Robert A. Applebaum, Ph.D.

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

Robert A. Applebaum Curriculum Vitae (PDF 222KB)


Ph.D., Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin, 1980
M.S.W., Social Work, Ohio State University, 1977
B.A., Sociology, Ohio University, 1975

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. (Forthcoming). 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.

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