VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Palo Alto, California
Dr. Joyce Chung is an integral part of the leadership team for the Polytrauma System of Care at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. Her primary roles are as Site Director for the VA Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems, Program Analyst/Researcher and for the Polytrauma System of Care and Rehabilitation Services. Dr. Chung has a Bachelors of Arts from the University of California (UC), Berkeley with a major in Integrative Biology, a Masters in Public Health from Yale University with an emphasis in Environmental Health, and a PhD from the UC Berkeley in Epidemiology. Dr. Chung has worked previously at UC Berkeley and the Santa Clara County Public Health Department. She has worked on research and reporting on several health conditions including areas of injury prevention, child deaths, youth behavioral health, emergency medical services, women’s health, and water pollution. Currently, Dr. Chung’s research focus has been on the effect of traumatic brain injury in women. She also enjoys volunteering her skills to stand up low-cost/homeless community clinics in downtown San Jose.