Sugy Choi
Sugy Choi, PhD
NYU Langone Health - Assistant Professor, Health Evaluation and Analytics Lab, Department of Population Health
PhD, Health Services Research, Boston University School of Public Health
MS, Global Health; Health Policy and Financing, Georgetown University
BSFS, International Affairs; Culture and Politics, Georgetown University
Research Interests
Medicaid, Substance use disorder, Gender disparities, Racial-ethnic disparities, Health services research, Longitudinal data analysis, Implementation science, Program evaluation, Mixed-methods research
Sugy Choi is Assistant Professor of Population Health at New York University Grossman School of Medicine. Her current work focuses on the intersections of health care delivery reform for patients with substance use disorder (SUD), Medicaid policy, safety net providers, quality of care, and health disparities. Her prior research includes evaluating state-level policies and treatment programs and addressing socioeconomic determinants across multiple settings at domestic and international levels.
Principal Investigator, Exploring Coordination of Care and Interorganizational Relationships to Improve Women’s Access to Substance Use Disorder Treatment: Criminal Justice, Child Protective Services, and Treatment Organization Perspectives. Active
Principal Investigator, Improving Quality of Asian American Subgroup Race-Ethnicity Data with a Focus on Patients with Substance Use Disorder. Completed


King C, Laynor G, McNeely J, Fawole A, Lee M, Terplan M, Choi S (2024).
Strategies to improve delivery of equitable and evidence-informed care for pregnant and birthing people with a substance use disorder in acute care settings: A scoping review protocol
PLoS One, 19 (3), e0300183. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0300183. PMCID: PMC10947689.

Choi S, Hong S, Gatanaga OS, Yum AJ, Lim S, Neighbors CJ, Yi SS (2024).
Substance use and treatment disparities among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders: A systematic review
Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 256, 111088. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2024.111088. PMCID: PMC10922506.

Choi J, Kim G, Choi S, Chang JE (2024).
A year after implementation of the telehealth waiver: Being offered and utilizing video-specific telehealth among dual-eligible Medicare recipients during the COVID-19 pandemic
Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 30 (2), 255-266. doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000001845.

Stevens ER, Mead-Morse EL, Labib K, Kahn LG, Choi S, Sherman SE, Oncken C, Williams NJ, Loney T, El-Shahawy O (2024).
Prevalence and factors associated with second hand smoke exposure among a sample of pregnant women in Cairo, Egypt
BMC Women's Health, 24 (1), 145. doi: 10.1186/s12905-023-02821-2. PMCID: PMC10898124.

Forthal S, Choi S, Yerneni R, Macinski S, Levey W, Kerwin J, Ahadzi M, Fish D, Anderson BJ, Neighbors C (2023).
Impact of supportive housing health homes program on Medicaid utilization for persons diagnosed with HIV (PDWH)
AIDS Care, 35 (12), 1885-1890. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2022.2158302. PMCID: PMC10272282.


Choi S, Healy S, Shapoval L, Forthal S, Neighbors CJ (2021).
Hepatitis C virus screening among Medicaid-insured individuals with opioid use disorder across substance use disorder treatment settings
Substance Use and Misuse, 56 (2), 258-263. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2020.1858106. PMCID: PMC8262086.

Choi S, Yerneni R, Healy S, Goyal M, Neighbors CJ (2020).
Predictors of medication utilization for opioid use disorder among Medicaid-insured HIV patients in New York
American Journal on Addictions, 29 (2), 151-154. doi: 10.1111/ajad.12998. PMCID: PMC7035191.

Choi S, Biello KB, Bazzi AR, Drainoni ML (2019).
Age differences in emergency department utilization and repeat visits among patients with opioid use disorder at an urban safety-net hospital: A focus on young adults
Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 200, 14-18. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2019.02.030. PMCID: PMC6588461.

Dr. Choi's ResearchGate Profile