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Chuan-Fen Liu

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Research Professor Emeritus, Health Services


PhD   University of Minnesota, 1994   (Health Services)
MPH   National Taiwan University, 1982   (Health Services)
BPH   National Taiwan University, 1980   (Public Health Administration)

Contact Info


VA Puget Sound Health Care System
HSRD, Room 434H, Building 1
1660 S. Columbian Way
Seattle, WA 98108

campus box:   358280 (152)
voice:   206-764-2587
fax:   206-764-2935


Chuan-Fen Liu's research interests include: health economics, mental health, risk adjustment, and outcomes research.

Health economics; mental health; risk adjustment; outcomes research.

Wong ES, Maciejewski ML, Hebert PL, Fortney JC, Liu CF. Spillover Effects of Massachusetts Health Reform on Mental Health Use by VA and Medicare Dual Enrollees. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2018 Oct 20. doi: 10.1007/s10488-018-0900-z. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 30343347

Maynard C, Batten A, Liu CF, Nelson K, Fihn SD. Response to The Methodological Challenges of Using Veterans Benefits Administration Disability Codes to Ascertain Agent Orange Exposure Among Vietnam Theater Veterans With Service-connected Disabilities. Med Care. 2019 Feb;57(2):173-174. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001046.  PMID: 30601342

Wong SPY, McFarland LV, Liu CF, Laundry RJ, Hebert PL, O'Hare AM. Care Practices for Patients With Advanced Kidney Disease Who Forgo Maintenance Dialysis. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Jan 22. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.6197. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 30667475

Yu MK, Wong SPY, Liu CF, Hebert PL, O'Hare AM. Clinical presentation at initiation of maintenance dialysis and subsequent survival: A retrospective cohort study. Hemodial Int. 2018 Oct 4. doi: 10.1111/hdi.12690. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 30285313

Maciejewski ML, Arterburn DE, Berkowitz TSZ, Weidenbacher HJ, Liu CF, Olsen MK, Funk LM, Mitchell JE, Smith VA. Geographic Variation in Obesity, Behavioral Treatment, and Bariatric Surgery for Veterans. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018 Nov 13. doi: 10.1002/oby.22350. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 30421849    PMCID: PMC6309247
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