Chien-Wen Tseng, M.D., M.S., M.P.H.

Chien-Wen TsengDr. Tseng is a family physician and health services researcher. She holds a joint position as an Investigator at PHREI and as an Associate Professor and the Associate Director of Research with the University of Hawaii John A. Burns Department of Family Practice and Community Health. Dr. Tseng’s main interest is in the redesign of the health system to provide quality care at affordable cost. Her current research is on quality of care, Medicare drug benefits, and on how to make medications more affordable for patients. She is nationally recognized for her work on Medicare drug benefits and her work has been published in medical journals including the Journal of American Medical Association. Her studies include helping physicians prescribe cost-effectively and she is the principal investigator on an Agency for Health Care Research and Quality grant. Through a prior Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant she was studying the cost effectiveness of physician prescription practices.

Dr. Tseng received her undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering at Rice University, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, her M.D. and M.P.H. from University of California, Los Angeles. She was an intern and resident in Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, and was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program Fellow.