Victor G. Rodwin, PhD

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Professor of Health Policy and Management, New York University
Dr. Rodwin is interested in community health and medical care, the comparative analysis of health care systems and international perspectives on health system performance and reform. His work focuses on megacities and health and previously received a three-year Robet Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Investigator Award to support his work. His efforts lead to the launch of the World Cities Project (WCP) which focuses on neighborhood aging, population health and healthcare systems in neighborhoods in New York, London, Paris, Tokyo, and Hong Kong. He reviews articles for leading journals in the field on a regular basis and has consulted with the the World Bank, the United Nations Development Program, and the World Health Organization. 


PhD, University of California, Berkeley
MPH, University of California, Berkeley


World Cities Project
New York University, School of Public Service 
Mailman School of Public Health, Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center 


Selected Publications: 
Chau, P. Woo, J. Gusmano, MK. Weisz, D. and Rodwin, VG. (2012). Growing Older in Hong Kong, New York and London. The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. Hong Kong.
Gusmano, M.K & Rodwin, V.G. (2010). Urban Aging, Social Isolation, and Emergency Preparedness IFA Global Ageing Vol. 6 Issue 2, p39.
Rodwin, V.G. & Gusmano, M.K. (2006). Growing Older in World Cities: Implications for Healthy Aging Vol. 27, No. 6, November-December.
Weisz, D., Rodwin, V.G. & Gusmano, M.K. (2004). Gender and the Treatment of Heart Disease in Older Persons in the United States, France and England: A Comparative, Population-Based View of a Clinical Phenomenon Gender Medicine, Vol 1, No. 1.