January 9, 2019

Clare Brown, PhD, MPH

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 of healthcare services and policies
  • Health Disparities
  • Geographic variation
  • Maternal and infant health

Courses Taught

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

Research Publications

Brown, C.C., Young, S.G., & Pro, G.C. (2021). COVID-19 vaccination rates vary by community vulnerability: A county-level analysis. Vaccine, 39, 4245-4249.

Brown, CC, Adams, CE, & Moore, JE. (2020). Race, Medicaid Coverage, and Equity in Maternal Morbidity, Women’s Health Issues, 31(3), 245-253.

Brown, CC, Garcia, X, Bhakta, R, Sanders, E, Prodhan, P. (2020). Acute Neurologic Involvement in Children with Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Pediatrics, 147 (3) e2020013631; doi: https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2020-013631

Brown, CC, Adams, CE, George, KE, Moore, JE. (2020). Associations Between Comorbidities and Severe Maternal Morbidity. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 136(5), 892-901.

Brown, CC, Moore, JE, Felix, HC, Stewart, MK, Tilford, JM. (2020). Geographic Hotspots for Low Birthweight: An Analysis of Counties with Persistently High Rates. INQUIRY; 57: 1-9.

Brown, CC, Moore JE, Felix, HC, Stewart, MK, Tilford, JM. (2020). County-Level Variation in Low Birthweight and Preterm Birth: An Evaluation of State Medicaid Expansion under the Affordable Care Act. Med Care, 58(6); 497-503.

Brown, CC, Moore JE, Felix, HC, Stewart, MK, Bird, TM, Lowery, CL, Tilford, JM. (2019). Association of State Medicaid Expansion Status with Low Birthweight and Preterm Birth. JAMA, 321(16):1598-1609.

Brown, CC, Tilford, JM, Payakachat, N, Williams, DK, Kuhlthau, KA, Pyne, JM, Hoefman, RJ, Brouwer, WBF. (2018). Measuring Health spillover effects in Caregivers of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Comparison of the EQ-5D-3L and SF-6D. Pharmacoeconomics, 37(4), 609-620.

Brown, CC, Tilford, JM, Bird, TM. (2018). Improved Health and Insurance Status Among Cigarette Smokers After Medicaid Expansion. Public Health Reports. 133(3);294-302.

Brown, C, Nevola, A, Martin, BC. (2018). Lack of Long Term Effects of the 2009 USPSTF Guidelines on Rates of Mammography Screening. J Womens Health (Larchmt), 27(7)875-884.

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