–6. Johnson KM, Bradley KA, Bush K, Gardella C, Dobie DJ, Laya MB. 2006. Frequency of mastalgia among women veterans. Association with psychiatric conditions and unexplained pain syndromes. Journal of general internal medicine. 21 Suppl 3:S70–5. Reed SDL, Laya MB, Melville J, Ismail SY, Mitchell CM, Ackerman DR. 2007. Prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency and clinical associations among veiled East African women in Washington State. Journal of women's health (2002). 16(2):206–13.