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Lucas M Donovan, MD, MS – Career Development Awardee

Lucas M Donovan, MD, MS Lucas M Donovan, MD, MS
VA Puget Sound Health Care System Seattle Division, Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA 


Lucas Donovan, MD, MS, is a sleep specialist, pulmonologist, and health services researcher. He is a Core Investigator at the Seattle-Denver HSR&D Center of Innovation, staff physician at the VA Puget Sound, and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington. He received his MD from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, and completed post-graduate clinical training in internal medicine with further specialization in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA and the University of Washington in Seattle, WA.

Dr. Donovan's research focuses on measuring and improving access to sleep care services in ways that maximize quality, efficiency, and Veteran experience. Dr. Donovan is currently supported by a VA HSR&D Career Development Award designed to evaluate and refine a system of simplified sleep delivery for rural Veterans. He is also principal investigator of a project evaluating the integration of nurse led decision-making for specialty care referrals.

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