Ken S. Wong

Ken S. Wong, PharmD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics

Pharmaceutical and Health Economics

Contact Information

  • kswong@usc.edu
  • University Park Campus
    635 Downey Way
    Bldg. #331
    Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • 213.821.1877
  • 213.740.3460

Education

PharmD, University of Southern California
MPH, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Ken S. Wong

Biography

Dr. Ken Wong is an Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics at the USC School of Pharmacy.

During his professional career, he served as Director of Health Economics and Outcomes Research and Director of Managed Healthcare at Novartis Pharmaceuticals and Director of Health Services Research at Bristol Myers Squibb. Prior to joining the pharmaceutical industry, he held pharmacy leadership positions at Cigna, Caremark, HealthNet and UniHealth. He also served as an Accreditation Surveyor for the Joint Commission where he surveyed and advised healthcare systems on pharmaceutical and quality of care standards.

Dr. Wong was previously an Associate Professor at the Keck Graduate Institute, School of Pharmacy and an Adjunct Professor at the Keck Graduate Institute, Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences.

He graduated from the University of Southern California with a Doctorate in Pharmacy and received his Masters in Public Health from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Dr. Wong's research interests include innovations in drug pricing and reimbursement and the impact of health systems and care processes on patient outcomes in chronic disease care management.