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John Rizzo Professor Program in Public Health School of Medicine

Contact Information

071 Health Sciences Center

Stony Brook, 11794

Biography

John Rizzo is a health economist whose research interests include applied microeconomic studies of physician and pharmaceutical markets, the application of econometric methods to clinical outcomes research, and pharmacoeconomic evaluations of medical treatments and technologies. He consults for leading healthcare and government organizations, and has testified as an economics expert in cases involving the pharmaceutical and hospital industries. He also is the chief economist of the Long Island Association, the region's largest business group.

Education

  • PhD and MA, Brown University
  • BA, University of New Hampshire

Publications

  1. Author Article Critical Care Clinics Health Economics and Critical Care 2012 28 1
  2. Author Article Chest In-hospital Clinical and Economic Consequences of Pulmonary Wedge Resections for Cancer Using Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Techniques vs Traditional Open Resections: A Retrospective Database Analysis 2012 141 2 429 - 435
  3. Author Article Applied Economics Does inequality in China affect health differently in high- versus low-income households? 2012 44 9 1081 - 1090
  4. Author Article Critical Care Clinics The Economics of Cardiovascular Disease in the United States 2012 28 1 77 - 88
  5. Author Article American Journal of Cardiology Comparison of the Effect on Long-Term Outcomes in Patients With Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms of Taking Versus Not Taking a Statin Drug 2012 109 7 1050 - 1054
  6. Author Article Applied Economics Does patient trust promote better care? 2012 44 18 2283 - 2295
  7. Author Article China Economic Review The expansion of public health insurance and the demand for private health insurance in rural China 2011 22 1 28 - 41
  8. Author Article Applied Economics Letters Income inequality dynamics in rural China from 1991 to 2006: the role of alternative income sources 2011 18 14 1307 - 1310
  9. Author Article Medical Care Physician-patient Language Concordance and Malpractice Concerns 2011 49 11 1040 - 1044
  10. Author Article Economics and Human Biology The influence of body weight on social network ties among adolescents 2011
  11. Author Article Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved Racial and Ethnic Differences in Drug Expenditures and Access under Medicare Part D 2011 22 3 1059 - 1059
  12. Author Article American Journal of Medical Quality The Health Effects of Cost-Related Treatment Delays 2011 26 4 261 - 271
  13. Author Article Journal of Dermatological Treatment The direct healthcare insurer and out-of-pocket expenditures of psoriasis: evidence from a United States national survey 2011 1 - 15
  14. Author Article The B E Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy Demanding Customers: Consumerist Patients and Quality of Care 2011 11 1
  15. Author Article Health Economics, Policy and Law Information-oriented patients and physician career satisfaction: is there a link? 2011 6 3 295 - 311
  16. Author Article Forum for Health Economics and Policy Does Patient Use of Medical Information Affect Physician Practice Incentives to Provide Care? 2011 14 2
  17. Author Article Value in Health PMS62 DIFFERENCES IN DEMOGRAPHICS AND PRE-INDEX HEALTH CARE UTILIZATION AND COSTS IN PATIENTS WITH RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS TAKING ANTI-TNF BIOLOGICS DURING THE FIRST YEAR OF PERSISTENT THERAPY 2010 13 3
  18. Author Article Eastern Economic Journal Who Pays for Drug Quality? 2010 36 2 239 - 254
  19. Author Article Value in Health Understanding the Medical and Nonmedical Value of Diagnostic Testing 2010 13 2 310 - 314
  20. Author Article Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Projected increased growth rate of anesthesia professionalâ_"delivered sedation for colonoscopy and EGD in the United States: 2009 to 2015 2010 72 3 580 - 586
  21. Author Article American Journal of Preventive Medicine Use of Preventive Care Services Among Latino Subgroups 2010 38 6 610 - 619
  22. Author Article Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology Comparing Robot-Assisted with Conventional Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: Impact on Cost and Clinical Outcomes 2010 17 6 730 - 738
  23. Author Article The American Journal of Cardiology Concurrent Intracranial and Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms 2010 105 3 417 - 420
  24. Author Article The Annals of Thoracic Surgery Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest in Patients With High Cognitive Needs: Full Preservation of Cognitive Abilities 2009 87 1 117 - 123
  25. Author Article Medical Care Explaining Urban-Rural Health Disparities in China 2009 47 12 1209 - 1216
  26. Author Article American Journal of Preventive Medicine Did Cigarette Vouchers Increase Female Smokers in China? 2009 37 2
  27. Author Article Journal of General Internal Medicine Heterogeneity in Health Insurance Coverage Among US Latino Adults 2009 24 0 561
  28. Author Article Arthritis & Rheumatism Insurer and out-of-pocket costs of osteoarthritis in the US: Evidence from national survey data 2009 60 12 3546 - 3553
  29. Author Article Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography Cost-effectiveness of multidetector computed tomography compared with myocardial perfusion imaging as gatekeeper to invasive coronary angiography in asymptomatic firefighters with positive treadmill tests 2009 3 5 323 - 330
  30. Author Article Economics & Human Biology Does smoking affect body weight and obesity in China? 2009 7 3 334 - 350
  31. Author Article Medical Care Research and Review Understanding Observed and Unobserved Health Care Access and Utilization Disparities Among U.S. Latino Adults 2009 66 5 561 - 577
  32. Author Article Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization Competition and physician-enabled demand: The role of managed care 2009 72 1 463 - 474
  33. Author Article Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Authors' Response 2008 50 10 1094 - 1095
  34. Author Article Surgical Endoscopy The effects of laparoscopic cholecystectomy, hysterectomy, and appendectomy on nosocomial infection risks 2008 22 4 1112
  35. Author Article Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine The Association of Diabetes With Job Absenteeism Costs Among Obese and Morbidly Obese Workers 2008 50 5 527 - 534
  36. Author Article Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Occupation-Specific Absenteeism Costs Associated With Obesity and Morbid Obesity 2007 49 12 1317 - 1324
  37. Author Article The Annals of Thoracic Surgery Straight Deep Hypothermic Arrest: Experience in 394 Patients Supports Its Effectiveness as a Sole Means of Brain Preservation 2007 84 3 759 - 767
  38. Author Article Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization Pushing incomes to reference points: Why do male doctors earn more? 2007 63 3 514 - 536
  39. Author Article Archives of Internal Medicine Health Care Access, Use of Services, and Experiences Among Undocumented Mexicans and Other Latinos 2007 167 21 2354 - 2360
  40. Author Article Physical Therapy Use of Outpatient Physical Therapy Services by People With Musculoskeletal Conditions 2007 87 5 497 - 512
  41. Author Article The Annals of Thoracic Surgery Safety of Thoracic Aortic Surgery in the Present Era 2007 84 4 1180 - 1185
  42. Author Article Health Economics Are HMOs bad for health maintenance? 2005 14 11 1117 - 1131
  43. Author Article Disease Management & Health Outcomes Prescription to Over-the-Counter Switching of Drugs 2005 13 2 83 - 92

Courses

Term Role Course ID Description
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor ECO 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Fall 2017 Primary Instructor HPH 527 Health Economics and Policy
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor ECO 327 Health Economics
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor ECO 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor ECO 327 Health Economics
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor ECO 459 Write Effectively in Economics
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor ECO 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor HPH 527 Health Economics and Policy
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor ECO 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor ECO 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor HPH 527 Health Economics and Policy
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor ECO 645 Health Economics II
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor ECO 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor HPH 563 Cost Benfit and Cost Efft Anly