Research Associate, World Cities Project, International Longevity Center
Dr. Weisz’s research efforts, as a staff member of the World Cities Project (WCP), have been directed at the health policy implications of comparisons of health system performance and the analysis of health and health care disparities both inter- and intra-city in New York, Paris, London and other cities included in the WCP. He is a co-author of “Health Care in World Cities” (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010) and numerous peer- reviewed publications relating to population health and healthcare. He is a New York State licensed physician, a Board certified General and Cardiothoracic Surgeon, retired from clinical practice.
Education & Training:
MPA, 2002, New York University, Wagner School of Public Administration
MD, 1967, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
BS, 1963, City College of New York
Gusmano, M.K., Rodwin V.G., Weisz, D. International Comparisons of Health Systems Performance Using comparative analysis to address health system caricatures. International J. Health Services 2014 44(3):553-565
Gusmano, M.K., Rodwin V.G., Weisz, D., Cottenet J. and Quantin C. Comparison of rehospitalization rates in France and the United States. J Health Serv Res Policy. 2015 Jan;20(1):18-25
Gusmano MK, Rodwin VG, Wang C, Weisz D, Luo L, Hua F. Shanghai rising: health improvements as measured by avoidable mortality since 2000. Int J Health Policy Manag. 2014 Dec 27;4(1):7-12.
Weisz D, Gusmano MK, Wong G, Trombley J. Emergency Department Use: A Reflection of Poor Primary Care Access? Am J Managed Care 2015;21(2):e152-e160.
Gusmano, M.K., Rodwin V.G., Weisz, D., Cottenet J. and Quantin C. A comparative analysis of hospital readmissions in France and the U.S. J of Comp Policy Analysis: Research and Practice. 2015. DOI:10.1080/13876988.2015.1058547