Cardiovascular Health Research Unit

Luke Wander, MD

Acting Instructor, Medicine


BFA, Graphic Design, Savannah College of Art and Design, 1997
BFA, Computer Animation, Savannah College of Art and Design, 1997
MD, University of Washington, 2008
Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Washington, 2011
MS, Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2014


Perinatal epidemiology
Epidemiologic methods
Epigenetic regulation
Insulin resistance and diabetes


UW School of Medicine Endowed Scholarship, 2004
Alpha Omega Alpha, Vice President of UW chapter, 2007
UW School of Medicine George F. Odland Scholar, 2008
Seattle Internal Medicine Society’s Medical Student of the Year Award, 2008
Johns Hopkins General Internal Medicine Housestaff Research Becker Award, honorable mention, 2010


PL Wander, CM Sitlani, SE Badon, DS Siscovick, MA Williams, DA Enquobahrie. Associations of Early and Late Gestational Weight Gain with Infant Birth Size.  PMID:26093689

PL Wander, CE Fahrenbruch, TD Rea. The dispatcher assisted resuscitation trial: indirect benefits of emergency research.  PMID:25195982

PL Wander, H Hochner, CM Sitlani, DA Enquobahrie, T Lumley, GM Lawrence, A Burger, B Savitsky, O Manor, V Meiner, S Hesselson, PY Kwok, DS Siscovick, Y Friedlander. Maternal Genetic Variation Accounts in Part for the Associations of Maternal Size during Pregnancy with Offspring Cardiometabolic Risk in Adulthood. PMID:24670385