Clarissa Hsu

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Health Services

Assistant Investigator
Group Health Research Institute,
Center for Community Health and Evaluation


PhD   University of Washington, 2000   (Anthropology)
MA   University of Washington, 1993   (Anthropology)
BA   Lewis And Clark College, 1989   (Communications)

Contact Info


Center for Community Health and Evaluation
Group Health Research Institute
1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600
Seattle, WA 98101-1404

voice:   206-287-4276
fax:   206-287-2871

Evaluation research; participatory research and evaluation; midwifery care; end-of-life care; medical anthropology; community-based public health

Fishman PA, Johnson EA, Coleman K, Larson EB, Hsu C, Ross TR, Liss D, Tufano J, Reid RJ. Impact on seniors of the patient-centered medical home: evidence from a pilot study. Gerontologist. 2012 Oct;52(5):703-11. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnr158. Epub 2012 Mar 15.  PMID: 22421916

Hsu C, Coleman K, Ross TR, Johnson E, Fishman PA, Larson EB, Liss D, Trescott C, Reid RJ. Spreading a patient-centered medical home redesign: a case study. J Ambul Care Manage. 2012 Apr;35(2):99-108.  PMID: 22415283

Hsu C, Cherkin DC, Hoffmeyer S, Sherman KJ, Phillips WR. Patient and clinician openness to including a broader range of healing options in primary care. Ann Fam Med. 2011 Sep-Oct;9(5):447-53. doi: 10.1370/afm.1289.  PMID: 21911764    PMCID: PMC3185468