Stephen Thielke, MD, MS, MA

Personal Statement

​I am a geriatric psychiatrist and health services researcher. My research focuses on ways of improving mental health and well-being among older adults, especially those with dementia and their caregivers.


Geriatric Psychiatry, University of Washington, 2005-2006
Geriatric Mental Health Services T32, University of Washington, 2006-2008
Psychiatry, University of Washington, 2001-2005
MD, Medicine, University of Washington, 1997-2001
MS, Health Services, University of Washington, 2006-2007
BA, Classics, Reed College, 1988-1992

Department Affiliations

Recent Publications

Digital Technology Differentiates Graphomotor and Information Processing Speed Patterns of Behavior.
J Alzheimers Dis 82(1): 17-32
Andersen SL, Sweigart B, Glynn NW, Wojczynski MK, Thyagarajan B, Mengel-From J, Thielke S, Perls TT, Libon DJ, Au R, Cosentino S, Sebastiani P, Long Life Family Study.

Unexpected Findings During Double-blind Discontinuation of Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor Medications.
(2021 Jun)
Clin Ther 43(6): 942-952
Moo LR, Martinez E, Padala K, Dunay MA, Scali RR, Chen S, Thielke SM

Ophthalmic conditions associated with dementia risk: The Cardiovascular Health Study.
(2021 Mar 31)
Alzheimers Dement
Hwang PH, Longstreth WT Jr, Thielke SM, Francis CE, Carone M, Kuller LH, Fitzpatrick AL

Cannabis Use and Nonfatal Opioid Overdose among Patients Enrolled in Methadone Maintenance Treatment.
Subst Use Misuse 56(5): 697-703
Bryson WC, Morasco BJ, Cotton BP, Thielke SM

An Agenda for Addressing Multimorbidity and Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia.
(2020 Jan-Dec)
Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 35(): 1533317520960874
Quiñones AR, Kaye J, Allore HG, Botoseneanu A, Thielke SM

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