Ann M. Nguyen, PhD, MPH

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 the Center for State Health Policy. She is also the Director of the New Jersey Practice-Based Research Network and an affiliated faculty member in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Her research focuses on primary care, practice transformation, and workforce, where she applies qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches. Dr. Nguyen’s recent projects include the evaluation of the state’s opioid and substance use disorder program through the New Jersey Medicaid Comprehensive Waiver and the temporary licensure program for out-of-state healthcare practitioners. She has published in journals such as the Journal of Healthcare Management and Journal of General Internal Medicine. She has also contributed to textbooks including Shortell and Kaluzny’s Healthcare Management: Organization Design and Behavior. Prior to joining the faculty at Rutgers, Dr. Nguyen was a postdoctoral fellow at the NYU Langone Health Department of Population Health. She also has work experience in health systems, including health workforce development and organizational learning and development.