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Presentations & Public Testimony

  • Laureano, P. (2014, February). Etiology, Treatment, and Prevention of Burnout. Invited Speaker, Urban Health Plan, Bronx NY.
  • Laureano, P. (2014). "The Etiology, Treatment and Prevention of Burnout," Urban Health Plan’s (UHP) first Associate Expo. February 17.
  • Maschi, T., & Viola, D. (2014, January). “Individual and Social Structural Trauma and Well-Being Among Older Adults in Prison: Implications for Human and Prisoner Rights Advocacy.” Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Arno, P., & Viola, D. (2013, November). Food insecurity, health problems and unmet needs of the elderly: A local perspective." 141st Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.
  • Viola, D., Maschi, T., & Forseth, K. (2013, November) Young adults with ASD: When offending behavior becomes criminal behavior. Poster presentation at 141st Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.
  • Viola, D. (2013, August-September). Implementing Health Reform in the States. Invited panelist, American Political Science Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Arno, P., & Viola, D. (2013, June). Food Insecurity, Health Problems and Unmet Needs: Implications for Aging and Long Term Care in NYC. Women’s City Club, NYC.
  • Chung, M., Viola, D., O’Hara, D., Schwartz, H. (2013, November). An evaluation of how the patient protection and affordable care act advances the national quality strategy, national prevention strategy and healthy people goals to reduce disparities in care of people with disabilities. Poster presentation at 141st Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.
  • Laureano, P. (2013, June). Suffering in Silence: Emotional Effects of Domestic Violence on Children and Adolescents. Behavioral Health Expert Panelist, New York Psychotherapy and Counseling Center, New York, NY.
  • Maschi, T., & Viola, D. Economics of Aging in Prison. (2013, April). United Nations Commission on Aging, NYC.
  • Maschi, T., & Viola, D. (2013, November) A qualitative investigation of trauma and stress, coping resources, and well-being among older adults in prison. Round table at 141st Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.
  • Viola, D., Arno, P. S., & Knapp, K.A. (2013, April). Food Insecurity, Health Problems and Unmet Needs: Implications for Aging and Long Term Care in NYC. Presented at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the New York State Public Health Association, Troy, NY.
  • Viola, D. (2013). American Political Science Association, Implementing Health Reform in the States. Chicago, Illinois. August 29-September 1.
  • Hewitt, A, Johri, N, Knapp, K & Twal, R (2013). “Discover the Flipped Classroom and Turn Lectures on their Head!” The Association of University Programs in Health Administration Annual Meeting, Monterey, CA, June.
  • Arno, P., Viola, D. (2013). Food Insecurity, Health Problems and Unmet Needs: Implications for Aging and Long Term Care in NYC. Women’s City Club, NYC, June 5.
  • Viola, D., Arno, P., Knapp, K. (2013). Food Insecurity, Health Problems and Unmet Needs: Implications for Aging and Long Term Care in NYC. New York State Public Health Association 63rd Annual Meeting, Troy, NY. April 24-25.
  • Maschi, T., Viola, D. (2013). Economics of Aging in Prison. United Nations Commission on Aging, NYC. April 4
  • Maschi, T., Viola, D., & Sun, F., & Morrissey, M. (2012). Older adults in prison: International promising practices for cost savings prison and community reintegration programming. Poster presentation, Gerontological Society of America Conference, San Diego, CA. November 15.
  • Morrissey, M.B., Viola, D. & Shi, Q. (2012).  Relationship between Pain and Chronic Illness among Seriously Ill Older Adults: Expanding Role for Palliative Social Work, the 40th annual conference of the State Society on Aging of New York, Fairport, NY (October 17-19).
  • Murthy, P, Viola D, Ansehl A (2012). Women's Health is Societies' Wealth, 140th APHA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 27-31.
  • Viola, D & Arno, P (2012). Improving care outcomes for the disabled: Where policy falls short, 140th APHA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 27-31.
  • Arno, P, Viola, D & Rubino, A (2012). “Disabilities and Employment: Removing Barriers to Encourage Productive Community Living,” International Conference on Evidence-based Policy in Long-term Care, London School of Economics, 5-8 September.
  • Viola, D & Arno, P (2012). “The Patient Center Medical Home: Bridging Child-Oriented to Adult-Oriented Care for Children and Young Adults with Disabilities in the US and UK,” International Conference on Evidence-based Policy in Long-term Care, London School of Economics, 5-8 September.
