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Edwin Wong

Research Assistant Professor, Health Services

Core Investigator
Veterans Administration Puget Sound Health Care System,


PhD   University of Washington, 2010   (Economics)
MA   University of Washington, 2008   (Economics)
BS   Texas Christian University, 2004   (Computer Science)

Contact Info


VA Puget Sound Health Care System
1660 S. Columbian Way
HSR&D MS S-152
Seattle, WA 98108

voice:   206-227-4703
fax:   206-764-2587

Health economics; applied microeconometrics; impact of policy interventions on veterans' healthcare; comparative effectiveness research; cost-effectiveness analysis

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

Adams SV, Mader MJ, Bollinger MJ, Wong ES, Hudson TJ, Littman AJ. Utilization of Interactive Clinical Video Telemedicine by Rural and Urban Veterans in the Veterans Health Administration Health Care System. J Rural Health. 2019 Jan 1. doi: 10.1111/jrh.12343. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 30600557

Trivedi R, Sylling P, Post EP, Wong ES, Mori AM, Fihn SD, Nelson K. Comparing Preventable Hospitalizations Among Veterans With and Without Mental Illnesses Before and After Implementation of PACT. Psychiatr Serv. 2018 Oct 10:appips201700316. doi: 10.1176/ [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 30301446

Wong ES, Yoon J, Piegari RI, Rosland AM, Fihn SD, Chang ET. Identifying Latent Subgroups of High-Risk Patients Using Risk Score Trajectories. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Sep 17. doi: 10.1007/s11606-018-4653-x. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 30225769    PMCID: PMC6258600
PubMed Central

Reddy A, Wong E, Canamucio A, Nelson K, Fihn SD, Yoon J, Werner RM. Association between Continuity and Team-Based Care and Health Care Utilization: An Observational Study of Medicare-Eligible Veterans in VA Patient Aligned Care Team. Health Serv Res. 2018 Sep 11. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.13042. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 30206936    PMCID: PMC6235808
PubMed Central

Chair, thesis committee for Matthew Augustine
Low Wage Workers and Barriers to Timely Primary Care

Chair, thesis committee for Michelle Martinez
A combined analysis of two RCTs evaluating the effect of MBSR on self-reported emotional experience and physiological symptoms among Veterans with trauma histories