Catherine M. Albright, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Clinician Educator
Sites of Practice: 
Maternal and Infant Care Clinic, UWMC
UW Medicine MFM TeleMed at Arlington
UW Medicine MFM TeleMed at Yakima
UW Medicine MFM at Arlington
UW Medicine MFM at Yakima
University of Washington Medical Center
Labor & Delivery Services: 
UW Medical Center
Date Joined UW Medicine: 
English, Spanish

Faculty Information


Personal Interests:

In my free time, I enjoy being outdoors as much as possible, which often involves backpacking, hiking and skiing. 

What do you like about working at UW Medicine?

I love working at UW Medicine because I am constantly inspired by my colleagues and my patients to learn more and to be better.  We get to practice medicine that is both local and far-reaching and get to interact with amazing people on a daily basis.

What are your favorite things about living in the Seattle area?

Access to the outdoors while still being close to the city to enjoy the excellent food and entertainment.

Board Certification: 
Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2015
Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 2018
Washington, 2016
Education & Training: 
MS, Clinical and Translational Research
Brown University
Providence, RI
Fellowship, Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Brown University
Providence, RI
Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Brown University
Providence, RI
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
New York, NY
Seattle Met Magazine Top Doctors, Maternal-Fetal Medicine
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Washington State Medical Association
Academic Administrative Contact (non-clinical): 
Mailing Address: 

1959 NE Pacific Street

Box 356460

Seattle, WA 98195


Schedule an Appointment:

Please visit our clinic site or call

(206) 598-4070 to schedule an appointment.

Research & Clinical Interests
Research Interests: 

Cardiac disease in pregnancy

Critical care and sepsis in pregnancy

Hyptertension in pregnancy

Non-invasive hemodynamic monitoring

Cost-effectiveness analysis

Clinical Interests: 

Maternal-Fetal Medicine:

Medical complications in pregnancy

Critical care in pregnancy

Infectious disease in pregnancy


Albright CM, Ali TN, Lopes V, Rouse, DJ, Anderson BL. The Sepsis in Obstetrics Score: A Model to Identify Risk of Morbidity from Sepsis in Pregnancy. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Jul;211(1):39.e1-8.

Albright CM, Rouse DJ, Werner EF. Cost savings of red cell salvage during cesarean delivery. Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Oct;124(4):690-6.

Albright CM, Ali TN, Lopes V, Rouse DJ, Anderson BL. Lactic Acid Measurement to Identify Risk of Morbidity from Sepsis in Pregnancy. Am J Perinatol. 2015 Apr;32(5):481-6.

Albright CM, Emerson JB, Werner EF, Anderson BL. Third-Trimester Prenatal Syphilis Screening: A Cost-Benefit Analysis. Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Sep;126(3):479-85.

Albright CM, Mehta ND, Rouse DJ, Hughes BL. Sepsis in Pregnancy: Identification and Management. J Perinat Neonatal Nurs. 2016 Apr-Jun;30(2): 95-105.

Albright CM, MacGregor C, Sutton D, Theva M, Hughes BL, Werner EF. Group B Streptococci Screening Before Repeat Cesarean Delivery: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Jan; 129(1): 111-19. 

Albright CM, Rouse DJ, Hughes BL. Internal Validation of the Sepsis in Obstetrics Score to Identify Risk of Morbidity from Sepsis in Pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Oct;130(4):747-755.

Albright CM, Werner EF, Anderson BL. Cytomegalovirus Screening in Pregnancy: A Cost-Effectiveness and Threshold Analysis. Am J Perinatol. In press.; 18.

Albright CM, Spillane TE, Hughes BL, Rouse DJ.  A Regression Model for Prediction of Cesarean-Associated Blood Transfusion.  Am J Perinatol. In press.


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