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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

McGarry BE, Barnett ML, Grabowski DC, Gandhi AD. "Nursing Home Staff Vaccination and Covid-19 Outcomes." The New England journal of medicine.. 2021 Dec 8; Epub 2021 Dec 08.

McGarry BE, Shen K, Barnett ML, Grabowski DC, Gandhi AD. "Association of Nursing Home Characteristics With Staff and Resident COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage." JAMA internal medicine.. 2021 Sep 16; Epub 2021 Sep 16.

McGarry BE, Gandhi AD, Grabowski DC, Barnett ML. "Larger Nursing Home Staff Size Linked To Higher Number Of COVID-19 Cases In 2020." Health affairs.. 2021 Jul 14; :101377hlthaff202100323. Epub 2021 Jul 14.