Robert B. Greifinger

Robert B. Greifinger

Robert B. Greifinger, MD is a correctional health care policy and quality management consultant.  Dr. Greifinger’s work focuses on the design, management, and quality improvement in correctional health care systems. He has extensive experience in the development and management of complex community and institutional health care programs, and strengths in the bridging of clinical and public policy interests. Her is Professor (Adjunct) of Health and Criminal Justice and Distinguished Research Fellow at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City.  Dr. Greifinger has published extensively in the area of correctional health care.  He is a frequent speaker on public policy, communicable disease control, and quality management in corrections.

Dr. Greifinger was the principal investigator for the Report to Congress on Seizing Public Health Opportunities through Correctional Health Care, published in 2002.  He is the editor of Public Health Behind Bars:  From Prisons to Communities, Springer, New York 2007, and is the co-editor of the International Journal of Prison Health.