Scholar Info


Dennis Watson

Assistant Professor

Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management; Center for Health Policy; ACT Center of Indiana

ude[dot]iupui[at]nostawpd

Housing First Model (HFM) Fidelity Index


I have worked on a number of interdisciplinary studies that have informed policy and practice at the organizational and city levels. The HFM Fidelity Index is an empirically developed and tested instrument that is currently being used by a large non-profit in Chicago to guide the development of housing for chronically homeless individuals with mental illness and substance abuse issues.