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Tod Mijanovich Bio

Tod Mijanovichis a research associate professor at New York University's Steinhardt Culture, Education, and Human Development in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in the Professions.

Dr. Mijanovich's work is primarily in the areas of the health and well-being of children in distressed cities, health care for underserved populations, and health outcome disparities. He has extensive experience in program evaluation, survey design, the analysis of Medicaid utilization, and the analysis of administrative data sets. Current research interests include the impact of school-level racial distribution on childhood obesity, anti-obesity policies such as calorie labeling laws and healthy food financial incentives, predictive modeling of high-risk patients, and the impact of electronic health records on patient outcomes. Prior to joining the NYU Steinhardt School, Dr. Mijanovich worked in New York City government and in research foundations for several years.  He served as a member of the research faculty at New York University's Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service from 1996-2012.