Associate, Department of Family and Social Medicine
Mr. Meissner is a health planner and program administrator at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY where since 1990 he has focused on developing community based primary care service and research programs for the medically underserved. He is currently the Director of Research Program Development in the Office of the Medical Director for Research. He is the Network Coordinator for the New York City Research Improvement Networking Group (NYC RING), which he helped found in 2000. He is the Program Director for the Ryan White Part C funded CICERO Program which serves over 1000 HIV+ people and their family members in a network of 10 community health centers in the Bronx. He has a special interest in implementing community-based services and research programs for people with HIV and has worked on programs for women, palliative care, outreach, substance abuse, single room occupancy hotel residents, and buprenorphine. He received his MSPH in Health Policy and Administration from the University of North Carolina in 1986.
Cunningham C, Drucker E, Meissner P, McCoy K, Selwyn P. "The Perceived Need for Buprenorphine Treatment at a Primary Care Clinic in the South Bronx: A Market Survey." J Addiction Disorders & Their Treatment. Addict Disord Their Treatment 2005;4: 125-126
Meissner, P., Andolsek, K., Mears, P.A., and Fletcher, B., Maximizing the Functional Status of Geriatric Patients in an Acute Community Hospital Setting, The Gerontologist, November 1989.
Shepard D.S. et al., The Cost-Effectiveness of Routine and Campaign Vaccination Strategies in Ecuador, WHO Bulletin, April 1988.
Raymond, S.U., Lewis, B.A., Meissner, P. and Norris, J., Financing and Costs of Health Services in Belize, SUNY-Stonybrook, Health Care Financing in Latin America and the Caribbean, 1987.
Gomez, L.C. (Editor), Costs of Basic Health Care Services in Ecuador, SUNY-Stony Brook, Health Care Financing in Latin America and the Caribbean, 1987.
Domestic violence interventions in primary care: Policy implications. With Mary Zachary, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA November 2002.
Community Oriented Palliative Care: Early Lessons from the Bronx. With Francine Rainone, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA. October, 2001.
Moderator, Practice Based Research Networks Peer Learning Group, Session #3, April 10, 2006, Marketing Your Network to Practices
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