• Director, CCTS Health Economics Core
  • Director and Endowed Chair, Matheson Center for Health Care Studies
  • Professor, Economics Department
  • Professor, Population Health Sciences

Research Statement

My research includes topics in immigrant health, traffic safety, health policy and health services research. As a health economist, other research includes economic evaluation of healthcare-related projects, including cost-effectiveness, cost-benefit, return on investment and cost-utility analyses. I am a quantitative researcher with expertise in utilizing large-scale survey and health services databases to explore issues related to health disparities, particularly for immigrant communities, and health policies.

Research Keywords

  • Public Health
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Care Policy/Health Services Research
  • Economics
  • Applied Economics

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Mexico


  • Tatar M, Habibdoust A & Wilson FA (2021). Analysis of Excess Deaths During the COVID-19 Pandemic in the State of Florida. American journal of public health. Vol. 111, 704-707. Published, 03/01/2021.
  • Larson JL, Rosen AB & Wilson FA (2021). The effect of telehealth interventions on quality of life of cancer survivors: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Health informatics journal. Vol. 26, 1060-1078. Published, 02/01/2021.
  • Martin BI, Brodke DS, Wilson FA, Chaiyakunapruk N & Nelson RE (2021). The Impact of Halting Elective Admissions in Anticipation of a Demand Surge Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19). Medical care. Vol. 59, 213-219. Published, 02/01/2021.
  • Roy S, Wilson FA, Chen LW, Kim J & Yu F (2020). The Impact of Medicaid Expansion for Adults Under the Affordable Care Act on Preventive Care for Children: Evidence From the Southern United States. Medical care. Vol. 58, 945-951. Published, 12/01/2020.
  • Wilson FA, Miller TL & Stimpson JP (2020). COVID-19 and TB control in immigrant communities. The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. Vol. 24, 975-977. Published, 11/01/2020.
  • Wilson FA & Stimpson JP (2020). Federal and State Policies Impacting Immigrant Access to Health Care. JAMA Health Forum. Published, 04/2020.
  • Rampa S, Wilson FA, Tak HJ, Roy S, Wani RJ, Markiewicz MR & Allareddy V (2020). Patient Characteristics and Causes of Facial Fractures in the State of California. Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Vol. 77, 1855-1866. Published, 03/01/2020.
  • Tak HJ, Chen LW, Wilson FA, Goldsweig AM, Oleynikov D, Hawking M & Shih YT (2020). Post-Discharge Services for Different Diagnoses Than Index Hospitalization Predict Decreased 30-Day Readmissions Among Medicare Beneficiaries. Journal of general internal medicine. Vol. 34, 1766-1774. Published, 02/01/2020.