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Fernando A. Wilson, PhD

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Academic Information

Departments Primary - Population Health Sciences


Academic Office Information

Research Interests

  • Health Policy
  • Public Health
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Economics
  • Traffic Safety
  • Immigrant Health

Dr. Fernando Wilson is Director and Endowed Chair of the Matheson Center for Health Care Studies, Professor of Population Health Sciences in the Division of Health System Innovation and Research, and Professor of Economics in the College of Social & Behavioral Science. Dr. Wilson received a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago, and a BA in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to joining the University of Utah in 2019, Dr. Wilson led the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) Center for Health Policy and was an Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director and MHA Director with the UNMC College of Public Health.

Education History

Doctoral Training University of Chicago
University of Texas at Austin