Ann M. Nguyen

Assistant Research Professor
Implementation Scientist
Rutgers Center for State Health Policy

Ann M. Nguyen (Ph.D., University of Washington; M.P.H., University of California Irvine) is an Assistant Research Professor and Implementation Scientist at Rutgers Center for State Health Policy. Her research focuses on primary care, practice transformation, physician integration, and quality improvement. She is the incoming Director of the New Jersey Practice-Based Research Network and will work on research projects including the evaluation of the New Jersey Medicaid Comprehensive Waiver and Visiting Nurse Association. Dr. Nguyen uses mixed methods to study factors affecting implementation success. Most recently, she supported national efforts to improve primary care as part of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s EvidenceNOW initiative through implementation of evidence-based guidelines for cardiovascular disease. Her research has been published in journals such as the Journal of Healthcare Management and Journal of General Internal Medicine. She has also co-authored several textbook chapters, including one on learning health systems in Shortell and Kaluzny’s Healthcare Management: Organization Design and Behavior. In 2018, she was the recipient of the Health Services Outstanding Doctoral Student Award at the University of Washington. She has work experience in health workforce development, organizational learning and development, and physician on-boarding. Prior to joining the faculty at Rutgers, Dr. Nguyen was a postdoctoral fellow at the NYU Langone Health Department of Population Health.