Juan Wisnivesky, MD, DrPH
- PROFESSOR | Medicine, General Internal Medicine
Specialty:Pulmonary Medicine (Lung)
Dr. Wisnivesky is a pulmonologist and clinical epidemiologist whose research focuses on asthma, cancer epidemiology and outcomes research. He is the Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine. Dr. Wisnivesky has been the Principal Investigator (PI) of three R01s to conduct secondary data analysis using the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER)-Medicare registry to evaluate the diagnosis, staging, and treatment of lung cancer. He is also the PI of an American Cancer Society funded cohort study assessing the determinants of disparities in the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer. Dr. Wisnivesky has considerable experience using the SEER registry and the SEER-Medicare database. He has published several manuscripts using these databases addressing issues related to the diagnosis, treatment, disparities in care, and outcomes of patients with lung cancer.
He received a K award from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to identify determinants of medication adherence and outcomes among inner-city asthmatics and a grant funded by the New York State Department of Health to assess the management of minority asthmatics. He has also been involved in several inpatient, outpatient and physician studies assessing the treatment and outcomes of inner-city asthmatics. He is also the PI of an R01 grant evaluating self-management of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was the PI of an R03 grant to validate a pulmonary tuberculosis prediction rule.
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MD, Universidad de Buenos Aires
MD, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
MPH, Columbia University
DrPH, Columbia University
Residency, Internal Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell
Research Excellence Award
Joseph L. Fleiss Prize Biostatistics , Columbia University
Young Investigator Award
J. Burns Amberson Fellow
Outstanding House Officer Award
Research interests include:
Asthma, lung cancer screening, Tuberculosis. Please visit the Wisnivesky Laboratory.
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Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Wisnivesky during 2022 and/or 2023. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
- Banook; PPD; Prospero; sanofi-aventis
Equity (Stock or stock options valued at greater than 5% ownership of a publicly traded company or equity of any value in a privately held company)
- Merus Pharmaceutical
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