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Ann Chou, PhD, MPH
Family and Preventive Medicine

Ann Chou, PhD, MPH


Family Medicine Center Building
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
900 NE 10th Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73104

(405) 271-2370

Academic Section(s):

OUFMC Research Division


BA (cum laude), Chemistry. 1993
BA (cum laude), Asian Studies (Social Science). 1993

MPH, Health Policy and Administration with minor in Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine.
Thesis: Reproductive Health of Adolescents: An Evaluation of Knowledge, Access, Behavior and Practice in Family Planning. 1996

MA, Political Science. Sub-field: Public Organization, Administration, and Policy.
Thesis: Responding to Change: Implementation and Reconfiguration of Service Delivery in Community Mental Health Centers. 2002

PhD, Health Services and Policy Analysis. Concentration: Organizations
Dissertation: Shared Decision-Making: The Selection Process of Treatment Options and Its Implications for Women with Breast Carcinoma.  2002


  • The National Institute of Mental Health Pre-doctoral Fellowship, 2000-2001
  • The Graduate Opportunity Fellowship, University of California, 1998-2000
  • The Weinerman Memorial Fellowship, Yale University, 1995
  • Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Fellowship, Harvard University, 1993-1994
  • Ford Research Fellowship, Harvard University, 1991-1992

Select Honors & Accomplishments:

  • Certificate of Superior Service, AHRQ Primary Care Practice-based Research Networks (PBRN) Peer-Reviewed Manuscript Contest, 2013
  • Delta Omega Honorary Public Health Society, Xi Chapter, 2009
  • The Derryberry Scholarship, University of California, 2001
  • The Michelman Scholarship in Chemistry, Harvard University, 1992-1993

Select Publications:

Publications 2019 - present:

  1. Chou AF, Duncan AR, Hallford G, Kelley DM, Dean LW. Barriers and strategies to integrate medical genetics and primary care in underserved populations: a scoping review. J Community Genet. Feb. 2021. doi: 10.1007/s12687-021-00508-5
  2. Taber P, Weir C, Butler JM, Graber CJ, Jones MM, Madras-Kelly K, Zhang Y, Chou AF, Samore MH, Goetz MB, Glassman PA. Social dynamics of a population-level dashboard for antimicrobial stewardship: A qualitative analysis. Am J Infect Control. Jan. 2021. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2021.01.015
  3. Wendelboe AM, Kim SE, Kinney S, Cuellar AE, Salinas L, Chou AF. Cost-Benefit Analysis of Allowing Additional Time in Cleaning Hospital Contact Precautions Rooms. Hosp Top. Jan. 2021. doi: 10.1080/00185868.2021.1873083
  4. Graber CJ, Jones MM, Goetz MB, Madaras-Kelly K, Zhang Y, Butler JM, Weir C, Chou AF, Youn SY, Samore MH, Glassman PA. Decreases in Antimicrobial Use Associated With Multihospital Implementation of Electronic Antimicrobial Stewardship Tools. Clinical Infect Dis. August 2020; 71(5): 1168-1176.
  5. Li J, Gragert D, Wickersham E, Chou AF. In patients with patellar tendinopathy, do platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections result in lower pain scores, in comparison to common modalities? J Okla State Med Assoc. May/June 2020; 113(3): 117-120.
  6. Chou AF, Wickersham E, Bratzler DW, Drevets D, Wendelboe AM. Is antibody testing for COVID-19 in the general population a useful diagnostic tool? J Okla State Med Assoc. May/June 2020; 113(3): 98-106.
  7. Chou A, Li J, Homco J, Chen X, Nagykaldi Z, Mold J, Duffy D, Crawford S, Stoner J. Healthy Hearts for Oklahoma: impact of implementing quality improvement intervention bundle on cardiovascular care. Implementation Science. May 2020; 15
  8. Ford L, Chou A, Zhao D, Garwe T, Homco J, Duffy D, Stoner J. Comparing modeling approaches for stepped-wedge cluster randomized trials as applied to d&l research in community and practice settings. Implementation Science. May 2020; 15
  9. Wendelboe AM, Miller A, Drevets D, Salinas L, Miller EJ, Jackson D, Chou A, Raines J. Tabletop exercise to prepare institutions of higher education for an outbreak of COVID-19. J Emerg Manag. March-April 2020; 18(2): S1-20.
  10. Wendelboe AM, Miller A, Drevets D, Salinas L, Miller EJ, Jackson D, Chou A, Raines J. Tabletop exercise to prepare institutions of higher education for an outbreak of COVID-19. J Emerg Manag. March-April 2020; 18(2): 183-184.
  11. Montes B, Sosa J, Wickersham E, Chou AF. Clin-IQ. Does restricting or eliminating caffeine consumption improve fetal outcomes of pregnancy? J Okla State Med Assoc. Jan/Feb 2020; 113(1): 12-15.
  12. Chou AF, Hammon D, Akins DR. Impact and Outcomes of the Oklahoma IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence Summer Undergraduate Research Program. J Microbiol Biol Educ. 2019; 20(3):
  13. Wendelboe AM, Mathew R, Chongswuat T, Rainwater E, Wendelboe MA, Wickersham E, Chou AF. Is There Less Opioid Abuse in States Where Marijuana Has Been Decriminalized, Either for Medicinal or Recreational Use? A Clin-IQ. J Patient Cent Res Rev. Fall 2019; 6(4): 267-273
  14. Chou AF, Mulvihill J, Kaye C, Mann S, Williams MS, Williamson L. Developing a genetic services assessment tool to inform quality improvement efforts in state genetic service delivery. Genet Med. April 2019; 21(4): 955-964
  15. Chou AF, Graber CJ, Zhang Y, et al. Specifying an implementation framework for Veterans Affairs antimicrobial stewardship programmes: using a factor analysis approach. J Antimicrob Chemother. Sept. 2018;73(9):2559-66.