Ira Wilson on Medicine

Professor Ira Wilson is Chair of the Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice at Brown University.

Research Profile: Ira Wilson      

Dr. Wilson is interested in how structural features of healthcare systems affect the interactions between physicians and patients, and how those interactions in turn affect patients’ health outcomes. To study these relationships he has studied patients with chronic conditions such as the elderly, persons with depression, and persons with HIV. Recently he his research has focused on understanding and improving the quality of medication prescribing and medication management.