Dr. Wang is a researcher at the Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She earned her Ph.D. in health services research from the National University of Singapore. Before that, she got her B.Sc. of pharmacy from Fudan University, China.
Dr. Wang’s research interest covers a wide range of topics in the field of health care research. First, her research includes health economics, typically cost-effectiveness analysis using mathematical decision-analytic models such as Markov models and techniques such as micro-simulation. Second, her research includes comparative effectiveness analysis of health outcomes, resource utilization and medical costs of chronic diseases, using large databases. Third, her research includes medication adherence in patients with chronic diseases, especially evaluation of medication adherence using various measures, and psychometric evaluation of patient-reported medication adherence instruments. Fourth, her research includes evaluation of patients’ health-related quality of life and the psychometric properties of associated instruments.