Spotlight on new faculty — Fernando Wilson, Ph.D.

Fernando Wilson, Ph.D.

Fernando Wilson, Ph.D., is among the many new faculty members at UNMC. He joined the health services research and administration department of the College of Public Health in January 2013 as an associate professor.

Name: Fernando Wilson, Ph.D.

Title: Associate professor, health services research and administration, College of Public Health

Interests: Dr. Wilson’s research interests include economic evaluation, immigrant health and access to health care, and traffic safety policy.

Degrees: Ph.D., economics, University of Chicago, 2006; B.A., economics, University of Texas at Austin, 1997

Previous Positions: Assistant professor, Health Management and Policy, University of North Texas Health Science Center


  • American Society of Health Economists
  • American Society of Hispanic Economists
  • Academy Health
  • American Economic Association