January 9, 2019

Clare Brown, PhD

Clare Brown
Assistant Professor

Co-Director, M.S. Healthcare Data Analytics


2018 – Ph.D. Health Systems and Services Research, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
2015 – M.P.H Health Policy and Management, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
2013 – B.A. Psychology, Lyon College

Research Interests

  • Access to healthcare services; economic evaluation or healthcare services and policies;
  • Health Disparities
  • Geographic variation

Courses Taught

  • HPMT 5103 The Health Care System
  • HPMT 5334 Healthcare Data Vizualization
  • HPMT 6011 Mathematics & Statistics Primer

Research Publications

Brown, C. C., Moore, J. E., Felix, H. C., Stewart, M. K., & Tilford, J. M. (2020). County-level Variation in Low–birth Weight and Preterm Birth: An Evaluation of State Medicaid Expansion Under the Affordable Care Act. Medical Care, forthcoming.

Brown, C.C., Moore J.E., Felix, H.C., Stewart, M.K., Bird, T.M., Lowery, C.L., Tilford, J.M. (2019). Association of State Medicaid Expansion Status with Low Birthweight and Preterm Birth. JAMA, 321(16):1598-1609.

Brown, C.C., Tilford, J. M., Payakachat, N., Williams, D. K., Kuhlthau, K. A., Pyne, J. M., Hoefman, R. J., Brouwer, W. B. F. (2018). Measuring Health spillover effects in Caregivers of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Comparison of the EQ-5D-3L and SF-6D. Pharmacoeconomics. Forthcoming special issue.

Brown, C.C., Tilford, J.M., Bird, T. M. (2018). Medicaid Expansion of Health Insurance and Smoking Behavior. Public Health Reports. 133(3);294-302. Doi: 10.1177/0033354918763169

Brown, C., Nevola, A., Martin, B.C. (2018). Lack of Long Term Effects of the 2009 USPSTF Guidelines on Rates of Mammography Screening. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2018;27(7)875-884. Doi: 10.1089/jwh.2017.6425.

Brown, C.C., Wei, F. (2018) The Impact of Insurance Gain and Discussions with Healthcare Providers on Quitting Smoking. Behav Med. 44(2)160-170. Doi: 10.1080/08964289.2017.1375455