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Brent ​Fulton, PhD, MBA

Associate Research Professor, Health Economics and Policy
  • Associate Director, Petris Center
  • Faculty Lead, Online MPH Program Health Policy and Management Concentration

Brent Fulton’s research examines how markets and regulation can improve the delivery of healthcare, including its cost, quality and access. In addition, he is developing public-private financing strategies that will provide funding for social drivers of health for families with children residing in low-income communities.
Available for Advising
Address: 2121 Berkeley Way #5433
Berkeley, CA 94720

Research Interests

  • Healthcare market concentration
  • Social drivers of health
  • Health workforce
  • Health insurance
  • Mental health services
  • California’s healthcare market
  • Accountable care organizations
  • Affordable Care Act
  • Payment reform
  • Cost analysis


  • PhD – Public Policy Analysis (Health Economics Focus)
    Pardee RAND Graduate School, 2006
  • MBA – Strategy and Finance
    Anderson School at University of California, Los Angeles, 1997
  • BS – Engineering Mechanics
    U.S. Air Force Academy, 1992


Courses Taught

    • PHW 226A
    • Health Economics
    • PH 126
    • Health Economics and Public Policy