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Peter Muennig, MD, MPH


  • MORG Role: Co-Investigator



  • Research Interests:

    • Disparities/Inequalities in Health

    • Global Health

    • Healthcare Policy

    • Reproductive Health

    • Poverty

    • Welfare Programs

    • Women’s Health


  • Training: 

    • 1998, MPH, Columbia University

    • 1994, MD, University of California at San Diego

    • 1989, BS, University of California at Santa Barbara


  • Biography:

    • Dr. Muennig is Co-Investigator of the Miami Occupational Research Group (MORG) with emphasis in cost-effective methodologies. Dr. Muennig’s research primarily focuses on the cost-effectiveness of competing medical and non-medical social policies in improving population health. His work has focused on education interventions, housing, health systems, immigration, environmental policies and welfare policies.


  • Relevant Selected Publications:

    • Christ, SL, Fleming, LE, Lee DJ, Muntaner C, Muennig, PA, Caban-Martinez, AJ. (2012). The effects of a psychosocial dimension of socioeconomic position on survival: occupational prestige and mortality among US working adults. Sociology of Health & Illness. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9566.2012.01456.x

    • Caban-Martinez AJ, Lee DJ, Fleming LE, Tancredi DJ, Arheart KL, LeBlanc WG, McCollister KE, Christ SL, Louie GH, Muennig PA. Arthritis, Occupational Class, and the Aging US Workforce. Am J Public Health. 2011 Sep;101(9):1729-34.

    • Caban Martinez A, Christ SL, Lee D, Fleming LE, Arheart K, McCollister K, Muennig P. The Effects of Occupation and Health Behaviors on Functional Limitations among US Workers with Arthritis: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach. J Occup Environ Med. 2011 February; 53(2): 196–203.


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