Michael L. Ganz0000-0002-9702-2999
Michael L. Ganz, a holder of M.S. and Ph.D. degrees, is a Research Scientist with United BioSource Corporation in Lexington, Mass, USA. Dr. Ganz’s responsibilities at UBC include scientific leadership and operational management of various initiatives, including retrospective database analysis, design and conduct of patient and physician surveys, and developing clinical and economic models, in multiple therapeutic areas. Dr. Ganz maintains an appointment as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Harvard School of Public Health where he has developed and continues to teach courses in the analysis of secondary data. Dr. Ganz specializes in various aspects of health services research, including applied health economics, policy analysis and program evaluation, and the management and analysis of health-related survey data. He has worked extensively with large national health surveys, such as the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey and the National Health Interview Survey, as well as with Medicare data, health insurance claims, and smaller surveys of targeted populations. Dr. Ganz has published on the epidemiology, utilization, and expenditure patterns of a number of health conditions and special populations in peer-reviewed journals, such as the American Journal of Public Health, Health Economics, Ophthalmology, Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, and Pediatrics. Prior to joining UBC, Dr. Ganz was on the Faculty of Harvard School of Public Health, where he conducted publicly and privately funded research on health behavior decision making, as well as healthcare utilization and expenditures of special populations. Dr. Ganz has a Ph.D. degree in sociomedical sciences and an M.S. degree in biostatistics, both from the Columbia University in New York, as well as a B.S. degree in economics from the UCLA. He is also an active referee for a number of economic and clinical journals and is a member of numerous public health and health economics associations.
Biography Updated on 7 September 2011