Associate Professor

Department of Health Services Research & Administration
University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Public Health

Professional Summary

  • 2013–present Associate Professor, Department of Health Services Research & Administration, College of Public Health, UNMC
  • 2010–2012 Director of Health Services & Policy Research, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Osteopathic Research Center
  • 2006-2012 Assistant Professor, Department of Health Management & Policy, School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center


  • PhD, Economics, University of Chicago, 2006
  • BA, Economics, University of Texas at Austin, 1997

Research Interests

Health policy and services; health economics; traffic safety; immigrant health and access to care

Selected Publications

  • Wilson FA, Stimpson JP, Tibbits M. The Role of Alcohol Consumption on Recent Trends in Distracted Driving. Accident Analysis and Prevention. 2013;60:189-92
  • Stimpson JP, Wilson FA, Muelleman R. Fatalities of Pedestrians, Bicycle Riders, and Motorists due to Distracted Driving Motor Vehicle Crashes in the United States, 2005-2010. Public Health Reports. 2013;128(6):436-42
  • Stimpson JP, Wilson FA, Su D. Health Care Spending by Unauthorized Immigrants is Lower Than Other Immigrants and US Natives. Health Affairs. 2013;32(7):1313-1318.
  • Miller TL, Cirule A, Wilson FA, Holtz TH, Riekstina V, Cain KP, Moonan PK, Leimane V. The Value of Effective Public Tuberculosis Treatment:  An Analysis of Opportunity Costs Associated with Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in Latvia. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation. 2013;11:9.
  • Stimpson J, Wilson F, Peek M. Marital Status, the Economic Benefits of Marriage and Days of Inactivity due to Poor Health. International Journal of Population Research. 2012;doi:10.1155/2012/568785.
  • Stimpson J, Wilson F, Murillo R, Pagán J. Persistent Disparities in Cholesterol Screening Among Immigrants to the United States. International Journal for Equity in Health. 2012;11:22.
  • Stimpson J, Wilson F, Watanabe-Galloway S, Peek M. The Effect of Marriage on Utilization of Colorectal Endoscopy Exam in the United States. Cancer Epidemiology. 2012;36:e325-e332.
  • Wilson F, Stimpson J. Trends in Fatalities from Distracted Driving in the U.S., 1999-2008. American Journal of Public Health. 2010;100(11):2213-2219.
  • Stimpson J, Wilson F, Eschbach K. Trends in Health Care Spending For Immigrants in the United States. Health Affairs. 2010;29(3):544-550.
  • Stimpson J, Wilson F, Reyes-Ortiz C. Influence of Number of Children on Cancer Screening and Diagnostic Testing Among Adults in the United States. Journal of Medical Screening. 2009;16:170-173.

Contact Fernando A. Wilson
Fernando A. Wilson, PhD

984350 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4350
Phone: 402-552-6948
Fax: 402-559-9695