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Research & Publications

  • Viola, D., Arno, P., Bynres, J., Doran, E. (Forthcoming). Reconceptualizing the Medical Home for Children and Young Adults with Special Health Care Needs. Journal of Disabilitiy Policy Studies.

  • Morrissey M, Viola D, Shi Q. (Forthcoming). Relationship Between Pain and Chronic Illness Among Seriously Ill Older Adults:Expanding Role for Palliative Social Work. Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care.

  • Viola D, Arno A. (Publication date: May 2014). Long-Term Care: Financing U.S. and International, chapter in Encyclopedia of Bioethics, 4th Edition. Editor in Chief, Bruce Jennings.

  • Maschi T, Viola D et al. (Publication date: January 2014). Bridging Community and Prison for Older Adults: Invoking Human Rights and Elder and Intergeneration Family Justice. International Journal of Prisoner Health, Volume 10 (1), epub Emerald Early Cite.

  • Clare, CA, Afzal, O, Knapp, KA, & Viola, D (2013). Determining a patient's comfort in inquiring about healthcare provider's had washing behavior. Journal of Patient Safety. E-Published ahead of print: DOI: 10.1097/PTS.Ob013e31827819d2.

  • Jack D, Neckerman K, Schwartz-Soicher O, Lovasi GS, Quinn J, Richards C, Bader M, Weiss C, Konty K, Arno P, Viola D, Kerker B, Rundle A. (2013).  Socio-economic status, neighbourhood food environments and consumption of fruits and vegetables in New York City. Public Health Nutr, Jul;16(7):1197-205. doi: 10.1017/S1368980012005642. Epub 2013 Feb 6. PubMed PMID: 23388104.

  • LaMarr S, Viola D. (2013). The Spiritual Impact of Workplace Sexual Harassment and Bullying on Nurses. The International Journal of Health, Wellness and Society, Feb: Volume 2, Issue 2, pp.1-14.

  • Maschi T, Viola, D, Morgen, K, Koskinen L. (2013). Trauma, Stress, Grief, Loss, and Separation among Older Adults in Prison: The Protective Role of Coping Resources on Physical and Mental Well-Being. Journal of Crime and Justice, epub ahead of print, July 12.

  • Maschi T, Viola D, Morgen K. Trauma (2013). Coping resources, and well-being among older adults in prison: Empirical evidence for theory and practice. The Gerontologist, advance access, July 19, doi:10.1093/geront/gnt069.

  • Petrullo, K, LaMarr, S, Alexander, K, Nwanko, O, Viola, D. The Patient Satisfaction Survey: What does it mean to your bottom line?" Journal of Hospital Administration.2013;2(2):doi:10.5430/jha.v2n2p1.

  • Stark J, Neckerman K, Lovasi G, Bader M, Weiss C, Quinn JW, Arno P, Viola D, Rundle A. (2013). Neighborhood food Environments and Body Mass Index among New York City Adults. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, ;67:736–742.

  • Freeman L, Neckerman K, Schwartz-Soicher O, Quinn J, Richards C, Bader MD, Lovasi G, Jack D, Weiss C, Konty K, Arno P, Viola D, Kerker B, Rundle AG. (2012).  Neighborhood Walkability and Active Travel (Walking and Cycling) in New York City. J Urban Health. Sep 1. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22941058

  • Knapp, KA and Gusmano, M (2012). Landscape of the Employment-Related Wants and Needs of Americans 50+, White Paper prepared for AARP's Public Policy Institute, February.

  • Maschi T, Viola D, Sun F. (2012). The High Cost of the International Aging Prisoner Crisis: Well-Being as the Common Denominator for Action. The Gerontologist, Oct 4;doi: 10.1093/geront/gns125

  • Maschi T, MacMillan, T, Viola, D. (2012). Group drumming and well-being: A promising self-care strategy for social workers. Arts & Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice,  Dec 19:doi:10.1080/17533015.2012.748081

  • Viola D, Arno PS. (2012). Long Term Care Planning for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities. In: Tulley R, Crews J, eds. The Multiple Dimensions of Caregiving and Disability. Springer Publishing Company, 2012. Pp 169-83.

  • Viola D, Arno PS, Maroko AR, Schechter CB, Sohler N, Rundle A, Neckerman KM, Maantay J. (2012). Overweight and obesity: Can we reconcile evidence about supermarkets and fast food retailers for public health policy? J Public Health Policy. 2013 May 30. doi: 10.1057/jphp.2013.19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23719294.

  • Gusmano, M.K., Burke, C., & Thompson, F. (2012). “Health Care Policy,” Chapter 22 in Oxford Handbook of New York State Government and Politics. Edited by Gerald Benjamin. New York: Oxford University Press.

