Director of Finance & Research Administration
Cristina Wilson is the Director of Finance and Research Administration at the Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics. She oversees the Center’s financial reporting, develops proposal budgets, administers externally-funded awards and departmental budgets, and coordinates personnel matters. Cristina has in-depth experience in pre- and post-award administration and has been integral in the development of the Center’s financial system.
Prior to joining the Center, Cristina worked for an environmental engineering firm where she acted as financial control and management lead for five departments, managed numerous multi-million contracts, and supported Sarbanes-Oxley and federal government compliance audits. In addition, she has worked at the University of Southern California’s Department of Contracts and Grants and Viterbi School of Engineering. Cristina joined the Center in August of 2011 and has been a part of the USC family for almost 20 years.