Andrzej Kozikowski, PhD

Senior Research Analyst, Division of Community Health and Health Services Research,
Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Health Professions, Hofstra University

Phone: (516) 465-3211

About the Investigator

Dr. Kozikowski is a Senior Research Analyst in the Division of Community Health and Health Services Research, part of the Department of Medicine at Northwell Health. He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Professions and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. At Northwell Health, Dr. Kozikowski assists clinical departments in various research projects by providing scientific consultation in research design, quantitative and qualitative analysis, manuscript development, and grant proposal writing and implementation. At Hofstra University, Dr. Kozikowski teaches graduate courses in research methods.

His current research focuses on investigating innovative ways to provide the highest quality of care for patients — whether in the hospital or the community. He has regularly served as a reviewer for the Journal for Healthcare Quality. Dr. Kozikowski has published articles on patient chemotherapy decision-making, senior needs in suburban communities, end-of-life care training for residents, and clinician knowledge, beliefs and practices regarding delirium in the hospital setting.

Dr. Kozikowski received a doctorate in Applied Organizational Psychology from Hofstra University where he received the H. Alan Robinson Award for his dissertation work. He also holds a Master’s degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Hofstra University and a double bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology from Stony Brook University.

Research Focus

Dr. Kozikowski’s research within health services research focuses on developing, adapting and investigating effectiveness of theory-based telehealth interventions on clinical and patient-centered outcomes for patients with chronic conditions including type 2 diabetes, heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Through this research invoving mixed methods designs, he seeks to better understand how to increase patient adherence to recommended treatment and health-related behavior to impact clinical and patient reported outcomes.


Hofstra University
Degree: PhD
Field of Study: Applied Organizational Psychology

Hofstra University
Degree: MA
Field of Study: Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Stony Brook University
Degree: Double BA
Field of Study: Psychology/Sociology

  1. Pekmezaris R, Kozikowski A, Moise G, Clement PA, Hirsch J, Kraut J. “Aging in Suburbia: An Assessment of Senior Needs.” Educational Gerontology 39: 1–11, 2013.
  2. Marszalek-Litauska A, Kozikowski A, Nouryan CN, Kline M, Pekmezaris R, Wolf-Klein G, “Do Residents Need End-of-Life Care Training?” Palliative and Supportive Care 2013; 14:1-7.
  3. Araw M, Kozikowski A, Sison C, et al. “Does a palliative care consult decrease the cost of caring for hospitalized patients with dementia?” Palliative and Supportive Care. 2013:1-6.
  4. Pereira S, Marszalek A, Pekmezaris R, Kozikowski A, Mir T, Corrado L, Saad M, Sunday S, Wolf-Klein G. “The relationship between the timing of a palliative care consult and utilization outcomes for ventilator-assisted intensive care unit patients.” Palliative and Supportive Care; 1 of 5, 2013.
  5. Gupta A, Pekmezaris R, Kozikowski A, Kohn N, Wolf-Klein G. “Underrecognition of osteoporosis in men in the long-term care setting.” Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2014;22(2):30-33.
  6. Lopez S, Sinvani L, Caldentey J, Kozikowski A, Pekmezaris R, Kline J, Beizer J, Wolf-Klein G. “Should We Still Use Insulin Sliding Scale for Diabetic Older Adults in Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)?” Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging (In Press)
  7. Hartman, A, Manetta, F, Lessen, R, Pekmezaris, R, Kozikowski, A, Jahn, L, Akerman, M, Lesser, M, Glassman, L, Graver, M, Scheinerman, J, Kalimi, R, Palazzo, R, Vatsia, S, Pogo, G, Hall, M, Yu, PJ, Singh, V. “Acute Surgical Pulmonary Embolectomy: A 9-Year Retrospective Analysis.” Texas Heart Institute Journal, 42(1), 25-29.
  8. Oo W, Kozikowski A, Stein J, Lolis J, Pekmezaris R, Makaryus AN, Wolf-Klein G. “Antithrombotic Therapy Practices in the Long-Term Care Setting.” Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging (In Press).
  9. Suresh B, Kozikowski A, Makaryus A, Pekmezaris R, Zeltser R, Akerman M, Lesser M, Wolf-Klein G. “Metformin and Myocardial Injury in Patients with Diabetes and ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A Propensity-Score Matched Analysis.” Journal of the American Heart Association 4.10 (2015): e002314.

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