Model, which has now been used in quality improvement programs worldwide. He also is principal investigator of the Cancer Research Network, an NCI-funded cancer research consortium of 13 HMO-based research programs. He has written two books and more than 250 publications. He serves on the editorial boards of Health Services Research, the British Medical Journal, the Journal of Cancer Survivorship, and the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology.

Terrie Wetle, PhD, is associate dean of medicine for public health and public policy at Brown Medical School and is professor of community health. She was most recently deputy director, National Institute on Aging at NIH. Formerly, she was director for the Braceland Center for Mental Health and Aging at the Institute of Living and associate professor of community medicine and health care, University of Connecticut Health Center School of Medicine. She is former associate director of the Division on Aging and assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. At Yale, she was director of the Program in Long Term Care Administration and assistant professor of epidemiology and public health. She previously worked in federal government as a social policy analyst for the Administration on Aging, Department of Health and Human Services, and in local government as director of an area agency on aging in Portland, Oregon. She is past president of the Gerontological Society of America and is currently president of the American Federation for Aging Research. Her research interests include social gerontology, the organization and financing of health care, ethical issues in geriatric care and public health, and end-of-life care. She has more than 200 scientific publications and serves on the editorial boards of several journals. Her most recent edited books are Financing Long Term Care: The Integration of Public and Private Roles and Improving Aging and Public Health Research: Qualitative and Mixed Methods.



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