Profile

Natalia Oster
Research Scientist
Research
nvoster@uw.edu

Biography

Natalia Oster joined the Department of Family Medicine Research Section in 2020 and is a research scientist at Rural PREP and the Center for Health Workforce Studies. She received her PhD in health services research from the University of Washington and an MPH in epidemiology from Boston University. Her previous work includes qualitative and quantitative research on childhood and adolescent vaccination, breast cancer screening, health care disparities and diabetes. Outside of work Natalia enjoys hiking, kayaking, traveling and spending time with friends and family.


 

CHWS Publications

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Larson EH, Oster NV, Jopson AD, Andrilla CHA, Pollack SW, Patterson DG. Routes to Rural Readiness: Enhancing Clinical Training Experiences for Physician Assistants J Physician Assist Educ 34(3):p 178-187 09-01-2023

Oster NV, Skillman SM, Frogner BK. Health Workforce Issues in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) Populations Center for Health Workforce Studies, University of Washington 07-01-2022

Oster NV, Patterson DG, Skillman SM, Frogner BK. COVID-19 and the Rural Health Workforce: The Impact of Federal Pandemic Funding to Address Workforce Needs Center for Health Workforce Studies, University of Washington 03-01-2022

Oster NV, Guenther G, Frogner BK, Skillman SM. The Clinical Laboratory Workforce in the U.S.: Supply, Distribution, Education Pathways, and State Responses to the COVID-19 Emergency Center for Health Workforce Studies, University of Washington 06-14-2021

Oster NV, Skillman SM, Frogner BK. COVID-19’s Effect on the Employment Status of Health Care Workers Center for Health Workforce Studies, University of Washington 05-26-2021

 

CHWS Presentations

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Oster NV, Skillman SM, Frogner BK, Dahal A, Stubbs BA, Pollack SW, Guenther G. Characterizing the Respiratory Therapist, Physical Therapist and Pharmacist Workforce Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic AAMC 2021 Group on Diversity and Inclusion & Health Workforce Research Joint Virtual Conference

 

RHRC Publications

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Larson EH, Oster NV, Jopson AD, Andrilla CHA, Pollack SW, Patterson DG. Routes to Rural Readiness: Enhancing Clinical Training Experiences for Physician Assistants J Physician Assist Educ 09-01-2023

Longenecker R, Oster NV, Peterson L, Andrilla CHA, Schmitz DF, Evans DV, Morgan ZJ, Pollack SW, Patterson DG. A Match Made in Rural: Interpreting Match Rates and Exploring Best Practices Family Medicine April 2023 04-01-2023

 

RHRC Presentations

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Oster N. Palliative Care Challenges and Solutions in Rural Communities National Rural Health Association Conference, San Diego, CA