Jim Stout

Jim Stout


Dr. Stout is a Professor of Pediatrics and Adjunct Professor of Health Services at University of Washington (UW) in Seattle, Washington.  Since 1994 he has been a practicing general pediatrician with a special interest in asthma at Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic, a satellite of Seattle Children’s Hospital. He has led and served on numerous externally-funded trials and quality improvement projects.  His research has primarily focused on reducing health disparities by improving respiratory health care delivery.

He directs the UW-based Interactive Medical Training Resources (iMTR) group that produces resources for online health training projects https://www.uwimtr.org, and remotely delivers spirometry training to practices domestically and internationally. https://www.spirometry360.org.

He served on the Fourth Expert Panel for the NIH-sponsored US National Asthma Guidelines, and serves on the Education Subcommittee of the IPCRG. He was recognized as the 2019 Inventor of the Year from the UW School of Medicine, for the global reach of the Spirometry 360 program.

Dr. Stout has served as PI or Co-Investigator on many externally funded projects primarily focused on reducing health disparities by improving health care delivery. 

He was PI for the PCORI-funded project “Guidelines-to-Practice (G2P),” with the aim of reducing asthma health disparities through a community health worker model integrated with primary care.  He then served  as Co-PI for the follow-on PCORI-funded project, “Dissemination of a Community Health Worker training program from the Guidelines to Practice (G2P) project.”