Welcome to my home page! A little introduction first....I am a formerly
thirty-something Professor of Health
Policy and Administration here at
I am PIC (professor-in-charge) of the Undergraduate Program in Health Policy
and Admininistration For more information on Undergraduate Study
in Health Policy and Administration at
My research interests are in the economics of aging and
health. I focus much of my study on models of health service use by the
elderly. Some of my recent projects have included an examination of referrals
patterns in the Medicare program and a project comparing home health use in the
I teach health care finance and health economics courses at
the undergraduate and graduate level at
In my "spare" time I serve as a
officer of the Lambda of
Pennsylvania Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa here at
I am a huge Baltimore Orioles fan and try to catch a few games each year.
I like to read and run, but haven't had a lot of time to do either recently.
I collect quotes and what I sometimes call "boy's sports books", the really hokey sort of books from the 1950s and before (I think my oldest one is from 1893). It has something to do with a passion for "The Three-Two Pitch" a Bronc Burnett book written by Wilfred McCormick which my brothers and I read a lot as kids.
I am also busy trying to entertain my son, Connor , and my daughter, Caroline . Together
they are "The Premie Team". Connor
I come from a large family. I have 3 sisters and 4 brothers. Would you like to meet some of them ?
Check out this picture from one of my vacations.
Check out this picture of a silly reindeer (it's my dog, Sullivan)
And check out this picture of the Ruler of the Universe (that's my cat, Tucker)
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