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Jonathan Tobin

Adjunct Professor

Jonathan N. Tobin, Ph.D. is a board-certified epidemiologist and Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He is Adjunct Professor at The Rockefeller University Laboratory for Blood and Vascular Biology, where he is Co-Director for Community Engaged Research in the Center for Clinical and Translation Science. Dr. Tobin is President/CEO of Clinical Directors Network, Inc. (, a Practice-based Research Network (PBRN) dedicated to conducting primary care-based comparative effectiveness research (CER) in medically underserved communities. Dr. Tobin has developed and implemented large, multi-site, experimental and observational studies with Community Health Centers (CHCs), other safety-net providers, and Academic Health Centers for over 25 years, serving as a PI and Co-PI on grants and contracts with NIMH, NHLBI, NCI, NIAID, NIDA, NIDCR, NIDDK, SAMHSA, CDC, HRSA, EPA, AHRQ, and PCORI. Under his leadership at CDN, nearly 62,000 low income, minority, and female patients have been enrolled into studies on stress, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, depression, HIV/AIDS and other disorders. Dr. Tobin is currently PI for PCORI-funded “Collaborative Care to Reduce Depression and Increase Cancer Screening among Low-Income Urban Women”, PI of the Center of Excellence  in Primary Care Practice-based Research and Learning (P30) AHRQ-funded “N2: Building a Network of Safety-Net PBRNs”; Co-PI for NHLBI-funded “Blood Pressure-Visit Intensification for Successful Improvement of Treatment”, Co-PI for NIDDK-funded “Investigating Problem-Solving in Diabetes Management (MODD)” , and Co-PI for the NIMH-funded study with RAND “Improving PTSD Management in Primary Care”.

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