Y. Alicia Hong, PhD

Dr. Y. Alicia Hong
Titles and Organizations

Professor, HAP

Contact Information

Email: yhong22@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-5093
Building: Peterson Hall
Room 4414

Personal Websites


Dr. Y. Alicia Hong’s current research interests include: 1) Implementation science of digitalization of evidence-based programs for wider dissemination in underserved populations, 2) personalized behavioral intervention, and 3) patient engagement and patient-provider communication in eHealth settings.

Dr. Hong has served as PI, Co-PI, or sub-PI in more than 20 large research projects funded by HHS-OMH, NIH, CDC, HRSA, and private foundations. She has published 100+ peer-reviewed journal articles, and served in grant review panels for NIH, NSF, HRSA, and international organizations. Hong has taught graduate courses on social determinants of health, program planning and evaluation, research methods, mHealth, behavioral intervention, and comparative global health systems.


  • PhD, Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
  • MAA, Medical Anthropology, University of Maryland, College Park
  • BA, English, Xiamen University