Emily C. Williams

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Associate Professor, Health Services


PhD   University of Washington, 2009   (Health Services)
MPH   Boston University, 2003   (Health Policy, Health Law)
BA   Lewis And Clark College, 1998   (Political Science)

Contact Info

email:   emwilli@uw.edu

VA Puget Sound Health Care System
1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400
Seattle, WA 98101

campus box:   358280 (152)
voice:   206-277-6133
fax:   206-764-2935


Emily Williams has been a member of the faculty since 2010 and is a member of the PhD Academic Affairs Committee. She is also interested in yoga, southern Africa, and reading fiction.

Implementing evidence-based management of unhealthy alcohol use in medical settings; decision-making in health and health care (patient, provider, and system-level decision making); stigmatized chronic conditions (e.g., unhealthy alcohol use, HIV); social and cultural determinants of health and healthcare

  • HSERV 514
    Social Determinants of Population Health and Health Disparities

Hoggatt KJ, Williams EC, Der-Martirosian C, Yano EM, Washington DL. National Prevalence and Correlates of Alcohol Misuse in Women Veterans. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2014 Dec 19. pii: S0740-5472(14)00253-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2014.12.003. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 25661517

Williams EC, Achtmeyer CE, Thomas RM, Grossbard JR, Lapham GT, Chavez LJ, Ludman EJ, Berger D, Bradley KA. Factors Underlying Quality Problems with Alcohol Screening Prompted by a Clinical Reminder in Primary Care: A Multi-site Qualitative Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Mar 3. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 25731916

Williams EC, Frasco MA, Jacobson IG, Maynard C, Littman AJ, Seelig AD, Crum-Cianflone NF, Nagel A, Boyko EJ. Risk factors for relapse to problem drinking among current and former US military personnel: A prospective study of the Millennium Cohort. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015 Mar 1;148:93-101. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2014.12.031. Epub 2015 Jan 3.  PMID: 25599962

Simonetti JA, Lapham GT, Williams EC. Association Between Receipt of Brief Alcohol Intervention and Quality of Care among Veteran Outpatients with Unhealthy Alcohol Use. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 25691238

Rittmueller SE, Frey MS, Williams EC, Sun H, Bryson CL, Bradley KA. Association between alcohol use and cardiovascular self-care behaviors among male hypertensive veterans affairs outpatients: a cross-sectional study. Subst Abus. 2015 Jan-Mar;36(1):6-12. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2014.932318. Epub 2014 Jun 25.  PMID: 24964087

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