John Rizzo, PhD, joins Avalon Health Economics as a Consultant. In addition to his role as Consultant with Avalon Health Economics, Dr. Rizzo is Professor of Economics and Preventive Medicine at Stony Brook University (NY) and Chief Economist at the Long Island Association. His research interests include applied economic studies of health care markets and the application of appropriate statistical methods to clinical outcomes research. As Chief Economist at the LIA, he also monitors the Long Island economy, preparing monthly economic reports and conducting additional research studies of various sectors of Long Island’s economy. Dr. Rizzo has published nearly150 articles in peer reviewed academic journals. For more information, click here to see his biosketch.