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Edwin Wong

Research Associate Professor, Health Systems and Population Health

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
  • HSERV 524
    Advanced Health Services Research Methods II - Hierarchical and Incomplete Data
  • HSERV 587
    Health Policy Economics

Fortney JC, Rajan S, Reisinger HS, Moeckli J, Nolan JP, Wong ES, Rise P, Petrova VV, Sayre GG, Pyne JM, Grubaugh A, Simsek-Duran F, Grubbs KM, Morland LA, Felker B, Schnurr PP. Deploying a telemedicine collaborative care intervention for posttraumatic stress disorder in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: A stepped wedge evaluation of an adaptive implementation strategy. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2022 Mar 26;77:109-117. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2022.03.009. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 35596963

Duan KI, Wong ES, Liao JM, Sabbatini AK, Au DH. Long-Term Trends in Home Respiratory Medical Equipment among US Medicare Patients, 2013-2019. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2022 May 13. doi: 10.1164/rccm.202202-0238LE. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 35549846

Moldestad M, Sayre G, Rinne S, Kaboli PJ, Reddy A, Sanders KM, Mao J, Henrikson NB, Sterling R, Nelson KM, Wong ES. Perspectives on Training and Working in the VHA: Implications for Primary Care Physician Recruitment and Retention. Acad Med. 2022 Feb 8. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000004619. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 35139527

Mohr DC, Swamy L, Wong ES, Mealer M, Moss M, Rinne ST. Critical Care Nurse Burnout in Veterans Health Administration: Relation to Clinician and Patient Outcomes. Am J Crit Care. 2021 Nov 1;30(6):435-442. doi: 10.4037/ajcc2021187.  PMID: 34719713

Duan KI, Helfrich CD, Rao SV, Neely EL, Sulc CA, Naranjo D, Wong ES. Cost analysis of a coaching intervention to increase use of transradial percutaneous coronary intervention. Implement Sci Commun. 2021 Oct 27;2(1):123. doi: 10.1186/s43058-021-00219-5.  PMID: 34706775    PMCID: PMC8554885
PubMed Central

Chair, thesis committee for Kevin Duan
Low-value Inhaled Corticosteroid Prescription in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and the Association with Health Care Utilization and Costs

Chair, dissertation committee for Kaylyn Swankoski
Heterogeneous Treatment Effects of the Patient Aligned Care Team Initiative on Health Service Utilization in the Veteran's Health Administration

Multi-level Influences of Alcohol Based Care Quality Measures
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
PI:   Wong           Dates:    9/1/2022 - 8/31/2024

Digital treatments for opioids and other substance use disorders (DIGITS) in primary care: A hybrid type-III implementation trial
Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
PI:   Wong           Dates:    4/1/2019 - 3/31/2024