  • Gusmano, M.K. & Thompson, F. (2012). “The Safety Net At The Crossroads? Whither Medicaid DSH,” Chapter 7 in The Health Care Safety-Net in a Post-Reform World. Edited by Mark A. Hall and Sara Rosenbaum. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

  • Sacco, J., Deravin Carr, D.R., Viola, D. (2012). The effects of the palliative medicine consultation on the DNR status of African Americans in a safety-net hospital. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. doi:10.1177/1049909112450941.

  • Viola, D., Arno, P., Siskowski C., Cohen, D., Gusmano, M. (2012). “The Economic Value of Youth Caregiving”, Relational Child & Youth Care Practice, 25(2): 10-13.

  • Woo, J., Gusmano, M.K., Weisz, D., & Rodwin V.G. (2012). “Access to Primary Care in Hong Kong, Greather London and New York City,” Health Economics, Policy and Law, doi:10.1017/S1744133112000114.

  • Gusmano, M.K. 2012. “End of Life Care for Patients with Dementia in the United States: Institutional Realities.” Health Economics Policy and Law 7(4): 485-498.

  • Gusmano, Michael K (2012). “Obama and Health Reform: Constraints of the Past,” Chapter in The Obama Presidency: A Preliminary Assessment, Edited by Jack Covarrubias, Robert Watson, Tom Lansford, and Douglas Brattebo. Albany: SUNY Press (April)

  • Chau, PH; J Woo, MK Gusmano, D Weisz, VG Rodwin (2012). Growing Older in Hong Kong, New York and London. The Hong Kong Jockey Club.

  • Chin, J.C., C.W. Ho. H. Arima, D.S. Heo, M.K. Gusmano and N. Berlinger. 2012. "Integrating Palliative and Supportive Care into Comprehensive Cancer Care: Recent Efforts in Asia Evince an Ethical Agenda," Lancet Oncology, Early Online Publication, April 14, 2012, DOI: 10.1016/S1470-2045(12)70141-9.

  • Gusmano, M.K. 2012. "Review of Remedy and Reaction: The Peculiar American Struggle Over Health Care Reform." Commonweal, February 24.

  • Berlinger, Nancy and Michael K. Gusmano, Project Co-Directors. Site established March 2011. Undocumented Patients: Human Rights, Access to Health Care & the Ethics of the Safety Net, an on-line resource of issue briefs and other original publications, searchable database of journal articles, and news feed.

  • Arno, Peter S.; Michael K. Gusmano and Deborah Viola, "Administration Reveals Lack of CLASS," Bioethics Forum, The Hastings Center, November 15, 2011. Available at http://www.thehastingscenter.org/Bioethicsforum/Post.aspx?id=5618&blogid=140

  • Arno, Peter S. and Deborah Viola, "Solving Social Security's fiscal dilemma," Politico. Available at http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0911/63938.html. September 20, 2011.

  • Arno, Peter S. and Deborah Viola, "Removing the Social Security Earnings Cap," Issue Brief prepared for The National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare Foundation. Available at http://www.ncpssmfoundation.org/removing-the-social-security-earnings-cap. July 22, 2011.

  • Gusmano, Michael K. “Do We Really Want to Control Health Care Spending?” Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law. 2011 June; 36 (3): 495-500.

  • MetLife Mature Market Institute, the National Alliance for Caregiving, and the Center for Long Term Care Research & Policy at New York Medical College. The MetLife Study of Caregiving Costs to Working Caregivers: Double Jeopardy for Baby Boomers Caring for Their Parents.  (Center faculty contributors: Peter S. Arno, Deborah Viola, and Qiuhu Shi.)  June 2011.

  • Arno, Peter S. and Deborah Viola, "The Social Security sacrifice," Politico. Available at http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0411/52982.html. April 12, 2011.

  • Gusmano, M, Allin S Health care for older persons in England and the United States: a contrast of systems and values., Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law. 2011 Feb; 36(1):89-118.

  • Arno, P.S., House, J.S., Viola, D., Schechter, C. Social Security and Mortality: The Role of Income Support Policies and Population Health. Journal of Public Health Policy, 2011 Feb 17. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Kenneth A. Knapp and Charlotte Muller. "Housing for Older Americans," Ch. 10 in Estrine, S. A., Arthur, H.G., Hettenbach, R.T., & Messina , M.G. (Eds.). New Directionsin Behavioral Health: Service Delivery Strategies for Vulnerable Populations. New York: Springer Publishing, 2011.

  • Gusmano, Michael K.; Victor G. Rodwin, and Daniel Weisz, Health Care in World Cities: New York, Paris, and London. Baltimore, MD, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.

