Benjamin Katz, MPH, MIA

Ben is a Project Manager at the ISPH. His primary area of focus is on the design and development of public facing data visualization platforms to disseminate (essential information/key data) and engage users with major public health initiatives. His work and expertise in this area is best shown on the ISPH’s Ending the Epidemic (ETE) Dashboard. He is trained in spatial analysis using GIS and interested in how maps and other dynamic visual tools can be employed for research, program evaluation, and policy formation in public health. In addition to working in the field of HIV/AIDS, Ben has prior experience in child protection household survey design in Uganda and monitoring and evaluation of maternal health programs in Burundi and Vietnam.

Ben has an MPH and an MIA from Columbia University.

Recent Publications:

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Swain CA, Sawicki S, Addison D, Katz B, Piersanti K, Baim-Lance A, Gordon D, Anderson BJ, Nash D, Steinbock C, Agins B. An End-User Participatory Approach to Collaboratively Refine HIV Care Data, The New York State Experience. AIDS Behav. 2018 Apr 2. doi: 10.1007/s10461-018-2104-7.

Addison D, Baim-Lance A, Suchman L, Katz B, Swain CA, Piersanti K, Steinbock C, Sawicki S, Agins B, and Nash D for the NYLinks Implementation Team. Factors Influencing the Successful Implementation of HIV Linkage and Retention Interventions in Healthcare Agencies Across New York State. AIDS Behav. 2018 Feb 28. doi: 10.1007/s10461-018-2060-2.

Joshi A, Amadi C, Katz B, Kulkarni S, Nash D. A Human-Centered Platform for HIV Infection Reduction in New York: Development and Usage Analysis of the Ending the Epidemic (ETE) Dashboard. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2017 Dec 11;3(4):e95. doi: 10.2196/publichealth.8312.

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