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David Owens

DAVID S. OWENS, MD, MS   

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Co-Director, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Clinic
Attending Physician, University of Washington Medical Center
 

 University of Washington Medical Center 
1959 NE Pacific Street
Campus Box 356422 
Seattle, WA 98195-6422
 
 

 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

  • MPH, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2013
  • Certificate, Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics, Seattle, WA, 2012
  • Cardiology Fellowship, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 2009
  • Post-Doctoral Research Training, National Institutes of Health, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Cardiovascular Branch, Bethesda, MD, 2005
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2001
  • MD, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 1998
  • MA, Philosophy, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 1994
  • Graduate study in Department of Philosophy, Indiana University 1993
  • BS, Physics, Carleton College, Northfield, MN, 1990
 

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • Diplomate in Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2008-present
  • Diplomate in Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2001-2011
 

 AREAS OF CLINICAL EXPERTISE

  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Inherited Cardiac Disease
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • General Cardiology
  • Echocardiography
 

 SPECIAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Bruce Laughlin Award, given to UW cardiology fellow with “outstanding academic contributions and potential”​ 2007​
  • Postdoctoral Research Award - American Heart Association, Pacific Mountain Affiliate - 2008
  • Henry Christian Award - American Federation for Medical Research - 2008
  • Institute for Translational Health Sciences Scholar - 2008
  • Age, Gene-Environment Susceptibility (AGES)-Reykjavik Study consultant - 2013
  • KL2 Scholar, University of Washington - 2011 to present
  • Grace Marie Kaylor Endowed Award, given to UW faculty for “meritorious” research presentation​- 2011
  • UW Cardiology Fellows’ Teaching Award 2013


C​​​URRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS​

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 Selected Publications

 
 
Owens DS, Sharma S. “Youth & Athletic Screening: Rationale, Methods and Outcome”. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, 1st Edition, S.S. Naidu ed., Springer Science (2014, in press).
 
 
Owens DS. “Lifestyle Modification: Diet, Exercise, Sports and Other Issues”. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, 1st Edition, S.S. Naidu ed., Springer Science (2014, in press).
 
 
Drezner JA,…Owens DS,et al. “Abnormal Electrocardiographic Findings in Athletes: Recognizing Changes Suggestive of Cardiomyopathy.” Br J Sports Med 2013;47:137-152.
 
 
Drezner JA,…Owens DS,et al. “Abnormal Electrocardiographic Findings in Athletes: Recognizing Changes Suggestive of Primary Electrical Disease.” Br J Sports Med 2013;47:153-167.
 
 
Thanassoulis G*, Campbell CY*, Owens DS*, et al. “Genetic Associations with Valvular Calcium and Aortic Stenosis”. N Engl J Med. 2013 Feb 7;368(6):503-12.
 
 
Pelto, H, Owens D, Drezner JA, “Electrocardiographic Findings Suggestive of Cardiomyopathy: What to look for and what to do next.” Current Sports Medicine Reports 2013 Mar-Apr;12(2)77-85.
 
 
Owens DS. “Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Exercising a Strategy of Personalized Medicine”. Heart. (invited editorial, in press, 2014).
 
 
Kearney K, O’Brien KD, Sigurdsson S, Caslake M, Di Angelantonio E, MD, PhD§; Danesh J, Gudnasson V, Owens DS, “Lipoprotein(a) and Lifetime Cardiovascular Risk Predict Calcific Aortic Valve Disease: the Age, Gene-Environment Susceptibility (AGES) Reykjavik Study” (manuscript in preparation).
 
 
Drezner JA, Fischbach P, Froelicher V, Marek J, Pelliccia A, Prutkin JM, Schmied CM, Sharma S, Wilson MG, Ackerman MJ, Anderson J, Ashley E, Asplund CA, Baggish AL, Börjesson M, Cannon BC, Corrado D, DiFiori JP, Harmon KG, Heidbuchel H, Owens DS, Paul S, Salerno JC, Stein R, Vetter VL "Normal electrocardiographic findings: recognising physiological adaptations in athletes." British journal of sports medicine 2013 Feb; 47; 3; 125-36
 
