Thuan D. Ong, M.D., M.P.H.
Career Interest: Thuan Ong, MD, MPH, is Assistant Professor and currently a HealthResources and Services Administration Geriatric Academic Career Awardee
(GACA). He received his MD
degree from Saint Louis University, returned
West to complete internal medicine residency at University of California,
Davis, and completed geriatric medicine fellowship at UW. He is clinician educator.
He practices both primary care and consultative geriatrics in the
inpatient and outpatient setting. He focuses on promoting a healthy
lifestyle in older adults and in educating all health professionals to be competent in the care of older adults.
Research Description: His research focus is on developing methods and tools to assess learner
competency in providing care to the aging population. He teaches medical students, internal
medicine residents, and geriatric medicine fellows on
how to improve quality of care for older adults
He is the Principal Investigator for the GACA. He is a medical director
for Providence Hospice of
Education and Training:
College: 1998, University of California, Los Angeles
Master of Public Health: 2000, University of California, Los Angeles
Medical School: 2004, Saint Louis University
Residency: 2004-2007, Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis
Chief Resident: 2007-2008, Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis
Fellowship: 2008-2010, Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington
Publications: Go to PubMed.
Clinic Information: Harborview SeniorCare Clinic
General Information: Email Dr. Ong.