  • Estes, C., Arno, P.S., Viola D. Age Discrimination and Health Care Reform. National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, November 24, 2009.

  • Gusmano, M.K. and V.G. Rodwin. Urban Aging, Social Isolation, and Emergency Preparedness, Global Ageing, 2009; 5(3)

  • Arno PS, Sohler N, Viola D, Schechter C. Bringing health and social policy together: the case of the earned income tax credit. J Public Health Policy. 2009 Jul;30(2):198-207.

  • Gusmano, M.K. and J-P Michel. Life Course Vaccination and Health Ageing. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. 2009; 21(3): 258-263.

  • Gusmano, M.K. Growing Older in World Cities: Benefits and Burdens in Cultural Competence of Aging, Fourth Edition. Edited by Jay Sokolovsky. Greenwood Press, 2009.

  • Kenneth A. Knapp. "Caregiving in America: The Health Consequences on Boomer Women." Caregiving Brief. New York: International Longevity Center—USA, 2009.

  • Kenneth A. Knapp. "Kapi'olani Community College: Answering the Challenge of an Aging Society,"Caregiving Brief Vol. 2 No. 1. New York: International Longevity Center—USA, 2009.

  • Kenneth A. Knapp. "Lackawanna College: Training Both Family and Paid Caregivers,"Caregiving Brief Vol. 1 No. 4. New York: International Longevity Center—USA, 2009.

  • Kenneth A. Knapp. Innovative Programs Serving Diverse Populations: The Community College Caregiver Training Initiative. New York: International Longevity Center—USA, 2009.

  • Viola, D., Leven, D.C., LePere, JC. End-of-life Care: An Inter-Disciplinary Perspective. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 2009; 26:75-78.

2008 and Earlier

  • The Caregiving Project for Older Americans, ILC-SCSHE Taskforce. Caregiver Training in America and Southern California: Results of a National Review. (K. Knapp principal author.) New York: International Longevity Center—USA, 2008.

  • The Caregiving Project for Older Americans. Caregiving in America. (K. Knapp principal author.) New York: International Longevity Center—USA, 2006.

  • Kenneth A. Knapp. "Housing and Living Arrangements for Older People in New York City," Chap. 6 in Growing Older in World Cities: New York, London, Paris and Tokyo, Victor G. Rodwin and Michael K. Gusmano Editors. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2006.

  • Rodwin, V.G. and M.K. Gusmano, editors. Growing Older in World Cities: New York, London, Paris and Tokyo. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press, 2006.

  • Dennis EE, Gusmano MK, Knapp K, et al. Arkansas: A Good Place to Grow Old? Caregiving Project for Older Americans, Joint Initiative of the ILC-USA and the Schmieding Center for Senior Health and Education. New York: International Longevity Center—USA, 2005.

  • Charlotte Muller and Kenneth A. Knapp. Productive Engagement: Job Skills of Older Workers. Research Report for the Alliance for Health and the Future at the International Longevity Center—USA, 2004.

  • Gusmano, M.K. The Paradox of Aging in Place in Assisted Living and Reinventing Care: Assisted Living in New York City: Review Essay. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 2004; 29(6):1227-1234.

  • Arno, P.S. and M.H. Davis. Paying Twice for the Same Drug. Op-Ed, The Washington Post, March 27, 2002: A21.

  • Bonuck, K. and P.S. Arno. Cost-related Prescription Drug Misuse Among Older Person, Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Economics, 2001; 11(1): 39-49.

  • Arno, P.S. and M.H. Davis. Why Don't We Enforce Existing Drug Price Controls? The Unrecognized and Unenforced Reasonable Pricing Requirements Imposed upon Patents Deriving in Whole or in Part from Federally Funded Research. Tulane Law Review, 2001; 75:631-693.

  • Kenneth A. Knapp. "The Influence of Family and Community Ties on the Demand for Reverse Mortgages," Research Report. New York: International Longevity Center—USA, 2001.

  • Kenneth A. Knapp and Charlotte Muller. "Productive Lives: Paid and Unpaid Productive Activities of Older Americans," Research Report. New York: International Longevity Center—USA, 2000.

  • Arno, P.S., Levine, C., Memmott, M.M. Economic Value of Informal Caregiving, Health Affairs, 1999; 18:182-8.

  • Bonuck KA, Arno PS. Social and medical factors affecting hospital discharge of persons with HIV/AIDS.J Community Health. 1997 Aug;22(4):225-32.

  • Arno, P.S., Bonuck, K.A., Padgug, R. The economic impact of high-technology home care., Hastings Center. Report, 1994; 24(5):S15-S19.