Dayna M. Maniccia


Clinical Assistant Professor
Health Policy, Management, & Behavior

Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior 
University at Albany, School of Public Health                
One University Place, Room 175                
Rensselaer, NY       12144-3456


DrPH Social Behavior and Community Health University at Albany, School of Public Health 2010
MS Health Policy and Management University at Albany, School of Public Health 2000

Courses Frequently Taught:

SPH341 Healthy People and Communities
SPH342 How U.S. Health Care Works:  Myths and Realities

Research Interests:

Influences on behavior, specifically physical activity and nutrition behaviors; health information technology adoption by providers; evidence based decision making in public health; local public health workforce

Selected Publications:

Abramson EL, McGinnis S, Edwards A, Maniccia DM, Moore J, Kaushal R with the HITEC investigators. (2011) Electronic health record adoption and health information exchange among hospitals in New York State. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2753.2011.01755.x    

Maniccia DM, Davison KK, Marshall SJ, Manganello JM, Dennison BA. (2011) A meta-analysis of interventions that target children’s screen time reduction. Pediatrics 128(1):e193-210.

“Ban fast food ads on TV: U.S. doctors” By Frederik Joelving.  Jun 27 2011 (

 “Interventions Can Cut Kids' TV Screen Time - Less Screen Time May Result in Lower Rates of Childhood Obesity, Researchers Say” By Denise Mann. June 27, 2011  (

Waltz EC, Maniccia DM, Bryde RL, Murphy K, Harris BR, Waldenmaier MN. (2010) Training the public health workforce from Albany to Zambia: Technology lessons learned along the way. Public Health Reports  125(Suppl. 5):61-69.  

Jurkowski JM, Maniccia DM, Spicer DA, Dennison BD. (2010) Multimedia Campaign Increases Intention to Call 9-1-1 for Stroke Symptoms Preventing Chronic Disease  7(2): available at www.pcd/issues/2010/mar/09_0087.htm.   

Jurkowski JM, Maniccia DM, Dennison BD, Samuels SJ, Spicer DA. (2008) Factors contributing to awareness of the necessity to call 9-1-1 for stroke symptoms in Upstate, New York. Preventing Chronic Disease 5(2): available at