School of Public Health

Wong, Eva

Eva Y. Wong

Clinical Assistant Professor, Epidemiology

Education

PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2007
MS Environmental Health, University of Washington, 1999
BS Cornell University, 1997

Contact Info

Public Health Seattle and King County
401 Fifth Ave, Suite 1300
Seattle, WA 98104
Tel: 206-263-8785
eva.wong@kingcounty.gov

Dr. Wong is an applied public health practitioner and researcher with a primary appointment as the senior maternal and child health epidemiologist at Public Health-Seattle & King County. In addition to co-leading the Best Starts for Kids evaluation, she serves as a senior epidemiologist and evaluation lead for maternal and child health programs within Public Health-Seattle & King County. Dr. Wong works closely with internal public health programs, students pursing public health and nursing graduate degrees, and is honored to work closely with local community-based organizations on upstream public health interventions.

Research Interests

My work focuses on community health assessment and evaluation of public health interventions, particularly around maternal and child health, chronic disease, health inequities, social determinants of health, environmental health, access to health care and epidemiologic methods.

In The News

Racial and ethnic disparities in low birth weight differ by maternal birthplace
UW School of Public Health News, 03/28/2017

Latinos, minority groups disproportionately affected by cancer-causing air toxins
The Daily, 11/12/2015