Gaylene Altman, PhD, RN

Gaylene Altman, PhD, RN
Associate Professor
Associate Professor
Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems
Box 357266
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-7266


Dr. Altman teaches clinical and theory courses in medical, surgical and obstetrical nursing. She has also received the Rheba de Tornyay Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and the Sandra Eyres Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award.

Current Research Interests

Inflammatory and physiological changes in disorders of women and developing critically thinking in teaching nursing skills.

Areas of Funded Research

Inflammatory changes in uterine tissue in women with endometriosis and genetic variation in estrogen metabolism.

Research Interests: 
Dysmenorrhea, potential infertility
UW Graduate Faculty: