Huong Q. Nguyen, PhD, RN
Division of Health Services Research & Implementation Science
Dr. Huong Nguyen is a nurse and health services researcher whose work is broadly focused on the care of older adults with chronic and serious illnesses. She is currently serving as interim director of the Division of Health Services Research & Implementation for the Department of Research & Evaluation. She is also a professor in the Department of Health Systems Science of the Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine.
Dr. Nguyen conducts ongoing partnered research with operational and clinical leaders in Kaiser Permanente Southern California. She uses observational and experimental methods to improve care processes and outcomes for older adults with multiple chronic conditions across the illness trajectory and care continuum. Her current research and evaluation efforts are focused on patient and family-centered, home and community models of geriatric-palliative care, to optimize the health and well-being of older adults and their family caregivers .
Areas of Focus
- Healthy aging/health promotion
- Chronic and serious illnesses/palliative care
- Home and community-based support and services
- Program evaluation/implementation science
University of California, San Francisco, School of Nursing
University of Washington, School of Public Health
California State University, Long Beach
Honors and Awards
- Fellow, American Thoracic Society
- Kaiser Permanente iFund, Passionate Pursuit of Innovation