Notes on Contributors

Frank J. Ascione is associate professor of pharmacy in the College of Pharmacy and the Institute of Gerontology of the University of Michgan. His fields of work include drug use in the elderly, the role of the pharmacist in health care, and educating patients about medication. Dr. Ascione is the coauthor of an article on drug use evaluation in pharmacy service administrative organizations.

James W. Fossett is assistant professor in the Department of Public Administration and School of Public Health at the State University of New York at Albany. His professional interests center on the Medicaid program, access to primary care, and urban policies. Dr. Fossett last year coauthored several papers on Medicaid recipients’ access to care.

Allen Glicksman is director of research computer services, Polisher Research Institute, Philadelphia Geriatric Center. He focuses professionally on aging and the impact of cultural traditions on measures of psychological well-being. Mr. Glicksman recently completed the study With Our Young and With Our Old: The Jewish Elderly in America.

Robert Haveman is John Bascom Professor of Economics and director of the Robert M. LaFollette Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Public finance and intergenerational determinants of economic success are among his current research interests. Dr. Haveman and Barbara L. Wolfe this year coauthored an article on the economic well-being of disabled people.

Judith D. Kasper is assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health at The Johns Hopkins University. Her research focuses on long-term care pol- icy for the elderly. Dr. Kasper recently completed a report for the Department of Health and Human Services on reducing burdens on caregivers helping older impaired people.

Duane M. Kirking is associate professor of pharmacy administration, College of Pharmacy, and associate professor of health services management and policy, School of Public Health, at the University of Michigan. He works professionally on the economics of medication distribution. Dr. Kirking recently coauthored an article on physicians’ attitudes on interventions in drug use evaluation.

Phillip R. Kletke is senior social scientist at the American Medical Association’s Center for Health Policy Research. Among his professional interests are the study of physician manpower, Medicaid, and the uninsured. Dr. Kletke is the coauthor of a number of papers on physician supply and its implications for broader policy.

M. Powell Lawton is director of research at the Philadelphia Geriatric Center. The quality of life of older people, emotion in old age, and environment and aging represent his primary subjects of professional research. Dr. Lawton recently served as editor of the Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 9.

Miriam Moss is research sociologist at the Philadelphia Geriatric Center. Among her current professional fields of work are adult child-parent relationships, the quality of life of older people, and death and dying. Ms. Moss recently coauthored an article on the role of pain in the last year of life of older persons.

Janet D. Perloff is visiting research associate professor at the University Center for Policy Research and School of Public Health at the State University of New York at Albany. Medicaid, maternal and child health policy, and access to primary care are her present fields of interest. Dr. Perloff recently completed an article on replacing residents in hospital pediatric departments.

John A. Peterson is medical resident and visiting clinical instructor of internal medicine at the University of Illinois School of Medicine. He currently works on subjects in health policy administration, internal medicine, and the Medicaid program. Dentists’ participation in Medicaid is the focus of Dr. Peterson’s latest research.

James W. Richards is professor of pharmacy administration and associate dean of the College of Pharmacy at The University of Michigan. His interests lie in pharmacy management and economics, and reimbursement for pharmacy services. Professor Richards wrote the chapter on community pharmacy economics and management in the latest edition of Remington’s Pharmaceutical Services.

Barbara L. Wolfe is professor in the Departments of Economics and Preventive Medicine and an affiliate of the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She works on inter- generational determinants of young adults’ success and studies in health economics. Dr. Wolfe has written extensively on disabled persons’ participation in the labor force.

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Volume 68, Issue 1 (pages 143–145)
Published in 1990