Quyen Ngo-Metzger

Assistant Professor, Medicine
School of Medicine

Research Scientist
School of Medicine

B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University

M.D., University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

M.P.H., Harvard School of Public Health

Phone: (949) 824-7286
Fax: (949) 824-3388
Email: qhngo@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
111 Academy Way, Suite 220
Mail Code: 5800
Irvine, CA 92697

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Health and health care needs of vulnerable patients
1988 - Magna Cum Laude, Illinois Wesleyan University; Phi Kappa Phi, Illinois Wesleyan University
1989 - Research Award, University of Chicago Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
1989 - Illinois Department of Public Health, Medical Student Scholarship
1996 - TODAY'S CHICAGO WOMAN'S MAGAZINE: "One Hundred Women Making a Difference" Award
2001 - Harvard Medical School Office for Diversity and Community Partnership-Bridge Award for Research in Minority Health
2001 - The Commonwealth Fund, President's Discretionary Fund Award for Improving the Quality of Health Services for the Underserved
2004 - Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar enabling her to develop community-based interventions to improve quality of care for vulnerable patients with chronic diseases
2004 - American Cancer Society Cancer Control Career Development Award for Primary Care Physicians
Publications Ngo-Metzger Q, Kaplan SH, Sorkin D, Clarridge B, Phillips R. Surveying Minorities with Limited-English Proficiency. Medical Care 2004; 42(9): 893-900.
  Ngo-Metzger Q, Legedza A, Phillips R. Asian Americans' Reports of Their Healthcare Experiences: Results of a National Survey. J Gen Intern Med 2004; 19:111-119.
  Goel M, Wee C, McCarthy E, Davis R, Ngo-Metzger Q, Phillips R. Foreign Birth as a Barrier to Cancer Screnning. J Gen Intern Med 2003; 18:1028-1035.
  McCarthy E, Burns R, Ngo-Metzger Q, Davis R, Phillips R. Hospice Utilization Among Medicare Managed Care and Fee-For-Service Patients Dying With Cancer. JAMA 2003; 289:2238-2245.
  Ngo-Metzger Q, McCarthy E, Li F, Burns R, Davis R, Phillips R. Older Asian Americans Dying With Cancer Use Hospice Less Frequently Than Older White Patients. Am J Med 2003; 115: 47-53.
  Ngo-Metzger Q, Massagli M, Clarridge B, Manocchia M, Davis R, Iezzoni L, Phillips R. Linguistic and Cultural Barriers to Care: Perspectives of Chinese and Vietnamese Immigrants. J Gen Intern Med 2003; 18:44-52.
  Ngo-Metzger Q, Tran LQ, Sugrue-McElearney E, Levy ER, Williams G, Phillips R. Hepatitis B Vaccination Among Vietnamese-American Children in a Boston Community Clinic. Asian Am Pacific Isl J Health 2001; 9:179-87.
  Ngo-Metzger Q, Massagli M, Clarridge B, Mannochia M, Davis R, Iezzoni L, Phillips r. Patient-Centered Quality Measure for Asian Americans: Research in Progress. Am J Med Qual 2000; 15(4): 67-173.
Grants Research Centers for Minority Aging Research, NIA. This study validates the SF-36 Health Survey among Asian American seniors.
Hospice Use and Patterns of Care Among Older Asian Americans with Cancer, NCI. Pilot Study PI. This study examines the patterns of care at the end of life for Asian American and Pacific Islander patients with cancer.
Other Experience Founder
Weiss Health Center for Southeast Asian Immigrants 1995—1998

Attending Physician
University of Chicago Weiss Physicians 1995—1998

Associate in Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care 1999—2003

Associate in Medicine
UC Urvine Medical Center, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care 2003

Adjunct Natural Scientist
RAND Health, Santa Monica, CA 2003

Research Center Center for Health Policy Research
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Last updated 09/01/2004