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Dr. Gusmano’s research interests include politics of health care reform, comparative health systems, aging, health and health care inequalities, and normative theories of policy analysis. His most recent book, Health Care in World Cities (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010), documents the implications of national and local health care policies for access to care in New York, London and Paris. The first book from the World Cities Project, Growing Older in World Cities (Vanderbilt University Press, 2006), which explored how the largest cities in the OECD are addressing the challenges and opportunities associated with population aging. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Maryland at College Park and a Masters in public policy from the State University of New York at Albany. He was also post-doctoral fellow in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy program at Yale University (1995-1997). Dr. Gusmano is member of the Academy of Management, the American Political Science Association (APSA), the American Public Health Association, the Gerontological Society of America, and is the secretary of APSA’s Organized Section on Health Politics and Policy. He serves on the editorial boards for the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law and Health Economics Policy and Law.