Emily Williams

Professor, Health Systems and Population Health

VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Box 358280 (152)
1660 S Columbian Way (S-152)
Seattle, WA 98108-


Research Interests

Implementing evidence-based management of unhealthy alcohol use in medical settings; decision-making in health and health care (patient, provider, and system-level decision making); stigmatized chronic conditions (e.g., unhealthy alcohol use, HIV); social and cultural determinants of health and healthcare


PhD Health Services, University of Washington, 2009

MPH Health Policy, Health Law, Boston University, 2003

BA Political Science, Lewis And Clark College, 1998

In the News

Most syringe exchange clients in Washington state say they want help
SPH News, 12/11/2018

New grant to study alcohol use in transgender community
SPH News, 05/30/2018