Robert A. Applebaum, PhD

Director of the Ohio Long-Term Care Research Project
Professor, Department of Sociology & Gerontology
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Science
Scripps Research Fellow

Education

PhD, Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin
MSW, Social Work, Ohio State University
BA, Sociology, Ohio University

Research Interests

Long-term care; quality assurance; program planning and evaluation; health and social welfare policy

Selected Publications

Dan van Dussen, Robert A. Applebaum, and Harvey Sterns. (2012). Accreditation of gerontology programs: A look from the inside. Gerontology & Geriatric Education.

Anna Rahman, Robert A. Applebaum, John Schnelle, & Sandra Simmons. (2012). Translating research into practice in nursing homes: Can we close the gap? The Gerontologist.

Anna Rahman, Robert A. Applebaum, John F. Schnelle, Kate Lindabury, & Sandra Simmons. (2012). Replication of a coaching course to improve nursing home continence care: Lessons learned. The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. doi: 10.1111/j.15325415.2012.03939.x

Robert A. Applebaum. (2012). The ultimate test of home care: Channeling, what we learned, what we didn’t and what it means 25 years later. Generations.

Anna Rahman, Sandra Simmons, Robert A. Applebaum, John Schnelle, & Kate Lindabury. (2012). The coach is in: Improving nutritional care in nursing homes. The Gerontologist.