Emily Wang, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

Research Organizations

General Internal Medicine


Office of Cooperative Research

Extensive Research Description

  • National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute Career Development Award - Exploring three population-specific factors that may affect health outcomes in patients released from correctional facilities with cardiovascular risk factors and disease: the epidemiology of cardiovascular risk factors and disease, the nature of cardiovascular risk factor and disease care in prison health care systems, and prisoners’ knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs regarding their cardiovascular risk factors. Role: PI.
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse/The Impact of Incarceration and Substance Abuse on HIV-Infected Veterans - Exploring the impact of recent incarceration on HIV outcomes in HIV-infected Veterans in the Veterans Aging Cohort Study. We will specifically study the role of antiretroviral adherence, substance abuse treatment, and access to primary care on the association between incarceration and HIV outcomes. Role: PI.
  • Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Innovation Award: “Transitions Clinic Network: Linking High-Risk Medicaid Patients Leaving Prison to Community Primary Care” - Leveraging the Transitions Clinic Network (11 clinics in 6 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia) to improve health, health care access, and reduce health care costs for individuals with chronic medical conditions returning from prison. Role: Co-Founder of the Transitions Clinic Network and Director of Evaluation.
  • Yale Center for Clinical Investigation – “The Share Project: Building Capacity of Former Prisoners and Health Researchers to Collectively Transform Healthcare” - We will build a web based platform to share data back to Transitions Clinic Network patients, community health worker, researchers, and policymakers and develop their capacity to collaboratively design and implement patient centered outcomes research. Role: PI.

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Contact Info

Emily Wang, MD
Patient Care Location
Primary Care Center, Yale New Haven Hospital
789 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
Internal MedicinePO Box 208056
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8056