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Charles J. DiMaggio, PhD

Charles J. DiMaggio, PhD is associate clinical professor of epidemiology and anesthesiology at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is an injury epidemiologist whose experience as an emergency medicine clinician and public health practitioner inform his research interests in disaster preparedness and the application of innovative epidemiological methods to population-level health outcomes. His past work includes describing the epidemiology of pediatric pedestrian injuries in New York City, investigations into the behavioral health effects of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, and developmental and behavioral effects of anesthesia on young children. Prior to his position at Columbia University, he was chief research scientist with the Nassau County, NY, Department of Health where he worked on a variety of projects including bioterrorism preparedness, syndromic surveillance, and health disparities.