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Chuan-Fen Liu
Research Professor

Chuan-Fen Liu's research interests include: health economics, mental health, risk adjustment, and outcomes research.

Research Interests:
Health economics; mental health; risk adjustment; outcomes research.

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Contact Information


VA Puget Sound Health Care System
HSRD, Room 434H, Building 1
1660 S. Columbian Way
Seattle, WA 98108

campus box:   358280 (152)
voice:   206-764-2587
fax:   206-764-2935


PhD   University of Minnesota, 1994   (Health Services)
MPH   National Taiwan University, 1982   (Health Services)
BPH   National Taiwan University, 1980   (Public Health Administration)

Recent Publications

Wong ES, Hebert PL, Hernandez SE, Batten A, Lo S, Lemon JM, Fihn SD, Liu CF. Association between local area unemployment rates and use of veterans affairs outpatient health services. Med Care. 2014 Feb;52(2):137-43. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000079.  PMID: 24374409

Liu CF, Burgess JF Jr, Manning WG, Maciejewski ML. Beta-binomial regression and bimodal utilization. Health Serv Res. 2013 Oct;48(5):1769-78. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12055. Epub 2013 Mar 23.  PMID: 23521600

Maciejewski ML, Wang V, Burgess JF Jr, Bryson CL, Perkins M, Liu CF. The continuity and quality of primary care. Med Care Res Rev. 2013 Oct;70(5):497-513. doi: 10.1177/1077558713495454. Epub 2013 Jul 17.  PMID: 23868082

Maciejewski ML, Bryson CL, Wang V, Perkins M, Liu CF. Potential bias in medication adherence studies of prevalent users. Health Serv Res. 2013 Aug;48(4):1468-86. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12043. Epub 2013 Feb 13.  PMID: 23402554

Bryson CL, Au DH, Maciejewski ML, Piette JD, Fihn SD, Jackson GL, Perkins M, Wong ES, Yano EM, Liu CF. Wide clinic-level variation in adherence to oral diabetes medications in the VA. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 May;28(5):698-705. doi: 10.1007/s11606-012-2331-y. Epub 2013 Jan 31.  PMID: 23371383    PMCID: PMC3631064

Dissertation, Thesis & Capstone Committees (recent HSERV graduates)

Chair, thesis committee for Erik Schweitzer
The impact of the patient-centered medical home on colorectal cancer screening in a Navy primary care clinic