Albert Wu, MD MPH

Position(s)

Director, Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research; Director, PhD Program in Health Services Research & Policy; Director, Certificate Program in Quality, Patient Safety & Outcomes Research; Immediate Past President, Faculty Senate

School(s)

Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health

Personal Website

SciVal Website Link
Current Courses Link

Patient Safety, Second Victim, Disclosure, Quality of Life, Comparative Effectiveness Research, Patient Centered Outcomes Research, Quality of Care, MOS-HIV Health Survey

  • Dr. Wu has devoted his career to improving the experience of patients receiving health care, as well as their outcomes and safety. He has published widely in the areas of patient-reported outcomes research, with a focus on assessing patient-reported outcomes (PROs), and on the quality and safety of health care.  

  • Wu AW, Kharrazi H, Boulware LE, Snyder CF. Measure once, cut twice--adding patient-reported outcome measures to the electronic health record for comparative effectiveness research. J Clin Epidemiol. 2013 Aug;66(8 Suppl):S12-20. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2013.04.005. PubMed PMID: 23849145; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3779680
  • Snyder CF, Blackford AL, Wolff AC, Carducci MA, Herman JM, Wu AW; PatientViewpoint Scientific Advisory Board. Feasibility and value of PatientViewpoint: a web system for patient-reported outcomes assessment in clinical practice. Psychooncology. 2013 Apr;22(4):895-901. doi: 10.1002/pon.3087. Epub 2012 Apr 30. PubMed PMID: 22544513; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3415606.
  • Pratt S, Kenney L, Scott SD, Wu AW. How to develop a second victim support program: a toolkit for health care organizations. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012 May;38(5):235-40, 193. PubMed PMID: 22649864.
  • Wu AW, Snyder C, Clancy CM, Steinwachs DM. Adding the patient perspective to comparative effectiveness research. Health Aff (Millwood). 2010 Oct;29(10):1863-71. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2010.0660. PubMed PMID: 20921487.
  • Wu AW (editor). The value of close calls in improving patient safety: learning how to avoid and mitigate patient harm.  Joint Commission Resources, Oak Brook, IL, 2010.

People

Yukari C. Manabe, MD

Associate Director of Global Health Research and Innovation

Stefan Baral, MD MPH,MBA,MSc

Director, Key Populations Program

Noreen Hynes, MD MPH

Director, Geographic Medicine Center of the Division of Infectious Diseases

Joanne Katz, ScD MS,BSc

Associate Chair, Director of Academic Programs

Caitlin Kennedy, PhD MPH,BA

Co-Director, MPH concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health; Associate Director, Center for Qualitative...

Robert Bollinger Jr., MD MPH

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE); Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global...
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Projects

Mpilonhle

Mpilonhle brings multi-dimensional services to adolescents in rural South Africa. Its objective is to reduce the very high...

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Building an Enabling Environment for Vaccines in India...

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Nutrition Innovation Lab

"Poshan", which means good nutrition in Nepali is ongoing research that involves two interlinked large-scale research studies...

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