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Emily C. Williams

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Associate Professor, Health Services

Education

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

address:
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

About

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


Chavez LJ, Williams EC, Lapham GT, Rubinsky AD, Kivlahan DR, Bradley KA. Changes in Patient-Reported Alcohol-Related Advice Following Veterans Health Administration Implementation of Brief Alcohol Interventions. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2016 May;77(3):500-8.  PMID: 27172583    PMCID: PMC4869906
  


Park S, Chan KC, Williams EC. Gain of employment and perceived health status among previously unemployed persons: evidence from a longitudinal study in the United States. Public Health. 2015 Dec 21. pii: S0033-3506(15)00459-X. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2015.11.008. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 26718423
  


Justice AC, McGinnis KA, Tate JP, Braithwaite RS, Bryant KJ, Cook RL, Edelman EJ, Fiellin LE, Freiberg MS, Gordon AJ, Kraemer KL, Marshall BD, Williams EC, Fiellin DA. Risk of mortality and physiologic injury evident with lower alcohol exposure among HIV infected compared with uninfected men. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2016 Apr 1;161:95-103. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.01.017. Epub 2016 Jan 29.  PMID: 26861883    PMCID: PMC4792710
   


Simpson TL, Rillamas-Sun E, Lehavot K, Timko C, Rubin A, Cucciare MA, Williams EC, Padula CB, Hunt JR, Hoggatt KJ. Alcohol Consumption Levels and All-Cause Mortality Among Women Veterans and Non-Veterans Enrolled in the Women's Health Initiative. Gerontologist. 2016 Feb;56 Suppl 1:S138-49. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnv667.  PMID: 26768387
  


Williams EC, Gupta S, Rubinsky AD, Jones-Webb R, Bensley KM, Young JP, Hagedorn H, Gifford E, Harris AH. Racial/Ethnic Differences in the Prevalence of Clinically Recognized Alcohol Use Disorders Among Patients from the U.S. Veterans Health Administration. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2016 Feb;40(2):359-66. doi: 10.1111/acer.12950.  PMID: 26842254