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

  • 07/2014 – Current  Senior Policy Analyst for Government Affairs, Office of the Chancellor, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • 07/2013 – Current  Associate Professor (Tenured), Department of Health Services Research and Administration, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • 03/2012 – Current  Founding Director, UNMC Center for Health Policy
  • 01/2012 – 07/2014  Graduate Program Chair, Department of Health Services Research & Administration, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • 07/2011 – 06/2013  Associate Professor (tenure track), Department of Health Services Research andAdministration, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • 06/2006 – 06/2011  Assistant Professor (tenure track), Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences, University of North Texas Health Science Center
  • 7/2004 – 6/2006 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
  • Certificate, Online Instruction, Central Michigan University, 2013
  • Certificate, Leadership, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2013

Research Interests

  • Health Policy, Health Inequalities, Social Determinants of Health, Transportation

Selected Publications

  • Stimpson JP, Li T, Shiyanbola OO, Jacobson JJ. Financial sustainability of academic health centers: identifying challenges and strategic responses. Academic Medicine. 2014;89(6):853-857.
  • Stimpson JP, Wilson FA, Zallman L. Emergency department visits and spending by unauthorized immigrants compared to legal immigrants and US natives. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2014;32(6):679-680.
  • Stimpson JP, Wilson FA, Muelleman RL. Fatalities of pedestrians, bicycle riders, and motorists due to distracted driving motor vehicle crashes in the U.S., 2005-2010. Public Health Reports. 2013;128(6):436-442.
  • Stimpson JP, Wilson FA, Su D. Unauthorized immigrants spend less than other immigrants and US natives on health care. Health Affairs. 2013;32(7):1313-1318.
  • 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, Eschbach K. Trends in healthcare spending for immigrants in the United States. Health Affairs. 2010;29(3):544-550.

Professional Affiliations

  • Academy Health
  • American Public Health Association
  • Society for Public Health Education

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