  • Viola, D. Hunt, G (2012). Supporting Employees Caring for a Child with Special Needs. Panelists, webinar sponsored by National Alliance for Caregiving and Care.com, June 20.
  • LaMarr S, Viola D. (2012). The Spiritual Impact of Workplace Sexual Harassment and Bullying on Nurses. International Conference on Health, Wellness and Society, Chicago, March 10.
  • Deborah Viola & Peter S. Arno, “The Patient Center Medical Home: Bridging Child-Oriented to Adult-Oriented Care for Children and Young Adults with Disabilities in the US and UK,” International Conference on Evidence-based Policy in Long-term Care, London School of Economics, 5 - 8 September 2012.
  • Peter S. Arno, Deborah Viola and Alexandra Rubino, “Disabilities and Employment: Removing Barriers to Encourage Productive Community Living,” International Conference on Evidence-based Policy in Long-term Care, London School of Economics, 5 - 8 September 2012.
  • Gusmano, M.K. “New Medical Technologies and Patient Voices,” presented at the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, August 31, 2012.
  • Gusmano, M.K. “Policy implications of an aging workforce,” presented with Kenneth Knapp at the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, August 31, 2012.
  • Peter S. Arno, “Beyond Health Care Reform: The Impact of the Social & Economic Policy on Health–The Case of the Earned Income Tax Credit,” Missouri Foundation for Health, St. Louis, MO, July 9, 2012.
  • Gusmano, M.K. “How do incentives and structures influence provider and patient choices?,” presented at the Workshop on Fertility Treatment and Multiple Births: Ethical and Policy Issues, Sponsored by the Hastings Center at the March of Dimes, White Plains, NY June 20, 2012.
  • Hunt, G. & Viola D. Supporting Employees Caring for a Special Needs Child. Webinar hosted by Today Care.com (Link:https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/224777750. Users will be asked to register before accessing the presentation).
  • Gusmano, M.K. “Technology, Costs, and Premature Newborns: An Ethical and Policy Perspective,” presented at the 36th Annual Conference of the National Association of Perinatal Social Workers, Little Rock, AR, May 11, 2012.
  • Gusmano, M.K. "Who Speaks for the Public?" Presented at the Synthetic Biology Meeting, The Hastings Center, Garrison, NY, May 8, 2012.
  • Gusmano, M.K. "New Medical Technologies and Public Voices," Presented to the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine Board of Directors, March 21, 2012.
  • Peter Arno and Deborah Viola, "Social Security and Improved Health and Longer Life Expectancy," Presented at the National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare, Washington DC, March 11, 2011.
  • Deborah Viola, Peter Arno, Connie Siskowski, Donna Cohen. "A Profile of Caregiving in the Disabilities Population." APHA Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, November 6-10, 2010.
  • Peter Arno, Deborah Viola and Michael Gusmano. "The Caregiving Workforce in the United States." International Conference on Evidence-Based Policy in Long-Term Care, London School of Economics, London, England, September 8-11, 2010.
  • Deborah Viola, Peter Arno, Michael Gusmano, Connie Siskowski, Donna Cohen. "A Profile of Caregiving in the United States Adult Population." International Conference on Evidence-Based Policy in Long-Term Care, London School of Economics, London, England, September 8-11, 2010.
  • Michael Gusmano and Keike Okma. "The Bright Side of Aging." American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., September 2-5, 2010.
  • Peter Arno and Deborah Viola. "Synthesis of the Caregiving Workforce," Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, Boston, MA, June 28-29, 2010.
  • Peter Arno and Deborah Viola. "A Profile of Caregiving in the Civilian Population." The Second Annual Trauma Spectrum Disorders Conference: A Scientific Conference on the Impact of Military Service on Families and Caregivers, Natcher Auditorium, NIH, December 10, 2009.
  • Michael Gusmano. "Using Population Data to Target Services for Vulnerable Older Persons" presented at the Powell Lawton Conference on Urban Aging, Philadelphia, PA, 11/12/09.
  • Michael Gusmano and Sara Allin. "Access to Health Care for Older Persons: England and the U.S." presented at the Columbia University-London School of Economics and Political Science Health Policy Conference, London, England, October 24, 2009.
  • Michael Gusmano. "Comparing Urban Health Care Systems," International Association of Geriatrics and Gerontology, World Congress of Ageing, Paris, France, July 7, 2009.
  • Peter Arno and Deborah Viola. "Understanding the True Costs and Benefits of Informal Caregiving. Moving Past the Platitudes: Are Home and Community Based Services Effective?" The Hilltop Institute, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, June 11, 2009.
