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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

Reddy A, Nelson KM, Wong ES. Primary Care Spending in the Veterans Health Administration in 2014 and 2018. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Jul 1;4(7):e2117533. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.17533.  PMID: 34279651

Duan KI, Spece LJ, Wong ES, Feemster LC, Donovan LM, Griffith MF, Keller TL, Bryant AD, Au DH. Low-value Inhaled Corticosteroids in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and the Association with Health Care Utilization and Costs. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2020 Dec 8. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202009-1128OC. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 33290180

Schuttner L, Reddy A, White AA, Wong ES, Liao JM. Quality in the Context of Value: Reliability of Quality Metrics in an Academic Health System Shifting Toward Value-Based Payments. Am J Med Qual. 2020 Dec;35(6):465-473. doi: 10.1177/1062860620917205. Epub 2020 May 5.  PMID: 32367726

Moldestad M, Greene PA, Sayre GG, Neely EL, Sulc CA, Sales AE, Reddy A, Wong ES, Liu CF. Comparable, but distinct: Perceptions of primary care provided by physicians and nurse practitioners in full and restricted practice authority states. J Adv Nurs. 2020 Nov;76(11):3092-3103. doi: 10.1111/jan.14501. Epub 2020 Sep 2.  PMID: 32875584

Schuttner L, Wong ES, Rosland AM, Nelson K, Reddy A. Association of the Patient-Centered Medical Home Implementation with Chronic Disease Quality in Patients with Multimorbidity. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Oct;35(10):2932-2938. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-06076-7. Epub 2020 Aug 6.  PMID: 32767035    PMCID: PMC7572962
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

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