Thomas Wan

, Ph.D., M.H.S.

Professor

Health Management and Informatics, Doctoral Program in Public Affairs

Phone: 407-823-0171
Location: HPA I Room: 219
Biography

Credentials

  • Ph.D., Sociology/Demography, University of Georgia, 1970
  • M.H.S., Public Health-Social Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, 1971
  • Research

    Research Interests

    • health services management research
    • outcomes evaluation
    • health informatics
    • long-term care research
    • gerontological health
    • policy informatics research
    • Population health science
    Courses
    • PAF 7856: Structural Equation Model

      Introduction and applications of multivariate modeling techniques to public affairs research. It covers structural equation modeling, multilevel analysis, latent growth curve modeling, survival regression and predictor tree analysis.

    • PAF 7858: Advanced Seminar in Governance and Policy Research

      Application of theories and methods to governance and policy research, particularly to focus on implementation science and performance-based evaluation of effectiveness, efficiency and quality of social and health services.

    Books
    Inter-Professional Hospital Quality Impact of Biomedical Engineering: Structural Equation Modeling

    By Beth Ann Fiedler (Ph.D., public affairs, ’11); Thomas T. H. Wan, associate dean for research and professor of public affairs; and Stephen Sivo, UCF College of Education

    Published in: March 2012
    Healing Environments: What’s the Proof?, 2nd Edition

    By Barbara J. Huelat and Thomas T. H. Wan, associate dean for research and professor of public affairs

    Published in: November 2011
    Productivity in U.S. Hospital-Based Rural Health Clinics: A Growth Curve Analysis

    By Abiy Agiro (Ph.D., public affairs, ’11); Thomas T. H. Wan, associate dean for research and professor of public affairs; and Ning “Jackie” Zhang, associate professor of public affairs and program coordinator

    Published in: August 2011
    Improving the Quality of Care in Nursing Homes

    By Thomas T. H. Wan, associate dean for research and professor of public affairs; Gerald-Mark Breen, research associate (deceased); Ning “Jackie” Zhang, associate professor of public affairs; and Lynn Unruh, associate professor of health management and informatics

    Published in: September 2010

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