  • Peter Arno, Deborah Viola, and Vadim Tantsyura. "Collaborations that Lead to Improved Services and Organizational Success," Center for Aging Specialties, Ability Beyond Disability, Annual Conference, Aging in Persons with Disabilities: Balancing Priorities, September 10, 2009.
  • June 2009. Kenneth A. Knapp. "Caregiving Crisis," moderator of panel discussion at the Age Boom Academy, International Longevity Center—USA. New York.
  • May 2009. Kenneth A. Knapp. "Family Caregiver: Their Problems, Their Solutions," moderator of a focus group of family caregivers at the International Longevity Center—USA, sponsored by the Brookdale Foundation. New York.
  • Deborah Viola. "Economics of Aging," Presented at the Women's City Club of New York. New York, April 29, 2009.
  • Michael Gusmano. "Older New Yorkers: A Demographic Profile," Building Volunteer Communities, United Hospital Fund, New York, NY, November 7, 2008.
  • Michael Gusmano, Chair, Aging and Politics Panel, American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, August 29, 2008.
  • Deborah Viola. "Economics of Dying." Westchester Region Second Interdisciplinary and Inter-faith End of-life Conference for Professionals, Caregivers, and Families, Valhalla, NY, April 4, 2008.
  • December 2008. Kenneth A. Knapp. "What is the Impact of the Economic Crisis on Older Adults?" Press Teleconference at the International Longevity Center—USA. New York.
  • June 2008. Kenneth A. Knapp. "The Politics of Caregiving," at the Age Boom Academy, International Longevity Center—USA. New York.
  • May 2008. Kenneth A. Knapp. "National Review of Caregiver Training and Curricula," at Caregiver Training in the U.S. and in Southern California: Convening of the Caregiver Training Task Force, a conference held by the Caregiving Project for Older Americans. Los Angeles.
  • Peter Arno. "The Political Economy of Dying," David G. Trager Public Policy Symposium, End of Life Care: Bioethical Perspectives and Conflict Resolution, Brooklyn Law School, February 8, 2007.
  • March 2007. Kenneth A. Knapp. "A Career Ladder for Caregivers: Training as an Initial Rung on the Career Ladder," at Developing National In-Home Caregiver Training Standards, a conference held by the Caregiving Project for Older Americans. New York.
  • Peter Arno. "Economic Value of Informal Caregiving: An Update," Presented at the Care Coordination & the Caregiver Forum, Department of Veteran Affairs, NIH, Bethesda MD, January 25-27, 2006.
  • June 2004. Kenneth A. Knapp. "Occupations and Skills in an Aging Society," at the Western Economic Association International, 79th Annual Conference. (Also served also as Chair of the conference's Demographic Economics session.) Vancouver, Canada.
  • April 2004. Kenneth A. Knapp. "Human Settlements of Older Urban Residents," before the Non-Governmental Organization Committee on Aging of the United Nations. New York.
  • May 2003. Kenneth A. Knapp. "Occupations in an Aging Society: Worker Abilities and Worker Interests," at the International Social Security Association's Research Conference on Social Security. Antwerp, Belgium.
  • Peter Arno. "Economic Value of Informal Caregiving," Presented at the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, Orlando, Florida, February 24, 2002.
  • March 2002. Kenneth A. Knapp. "The Influence of Family and Community Ties on the Demand for Reverse Mortgages," at the Eastern Economic Association Conference. Boston.
  • March 2002. "Medicare and Disparities in Health," at the Eastern Economic Association Conference. Boston.
  • February 2002 and December 2001. "Productive Lives: Paid and Unpaid Productive Activities of Older Americans," at the Knight Foundation Seminar Series, Age Boom Institute. Miami and Seattle.
  • Peter Arno. "National Economic Value of Informal Caregiving," Testimony before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, Washington D.C., September 10, 1998.
  • Peter Arno, "Drug Pricing: Poor Prescription for Consumer and Taxpayers?" Testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Government Affairs. Washington D.C., July 27, 1994.
  • Peter Arno. "The Federal Government's Investment in New Drug Research and Development: Are We Getting Our Money's Worth?" Testimony before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, Washington D.C., February 24, 1993.
  • Peter Arno, "Pricing of Drugs Co-developed by Federal Laboratories and Private Companies," Testimony before the Subcommittee on Regulation, Business Opportunities and Technology of the Committee on Small Business, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington D.C., January 25, 1993.

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