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Brian E. McGarry, Ph.D.

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Office: (585) 275-4617

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Dr. McGarry is a physical therapist and health services researcher with an interest in the economics of aging. His research focuses on older adults' navigation of the Medicare program and long-term care system, as well as the impact of public policies on the cost and quality of care delivered to older adults. He completed his PhD in Health Services Research at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and a postdoctoral fellowship in Health Economics and Policy at Harvard Medical School.


Journal Articles

Thirukumaran, Caroline P; McGarry, Brian E; Glance, Laurent G; Ying, Meiling; Ricciardi, Benjamin F; Cai, Xueya; Li, Yue;. "Impact of Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program Penalties on Hip and Knee Replacement Readmissions: Comparison of Hospitals at Risk of Varying Penalty Amounts". 2020; 102(1): 60-67.

McGarry, Brian E; Grabowski, David C;. "What Do Clinicians Caring for Aging Patients Need to Know About Private Long?Term Care Insurance?". 2019; 67(10): 2167-2173.

McGarry, Brian E; Grabowski, David C;. "Managed care for long-stay nursing home residents: an evaluation of Institutional Special Needs Plans". 2019; 25(9): 438-443.