 
Drezner JA, Ackerman MJ, Anderson J, Ashley E, Asplund CA, Baggish AL, Börjesson M, Cannon BC, Corrado D, DiFiori JP, Fischbach P, Froelicher V, Harmon KG, Heidbuchel H, Marek J, Owens DS, Paul S, Pelliccia A, Prutkin JM, Salerno JC, Schmied CM, Sharma S, Stein R, Vetter VL, Wilson MG "Electrocardiographic interpretation in athletes: the 'Seattle criteria'." British journal of sports medicine 2013 Feb; 47; 3; 122-4
 
 
Cawley PJ, Hamilton-Craig C, Owens DS, Krieger EV, Strugnell WE, Mitsumori L, D'Jang CL, Schwaegler RG, Nguyen KQ, Nguyen B, Maki JH, Otto CM "Prospective comparison of valve regurgitation quantitation by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and transthoracic echocardiography." Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging 2013 Jan; 6; 1; 48-57
 
 
Thanassoulis G, Campbell CY, Owens DS, Smith JG, Smith AV, Peloso GM, Kerr KF, Pechlivanis S, Budoff MJ, Harris TB, Malhotra R, O'Brien KD, Kamstrup PR, Nordestgaard BG, Tybjaerg-Hansen A, Allison MA, Aspelund T, Criqui MH, Heckbert SR, Hwang SJ, Liu Y, Sjogren M, van der Pals J, Kälsch H, Mühleisen TW, Nöthen MM, Cupples LA, Caslake M, Di Angelantonio E, Danesh J, Rotter JI, Sigurdsson S, Wong Q, Erbel R, Kathiresan S, Melander O, Gudnason V, O'Donnell CJ, Post WS "Genetic associations with valvular calcification and aortic stenosis." The New England journal of medicine 2013 Feb; 368; 6; 503-12
 
 
Drezner JA, Ackerman MJ, Cannon BC, Corrado D, Heidbuchel H, Prutkin JM, Salerno JC, Anderson J, Ashley E, Asplund CA, Baggish AL, Börjesson M, DiFiori JP, Fischbach P, Froelicher V, Harmon KG, Marek J, Owens DS, Paul S, Pelliccia A, Schmied CM, Sharma S, Stein R, Vetter VL, Wilson MG "Abnormal electrocardiographic findings in athletes: recognising changes suggestive of primary electrical disease." British journal of sports medicine 2013 Feb; 47; 3; 153-67
 
 
Drezner JA, Ashley E, Baggish AL, Börjesson M, Corrado D, Owens DS, Patel A, Pelliccia A, Vetter VL, Ackerman MJ, Anderson J, Asplund CA, Cannon BC, DiFiori J, Fischbach P, Froelicher V, Harmon KG, Heidbuchel H, Marek J, Paul S, Prutkin JM, Salerno JC, Schmied CM, Sharma S, Stein R, Wilson M "Abnormal electrocardiographic findings in athletes: recognising changes suggestive of cardiomyopathy." British journal of sports medicine 2013 Feb; 47; 3; 137-52
 
 
Owens DS, Budoff MJ, Katz R, Takasu J, Shavelle DM, Carr JJ, Heckbert SR, Otto CM, Probstfield JL, Kronmal RA, O'Brien KD "Aortic valve calcium independently predicts coronary and cardiovascular events in a primary prevention population." JACC. Cardiovascular imaging 2012 Jun; 5; 6; 619-25
 
 
Williams ES, Owens DS, Drezner JA, Prutkin JM "Electrocardiogram interpretation in the athlete." Herzschrittmachertherapie & Elektrophysiologie 2012 Jun; 23; 2; 65-71
 
 
Drezner JA, Asif IM, Owens DS, Prutkin JM, Salerno JC, Fean R, Rao AL, Stout K, Harmon KG "Accuracy of ECG interpretation in competitive athletes: the impact of using standised ECG criteria." British journal of sports medicine 2012 Apr; 46; 5; 335-40
 
 
Paramsothy P, Katz R, Owens DS, Burke GL, Probstfield JL, O'Brien KD "Age modification of the association of lipoprotein, lipid, and lipoprotein ratio with carotid intima-media thickness (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis [MESA])." The American journal of cardiology 2012 Mar; 109; 5; 658-64