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William Weiss, DrPH

Associate Scientist

Departmental Affiliation(s):

International Health
Division: Health Systems

Center & Institute Affiliation(s):

Contact Information

Room E8132 Hygiene
Baltimore , Maryland
US        

410-614-6172
410-614-1419

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Education

DrPH , BSPH , 2004
MA , George Washington University

Overview

My research interest is managagement of health systems with a special interest in health systems serving displaced populations.

My particular topic of interest is use of information to: (1) improve quality of health and development programs, and (2) build the competence of health workers and communities to take on increasingly more responsibility for managing health programs that serve them. Availability of methods for data collection, management and analysis---that are appropriate to both the skills and decision needs of persons who will use these methods---is of special concern.

Honors and Awards

Delta Omega Public Health Honors Society

International Health, Child Survival, Maternal and Child Health, Community Health, Community Development, Health and Management Information Systems, Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation, Refugee Health

  • Weiss et al.: Utilization of outpatient services in refugee settlement health facilities: a comparison by age, gender, and refugee versus host national status. Conflict and Health 2011 5:19.

  • Weiss et al.: Outcomes of polio eradication activities in Uttar Pradesh, India: the Social Mobilization Network (SM Net) and Core Group Polio Project (CGPP). BMC Infectious Diseases 2011 11:117.

  • S Meyer, H Tappis, W Weiss, P Spiegel, A Vu.  Refugee Site Health Service Utilization: More needs to be done. American Journal of Disaster Medicine. July/August 2011: 231-242.

  • Weiss WM, Burnham G, Winch P. Evaluating the experience of GAPS---a methodology for improving the quality of mass immunization campaigns in developing countries. J Health Popul Nutr. 2009; In press.

  • Weiss WM, Winch PJ, Burnham G. Factors associated with missed vaccination during mass immunization campaigns. J Health Popul Nutr, 27(3) 2009.