Joshua M. Wiener
Distinguished Fellow, Aging, Disability, and Long-Term Care
Joshua M. Wiener, PhD, is a Distinguished Fellow at RTI and the former director of RTI's Aging, Disability, and Long-Term Care Program. He is the author or editor of eight books and more than 200 articles and reports on health care for older people, people with disabilities, long-term services and supports, Medicaid, health reform, health care rationing, and maternal and child health. Dr. Wiener is currently involved in studies of medical homes, residential care facilities, the development of assessment instruments for the Medicaid home and community-based services population, and long-term care awareness and planning. He is also co-director of the Administration on Aging-funded Alzheimer's Disease Supportive Services Program National Resource Center. Prior to coming to RTI, Dr. Wiener did policy analysis and research for the Urban Institute, the Brookings Institution, the Health Care Financing Administration, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the Congressional Budget Office, the New York State Moreland Act Commission on Nursing Homes and Residential Facilities, and the New York City Department of Health.
PhD, Sociology, Harvard University; MS, Sociology, Harvard University; BS, Sociology, University of Chicago.
- Aging Programs and Policy
- Disability and Long-Term Care
- Health Economics
- January 29, 2015
The shockingly low wages we pay people who look after the elderly
- November 19, 2014
Publication's debut addresses pain among older adults
– Medical Xpress
- October 24, 2014
Autonomy, cost are key in decisions on long-term care insurance