Rosalie A. Kane, Ph.D.
Division of Health Policy & Management
Rosalie Kane received her doctorate from the University of Utah. Her current research addresses the quality of nursing home care and homecare, services allocation, evaluation of residential models that serve disabled elderly people, specialized programs for Alzheimer's disease, and studies of family caregivers of disabled elderly. Professor Kane serves on numerous editorial boards and holds appointments in the School of Social Work and the Center for Biomedical Ethics.
- PhD, Social Work, University of Utah, 1975
- MS, Social Work, Simmons College, 1965
- BA, History/English Literature, University of Toronto, 1962
Organization, services, policies, and financing of long-term care in community care, assisted living, and nursing homes; family care; disability; quality of life, ethics and values
Health Policy and Management
420 Delaware St SE, MMC 729
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone (Work): 624-5171
Garrido, MM, Kane, RL, Kaas, M, & Kane, RA (2011). Use of Mental Health Care by Community-Dwelling Older Adults. Journal of American Geriatrics Society, 59 (1): 50-56.
Garrido, MM, Kane, RL, Kaas, M, & Kane, RA (2009). Perceived Need for Mental Health Care Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 64B (6): 704-712.
Cutler, LJ & Kane, RA (2009). Post-occupancy evaluation of a transformed nursing home. The first four Green House ® nursing homes. Journal of Housing for the Elderly, 23 (4): 304-334.
Kane, R L & Kane, RA (2009). We’ve Looked at Care from Both Sides Now: Effects of Alternative Evaluation Strategies on Study Conclusions. Journal of Aging and Social Policy, 21 (3): 246-255.
Kane, RA & Cutler, LJ (2009). Promoting Home-Like Characteristics and Eliminating Institutional Characteristics in Community-Based Residential Care Settings. Senior Housing & Care Journal, 17 (1): 15-37.
Kane, RA & Kane, RL (2009). Impact of Genetic Testing for Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease. New England Journal of Medicine, 361 (3): 298-299.
Kane, RA (2009). Empowerment of Seniors and Paradigm Change: A Commentary on Haber’s Empowerment Paradigm. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 28 (3): 298-303.
Bern-Klug, M., Kramer, KWO, Chan, G, Kane, RA, Dorfman, LT, & Saunders, JB (2009). Characteristics of Nursing Home Social Services Directors: How Common is a Degree in Social Work? Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 10 (1): 36-44.
Kane, RA (2008). States as Architects and Drivers of Long-term Care Reform for Older People. Generations, 32 (3): 47-53.
Lum, TY, Kane, RA, Cutler, LJ. & Yu, T-C (2008). Effects of Green House ® Nursing Homes on Resident Families. Health Care Financing Review, 30 (2): 37-51.
Karlawish, J H T, Bonnie, R J, Appelbaum. PS, Lyketsos, C, Karlan, P, James, BD, Sabatino, JD, Lawrence, Knopman, D, & Kane, RA (2008). Identifying the Barriers and Challenges to Voting by Residents in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Settings. Journal of Aging and Social Policy, 20 (1): 65-79.
Kane, RA (2008). Providing Structured Opportunities for Nursing Home Residents to Choose Community Care. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 56 (1): 163-165.
Professor, Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota
Professor, Graduate Faculty, School of Social Work, University of Minnesota
Faculty Associate, Center for Biomedical Ethics, University of Minnesota
Director, National Long-Term Care Resource Center, University of Minnesota
Previous Positions (Selected)
Social Scientist, Behavioral Sciences Department, The Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, 1977 - 1985
Visiting Professor, UCLA School of Social Welfare, 1984 - 1985
Lecturer, UCLA School of Social Welfare, 1977 - 1984
Fellow and Instructor, UCLA/USC Long-Term Care Gerontology Center, Department of Medicine, UCLA, 1979 - 1985
Fellow, Andrew Norman Institute for Advanced Studies in Geriatrics and Gerontology, Andrus Gerontology Center, University of Southern California (Topic: Toward Public Policy for Senile Dementia), 1983 - 1984
Associate Professor, School of Social Welfare, University of Utah, 1976 - 1977
Assistant Professor, School of Social Welfare, University of Utah, 1975 - 1976
Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Social Welfare, University of Utah, 1974 - 1975
Assistant Professor, School of Social Welfare, University of Utah, 1971 - 1973
Dutch Kastenbaum Award, Minnesota Gerontological Society, 2002
Received the Kent Award from the Gerontological Association of America, 1999
Was awarded a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation National Health Services Research Investigator Award, 1999
Delivered the Norman J and Alice Chapman Rubash Distinguished Lecture in Law and Social Work at University of Pittsburgh, 1998
Awarded the Annual President's Award of the American Society on Aging, 1991
Senior Fellow, Brookdale National Fellowship Program, The Brookdale Foundation, New York, 1991
Fischer Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of North Texas, September 3-6, 1989, 1989
Social Worker of the Year, California Chapter, National Association of Social Workers, Region H, 1984
The Outstanding Alumni Award, on occasion of Tenth Anniversary of Granting of Doctoral Degrees at University of Utah School of Social Work, 1982
Alumni Recognition Award from Simmons College Graduate School of Social Work, 1977
Phi Kappa Phi, 1975