Associate Professor

Department of Health Services Research and Administration
Director, Center for Health Policy
University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Public Health

Professional Summary

  • 07/2013 – Present Associate Professor (tenured), Department of Health Services Research and Administration, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • 03/2012 - Present  Director, Center for Health Policy, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • 01/2012 - Present  Graduate Program Director, Department of Health Services Research & Administration, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • 07/2011  - 06/2013 Associate Professor, Department of Health Services Research and Administration, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • 06/2006 - 06/2011  Assistant Professor, Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences, University of North Texas Health Science Center
  • 07/2004 - 06/2006  Postdoctoral Fellow, Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch

Education

  • PhD, Sociology; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, May 2004
  • MA, Sociology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, December 2000
  • BA, Psychology & Sociology; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, May 1996

Research Interests

  • Health Policy, Medical Sociology, Health Services

Selected Publications

  • Stimpson JP, Wilson FA, Su D. Unauthorized immigrants spend less than other immigrants and US natives on health care. Health Affairs. 2013 Web First
  • Stimpson JP, Wilson FA, Muelleman RL. 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)
  • Stimpson JP, Pagan JA, Chen L-W. Reducing racial and ethnic disparities in colorectal cancer screening is likely to require more than access to care. Health Affairs. 2012;31(12):2747-2754.
  • Stimpson JP, Wilson FA, Watanabe-Galloway S, Peek MK. The effect of marriage on utilization of colorectal endoscopy exam in the United States. Cancer Epidemiology. 2012;36(5):e325-e332.
  • Stimpson JP, Wilson FA, Eschbach K. Trends in healthcare spending for immigrants in the United States. Health Affairs. 2010;29(3):544-550.
  • Stimpson JP, Urrutia-Rojas X.  Acculturation in the US is associated with lower serum carotenoid levels: third national health and nutrition examination survey. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2007;107(7):1218-1223.
  • Stimpson JP, Ju H, Raji MA, Eschbach K.  Neighborhood deprivation and health risk behaviors in NHANES III.  American Journal of Health Behavior. 2007;31(2):215-222.

Professional Affiliations

  • Academy Health
  • American Public Health Association
  • Population Association of America

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Fax: 402-559-9695
Email: james.stimpson@unmc.edu
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