Michael French, Ph.D.

Professor, University of Miami, Department of Sociology, Department of Public Health Sciences, and Department of Economics
Associate Director of Health Administration and Policy Program, University of Miami; Director, Health Economics Research Group

Tel: (305) 284-6039 
Fax: (305) 284-5310 
Email : mfrench@miami.edu


University of Miami
Department of Sociology
5202 University Drive
Merrick Building, Room 121F
P.O. Box 248162
Coral Gables
Florida, 33124-2030


Curriculum Vitae


Dr. French(www.mtfrench.com) is a health economist and Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Miami, with secondary appointments in the Department of Economics and Department of Public Health Sciences.  He is also Director of the Health Economics Research Group (www.miami.edu/herg) in the College of Arts and Sciences, Research Director of the Health Sector Management and Policy Program in the School of Business Administration (http://www.bus.miami.edu/undergraduate-programs/curriculum/majors/health-sector/index.html), and a Senior Fellow of the Center for Health Sector Management and Policy (http://www.bus.miami.edu/explore-the-school/health-programs/health-center/).  His research interests and experience includes health economics, health policy, program evaluation, substance abuse research, alternative health care delivery systems, pharmaco-economics, human resource economics, and the economics of crime.  He has been principal investigator or project leader on numerous research grants with the National Institutes of Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and several state agencies.  He is currently on the editorial boards for Health Services Research, Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, Evaluation and Program Planning, and Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment and serves on several research advisory boards for universities, national and international companies, government agencies, and health care organizations.  Dr. French has published over 160 peer-reviewed scholarly articles in a variety of multidisciplinary professional journals including Addiction, Addictive Behaviors, Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, American Journal of Health Promotion, American Journal of Public Health, Applied Economics, Benefits Quarterly, Cancer Practice, Contemporary Economic Policy, Criminology, Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Eastern Economic Journal, Economics of Education Review, Economics and Human Biology, Employee Assistance Quarterly, Evaluation and the Health Professions, Evaluation and Program Planning, Evaluation Review, Health Economics, Health Services Research, Implementation Science, Industrial Marketing Management, Industrial Relations, Journal of Addictive Diseases, Journal of Adolescent Health, Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research, Journal of Employee Assistance Research, Journal of Experimental Criminology, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Health and Social Behavior, Journal of Health and Social Policy, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Internal Medicine, Journal of Maintenance in the Addictions, Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Journal of Occupational Medicine, Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, Journal of Public Health Policy, Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Journal of Research on Adolescence, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, Labour Economics, Justice Quarterly, LABOUR: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, Law and Policy, Medical Care, Medical Care Research and Review, Monthly Labor Review, Population Health Management, Public Health Reports, Risk Analysis, Social Science and Medicine, Social Science Quarterly, Social Science Research, Sociological Inquiry, Substance Abuse, Substance Use and Misuse, Southern Economic Journal, Telemedicine and e-Health, and The Gerontologist.