Rick Homan is a Scientist in the Health Services Research division at FHI 360. He is a health economist with over nineteen years of experience in operations research of health service delivery including: family planning, STIs prevention and treatment services, and HIV/AIDS programs.
In addition to program evaluation activities, Homan has been actively engaged in capacity building among service providers and researchers in techniques of applied health economics. He has extensive experience in the evaluation of clinical and community-based service delivery initiatives, assessing the cost-effectiveness of interventions and assessing the cost of program scale-up. Currently Homan is developing methods to track resource flows to health services in Zambia and supporting FHI 360 programs and partners to evaluate the cost of their activities.
Homan has a PhD from The University of Michigan and is an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management in the Gillings School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.