Roger C. Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care
Welcome to the Roger C. Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care, an interdisciplinary collaborative at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The Center conducts innovative research, educates the leaders of tomorrow, and translates discoveries into policies and practices to improve the quality of care and quality of life of people with complex health needs and disabilities. The center is led by Jennifer L. Wolff, PhD ’03, MHS '95, the Eugene and Mildred Lipitz Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the School.
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Read Our 2021 Annual Report
Read about the vital contributions Center faculty, staff, and trainees are making to research, policy, and practice of integrated health care
Academic Training Opportunities
Learn about educational programs related to the Center’s mission, including the T32 Training Program in Health Service and Outcomes Research for Aging Populations for pre- and post-doctoral students
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Research Highlights: Explore Projects Underway at the Center
New NIA Grant
Chanee Fabius, PhD, recently received a National Institute on Aging K01 Mentored Research Scientist Development award for her proposal “Improving Information Sharing Between Family Caregivers and Home Care Aides Caring for Persons Living with ADRD,” which aims to develop and refine a home care role and preference guide to improve information sharing between family caregivers of older adults living with ADRD and home care aides.
“A lot of individuals of all different demographics reported having to cut their doses of insulin or even forgo insulin altogether because of the price,” said Mariana Socal, MD, PhD, MSc, MPP, an associate scientist in Health Policy and Management and Center faculty in a Bloomberg School news story about Lilly Eli's decision to decrease the list price of insulin and cap insulin co-pays at $35 for those with commercial health insurance and uninsured patients.
“Education is a foundational element in supporting caregivers of persons with dementia by helping them understand the disease, obtain skills and knowledge to effectively respond to symptoms of the disease, and become familiar with resources and supports that are available,” said Jennifer Wolff, PhD, MHS, director of the Center, in a Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health news story.
Support the Center
The Center’s scholarly activities are funded through the generosity of the Roger C. Lipitz Center endowment, departmental support of faculty teaching and service activities, and private foundation and governmental agency funding. To support our research and mission, contact email@example.com.
Jennifer L. Wolff, PhD ’03, MHS '95,
the center's director, advances policies and programs that improve quality of care and life of older adults with complex health needs and their caregivers.