EPI-CAL Site Principal Investigator,
Professor, UCSD Health Services Research Center,
University of California, San Diego
Todd Gilmer, Ph.D., is Professor of Health Economics, Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs, and Chief of Division of Health Policy in the Department of Family Medicine And Public Health at the University of California, San Diego. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Washington in 1997. His research has focused on three areas: health insurance/risk adjustment, cost-effectiveness of diabetes care, and mental health services. Dr. Gilmer specializes in research design and data analysis, the use of large data sets including those from Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial health plans, national surveys and census data, and mixed data sets that combine epidemiological data with health insurance claims, and the evaluation of community based interventions to improve chronic disease care to low-income populations.