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


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 Aug;30(8):1097-104. doi: 10.1007/s11606-015-3218-5.  PMID: 25691238    PMCID: PMC4510248
   

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 Aug;30(8):1125-32. doi: 10.1007/s11606-015-3248-z. Epub 2015 Mar 3.  PMID: 25731916    PMCID: PMC4510245
   

Lapham GT, Rubinsky AD, Shortreed SM, Hawkins EJ, Richards J, Williams EC, Berger D, Chavez LJ, Kivlahan DR, Bradley KA. Comparison of provider-documented and patient-reported brief intervention for unhealthy alcohol use in VA outpatients. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015 Aug 1;153:159-66. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.05.027. Epub 2015 May 27.  PMID: 26072218
  

Williams EC, Achtmeyer CE, Young JP, Rittmueller SE, Ludman EJ, Lapham GT, Lee AK, Chavez LJ, Berger D, Bradley KA. Local implementation of alcohol screening and brief intervention at five Veterans Health Administration primary care clinics: Perspectives of clinical and administrative staff. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2015 Jul 26. pii: S0740-5472(15)00181-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2015.07.011. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 26297322
  

Ornelas IJ, Allen C, Vaughan C, Williams EC, Negi N. Vida PURA: A Cultural Adaptation of Screening and Brief Intervention to Reduce Unhealthy Drinking Among Latino Day Laborers. Subst Abus. 2015 Jul-Sep;36(3):264-71. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2014.955900. Epub 2014 Aug 25.  PMID: 25153904    PMCID: PMC4390400
   

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