THE
VSSL TEAM

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We are group of trainees, staff, and faculty committed to improving health outcomes by improving health care payment, delivery, and behavior. Read on to learn more about individual team members (listed alphabetically by last name).

Max Birger, MD

Dr. Birger is an internal medicine resident physician at UW. He obtained his MD from Columbia University.

Amy Hsu, MS

Ms. Hsu is a Data Analyst in the UW School of Medicine. She obtained her Masters of Science from the University of Akron.

Joseph Joo, MD

Dr. Joo is an Acting Instructor in the UW School of Medicine. He completed internal medicine residency training at Dell Medical School. 

Joshua Kim

Mr. Kim is a student at the University of Washington.

Joy Lee, MPH

Ms. Lee is a Program Manager in the UW School of Medicine. She obtained her Masters of Public Health from UW. Learn more about Ms. Lee.

 

Joshua M. Liao, MD, MSc

Dr. Liao founded and leads VSSL. He is an Associate Professor in the UW School of Medicine, Associate Chair for Health Systems in the Department of Medicine, and the Medical Director of Payment Strategy for UW Medicine. He completed medical school at the Baylor College of Medicine and residency training at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital where he was a Clinical Fellow in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Learn more about Dr. Liao.

Jubi (Yung-Ling) Lin, MPH

Ms. Lin is a Project Coordinator in the UW School of Medicine. She obtained her Masters of Public Health from Cornell University. Learn more about Ms. Lin.

Anna Morenz, MD

Dr. Morenz is an internal medicine resident at UW in the Health Systems pathway and Primary Care Track. She earned her medical degree at Harvard Medical School. Learn more about Dr. Morenz.

Ashok Reddy, MD, MS

Dr. Reddy is an Assistant Professor in the UW School of Medicine and a primary care physician in the VA Puget Sound Health System. He completed medical school and residency training at UW and a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. Learn more about Dr. Reddy.

Jonathan Staloff, MD, MSc

Dr. Staloff is a family medicine resident physician at UW. He attended medical school at Brown University where he also completed a Masters of Science in Population Medicine.

Edwin Wong, PhD, MA

Dr. Wong is a Research Associate Professor in the UW School of Public Health. He obtained his Masters and Doctoral degrees in economics from UW. Learn more about Dr. Wong.

 

Andrew White, MD

Dr. White is a hospitalist and Professor in the UW School of Medicine. He completed medical school at Vanderbilt University and internal medicine residency at UW.

Lingbo Ye

Ms. Ye completed her Masters in Biostatistics in the UW School of Public Health.  

Jennifer Zech, MSc

Ms. Zech is a Project Manager in the UW School of Medicine. She obtained her Masters of Science from the University of California, San Francisco.

Lingmei Zhou, MS

Ms. Zhou is a Data Analyst in the UW School of Medicine. She obtained her Masters of Science from the University of Cincinnati.

Alumni & Collaborators

VSSL has been fortunate to train and work with individuals who have gone on to different roles within health care. The Lab is also honored to collaborate with other individuals at UW. Please visit our alumni & collaborators page for more information.