Quyen Ngo-metzgerMD, MPH
Dr. Ngo-Metzger is a general internal medicine physician who specializes in the prevention, health disparities, and evidence-based medicine. She provides scientific leadership and support for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (Task Force). Since its inception over 30 years ago, the Task Force’s mission is to improve the health of all Americans by making evidence-based recommendations about clinical preventive services and health promotion. The Task Force comprehensively assesses the evidence and makes recommendations to help primary care clinicians and patients decide together whether a preventive service is right for an individual’s needs.
Prior to her work at the Task Force, she was an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of California, Irvine, and Senior Research Fellow in the Health Policy Research Institute. Quyen’s work in behavioral health and primary care has been published in the Oxford Textbook of Community Mental Health and the Handbook of Asian American Health. Dr. Ngo-Metzger received the American Cancer Society Cancer Control Career Development Award for Primary Care Physicians and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar Award.