Beth Ripley

Beth Ripley

Beth Ripley, MD, PhD, is a staff radiologist at the Seattle Division of the VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, and an Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Washington School of Medicine. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Art History from Stanford University and her MD and PhD in Neurosciences from University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. She completed radiology residency training and a cardiovascular imaging fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and a body imaging fellowship at the University of Washington. As an innovation specialist with the VA Center for Innovation, Dr. Ripley collaborates with a talented and diverse group of physicians, orthotists, prosthetists, engineers, administrators and information technologists across the VA system who—together— are reimagining the meaning of individualized patient care. Amongst other things, the VA 3D Printing Leadership Team hopes to understand how patient-specific 3D printing can improve the safety and quality of diagnosis and interventions such as surgery and minimally invasive procedures, improve patient education, shared decision-making, and informed consent and improve how patients engage with their surroundings.

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