Michael L. Ganz MS, PhD
Director, Health Services Research
Abt Bio-Pharma Solutions, Inc.
Dr. Ganz is Director of Health Services Research at Abt Bio-Pharma Solutions, Inc.
Dr. Ganz' skills and experience are in health economics, program evaluation, and the analysis and management of health-related survey data.
Prior to joining Abt Associates/Abt Bio-Pharma Solutions, Dr. Ganz was an Assistant Professor at the Harvard School of Public Health in the Department of Society, Human Development, and Health where he developed and continues to teach, as an Adjunct Assistant Professor, courses on the analysis of secondary data.
has conducted publicly- and privately-funded research on health behavior decision-making, health care utilization and expenditures of special populations, including children with special health care need and has worked extensively with large representative national health surveys such as the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
and the National Health Interview Survey, as well as with health insurance claims.
He has published on the epidemiology and utilization and expenditure patterns of a number of health conditions and special populations in leading journals such as the American Journal of Public Health, Health Economics, Ophthalmology, Pediatrics, and the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.
has a number of research interests including investigating the correlates and predictors of health care utilization and expenditures among subjects with specific disease conditions and among special populations such as children; policy analysis and economic evaluations of the indirect effects of non-health policies on health; investigation health status and health behaviors using health economics models and econometric methods.
Dr. Ganz has a PhD in Sociomedical Sciences and an MS in Biostatistics, both from Columbia University in New York, and a BS in Economics from UCLA.
Dr. Ganz is an active referee for a number of economic and clinical journals and is a member of a number of public health and health economics associations.