Michael K. Gusmano

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Associate Professor of Health Policy, School of Public Health
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Dr. Gusmano is an associate professor of health policy in the School of Public Health and a core member of the Institute for Health, Health Care and Aging Research at Rutgers University. In addition, he is a Research Scholar at The Hastings Center where he investigates health care equity in the U.S. and other countries. He has published widely in the areas of health policy, aging, and comparative welfare state analysis – including his book with Colleen Grogan, Healthy Voices/Unhealthy Silence: Advocating for Poor People’s Health (Georgetown University Press, 2007). He is the co-director of the World Cities Project (WCP) - the first effort to compare the performance of health, social and long-term care systems in New York, London, Paris and Tokyo - the four largest cities among the wealthy nations of the world. He holds a Ph.D in political science from the University of Maryland at College Park and a master's degree in public policy from the State University of New York at Albany. He is a member of the Gerontological Society of American and the American Political Science Association (APSA) and serves as the secretary of APSA’s Organized Section on Health Politics and Policy. He is also a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law.

Discipline: Political Science