Laura M. Robinson, M.P.H.

Laura M. Robinson, M.P.H.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 671
Rochester, NY 14642

Research Bio

~ Health status and health outcomes of older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)
~ Health services utilization and cost differences in adults with IDD compared to the general population
~Diversion of nursing home placements for older adults with IDD

Awards & Honors (Local)

Saward Award for Excellence in Community and Preventive Medicine | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry 2004

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 7 available »

2013 Jan
Bishop KM, Robinson LM, VanLare S. "Healthy aging for older adults with intellectual and development disabilities." Journal of psychosocial nursing and mental health services. 2013 Jan; 51(1):15-8.
Robinson LM, Dauenhauer J, Bishop KM, Baxter J. "Growing health disparities for persons who are aging with intellectual and developmental disabilities: the social work linchpin." Journal of gerontological social work. 2012 55(2):175-90.
Robinson LM, Davidson PW, Henderson CM, Janicki MP, Merrick J, Morad M, Wang L, Hsieh K, Bishop KM, Wexler O. "Health trends from an international sample of older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities." International Journal On Disability And Human Development. 2010; 9(4): 329-338.
2009 Nov
Henderson CM, Rosasco M, Robinson LM, Meccarello J, Janicki MP, Turk MA, Davidson PW. "Functional impairment severity is associated with health status among older persons with intellectual disability and cerebral palsy." Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR. 2009 Nov; 53(11):887-97. Epub 2009 Sep 02.
Henderson CM, Acquilano JP, Meccarello JC, Davidson PW, Robinson LM, Janicki MP. "Health status and activities of daily living and walking in older people with intellectual disabilities". Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities. 2009; 6(4): 282-286.

Current Appointments

Associate - Department of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine (SMD) - Primary


MPH | Public Health | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry2004
BA | Health and Society | University of Rochester1992