Arturo Vargas Bustamante, PhD, MA, MPP
Arturo Vargas Bustamante, PhD, MA, MPP, Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, received a Master of Arts degree in Economics and a Masters and Doctorate of Philosophy in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Vargas Bustamante is a bi-lingual (English/Spanish) and bicultural researcher with a broad background in health policy, with specific training and expertise in health care disparities, survey research and secondary data analysis, health care cost estimation, economic valuation and program/intervention design and evaluation. His research investigates unexplored or underexplored topics on access to health care, predominantly among Latinos/Hispanics and immigrants in the United States . AHRQ and private foundations have funded his research.