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Suzanne Wood

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Assistant Professor, Health Services


PhD   Old Dominion University, 2006   (Business Administration)
MS   Old Dominion University, 2001   (Community Health)
BS   Old Dominion University, 2000   (Health Sciences)

Contact Info


office:   H-664, Health Sciences Building

1959 NE Pacific St
Seattle, WA 98195

campus box:   357660
voice:   206-221-4571

International business and strategy; strategic management; management theory and practice; action research; qualitative analyses; program and process evaluation
  • HSERV 344
    Public Health and Health Systems Management
  • HSERV 590
    Organizational Theory and Applications in the Study of Health Services
  • HSMGMT 545
    Capstone Integrative Seminar

Nguyen AM, Johnson CE, Wood SJ, Dowling WL. Organizational factors affecting successful physician-system integration: A qualitative study of Washington State health executives. Health Care Manage Rev. 2019 Feb 21. doi: 10.1097/HMR.0000000000000238. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 30807373

Nguyen AM, Wood SJ. The Push-Pull Factors of Physician-System Integration: A Qualitative Study of Washington State Healthcare Executives. J Healthc Manag. 2019 Jan-Feb;64(1):15-26. doi: 10.1097/JHM-D-17-00219.  PMID: 30608480

Wood SJ. Cascading strategy in a large health system: Bridging gaps in hospital alignment through implementation. Health Serv Manage Res. 2018 Oct 11:951484818805371. doi: 10.1177/0951484818805371. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 30309260

Wood, S. J., Rogers, M. H., Frost, M. C., Revere, D., Rose, B. A., & D'Ambrosio, L. (April 01, 2018). Enhancing Access to Quality Online Training to Strengthen Public Health Preparedness and Response. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 1.

Helfrich CD, Rose AJ, Hartmann CW, van Bodegom-Vos L, Graham ID, Wood SJ, Majerczyk BR, Good CB, Pogach LM, Ball SL, Au DH, Aron DC. How the dual process model of human cognition can inform efforts to de-implement ineffective and harmful clinical practices: A preliminary model of unlearning and substitution. J Eval Clin Pract. 2018 Feb;24(1):198-205. doi: 10.1111/jep.12855. Epub 2018 Jan 5.  PMID: 29314508    PMCID: PMC5900912
PubMed Central

Member, dissertation committee for Ann Nguyen
Organizational factors affecting the successful integration of physician groups with health systems

Chair, capstone for Nicole Schwalbe
Medicaid integrated purchasing for physical and behavioral health: Effects of payment reform on provider organizations in Washington State

Member, thesis committee for Alison Steinbacher
A program evaluation of a communit- based diabetes prevention program: YMCA of Greater Seattle

Chair, capstone for Tianna Fallgatter
Long-Term-Care in Rural Washington: Redesign of care delivery, payment, and organizational methodologies to sustain access to quality aging services in rural communities

Healthier Washington Initiative Evaluation Project
Washington State Health Care Authority
PI:   Conrad           Dates:    2/1/2018 - 1/31/2019

Healthier Washington Initiative Evaluation Project
Washington State Health Care Authority
PI:   Conrad           Dates:    2/1/2017 - 1/31/2018