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 Graduate
Program Director and MHA Director with the UNMC College of Public Health. His recent research
has included cost-effectiveness analyses, health policy impact analyses, and examining disparities
in access to healthcare and health outcomes experienced by immigrants to the US.