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Lisa Chew, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (DOM)
Associate Medical Director for Ambulatory Care, Harborview Medical Center

Education & Training

MD, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 1989-1993
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, Primary Care Track, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1993-1996
Chief Residency in Medicine and Ambulatory Care, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 1996-1997
MPH, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2000-2002
Certificate in Medical Management, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2007-2009

Professional Interests

Improving health care for vulnerable populations
The effect of drug sample availability on physicians' prescribing practices


Student Honor Society, 1986
Dean’s List, 1986
Phi Beta Kappa, 1989
Alpha Omega Alpha, 1993
Research Fellowship, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, 2000-2002
Ambulatory Care Research Fellowship, Health Services Research and Development, VAPSHCS, 2002-2004
Health Services Research and Development Award, 2004

Selected Publications

Chew LD, O'Young TS, Hazlet TK, Bradley KA, Maynard C, Lessler DS. 2000. A physician survey of the effect of drug sample availability on physicians' behavior. Journal of general internal medicine. 15(7):478-83.
Chew LD, Bradley KA, Boyko EJ. 2004. Brief questions to identify patients with inadequate health literacy. Family medicine. 36(8):588-94.
Chew LD, Bradley KA, Flum DR, Cornia PB, Koepsell TD. 2004. The impact of low health literacy on surgical practice. American journal of surgery. 188(3):250-3.
Chew LD, Nelson KM, Young BA, Bradley KA. 2005. Association between alcohol consumption and diabetes preventive practices. Family medicine. 37(8):589-94.