Norman J. Waitzman, PhD


  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Family & Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Professor
  • Divisions: Public Health

Academic Office Information

  • 801-581-7600
  • Ken Garff Building
    Department of Economics
    1645 Campus Ctr Dr
    Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Waitzman NJ, Smith KR, Stroup A (1999). The direct and indirect effects of metropolitan area inequality on mortality. A hierarchical analysis. Ann N Y Acad Sci, 896, 347-9.
  2. Waitzman NJ, Romano PS (1998 Jun 18). Reduced costs of congenital anomalies from fetal ultrasound: are they sufficient to justify routine screening in the United States? Ann N Y Acad Sci, 847, 141-53.
  3. Waitzman NJ, Smith KR (1998 Jun). Phantom of the area: poverty-area residence and mortality in the United States. Am J Public Health, 88(6), 973-6.
  4. Waitzman NJ, Smith KR (1998). Separate but lethal: the effects of economic segregation on mortality in metropolitan America. Milbank Q, 76(3), 341-73, 304.
  5. Smith KR, Waitzman NJ (1997 Jul). Effects of marital status on the risk of mortality in poor and non-poor neighborhoods. Ann Epidemiol, 7(5), 343-9.
  6. Scheffler RM, Waitzman NJ, Hillman JM (1996 Summer). The productivity of physician assistants and nurse practitioners and health work force policy in the era of managed health care. J Allied Health, 25(3), 207-17.
  7. Romano PS, Waitzman NJ, Scheffler RM, Pi RD (1995 May). Folic acid fortification of grain: an economic analysis. Am J Public Health, 85(5), 667-76.
  8. Smith KR, Waitzman NJ (1994 Aug). Double jeopardy: interaction effects of marital and poverty status on the risk of mortality. Demography, 31(3), 487-507.
  9. Waitzman NJ, Smith KR (1994 Jun). The effects of occupational class transitions on hypertension: racial disparities among working-age men. Am J Public Health, 84(6), 945-50.
  10. Waitzman NJ, Romano PS, Scheffler RM (1994 Summer). Estimates of the economic costs of birth defects. Inquiry, 31(2), 188-205.


  1. Romano PS, Waitzman NJ (1998 Jun 18). Can decision analysis help us decide whether ultrasound screening for fetal anomalies is worth it? [Review]. Ann N Y Acad Sci, 847, 154-72.