Donald H. Taylor Jr

Donald H. Taylor Jr

Office Location: 112 Rubenstein Hall
Office Phone: (919) 613-9357
Office Fax: (919) 684-6246
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  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1995
  • M.P.P., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1992
  • B.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1990
  • B.S.P.H. with honors, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., 1990
Research Interests: Hospice and Palliative Care, Long Term Care, Health Policy and Comparative Health Systems

Representative Publications   (More Publications)
  1. Taylor, DH, Balancing the Budget is a Progressive Priority (2012) [978-1-4614-3663-8]  [abs].
  2. Taylor, DH; Ostermann, J; Van Houtven, CH; Tulsky, JA; Steinhauser, K, What length of hospice use maximizes reduction in medical expenditures near death in the US Medicare program?, Social Science & Medicine, vol. 65 no. 7 (October, 2007), pp. 1466-1478 [17600605], [doi]  [abs].
  3. Taylor, DH; Cook-Deegan, RM; Hiraki, S; Roberts, JS; Blazer, DG; Green, RC, Genetic testing for Alzheimer's and long-term care insurance., Health Affairs, vol. 29 no. 1 (January, 2010), pp. 102-108 [20048367], [doi]  [abs].
  4. Frank A. Sloan, Jan Ostermann, Gabriel Picone, Christopher J. Conover, and Donald H. Taylor, Jr., The Price of Smoking (2004), MIT Press .
  5. Taylor, DH; Hoenig, H, The effect of equipment usage and residual task difficulty on use of personal assistance, days in bed, and nursing home placement., Journal of American Geriatrics Society, vol. 52 no. 1 (2004), pp. 72-79 [14687318]  [abs].
  6. Taylor, DH; Rattliff, J; Doraiswamy, PM; Sloan, FA, Marked Increase in the Diagnosed Prevalence of Alzheimer's Disease between 1991 and 1999 in the United States., Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, vol. 59 (2004), pp. M762-M766. .
Teaching (Fall 2018):
    Sanford 05, W 06:15 PM-08:45 PM