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Lawrence Mayer

Lawrence Mayer


Office:CPCOM 495E
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 879801
Tempe, AZ 85287-9801

Phone: 480-965-6528
Fax: 480-965-0748
Email: Lawrence.Mayer@asu.edu

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Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1971; M.S., Ohio State University, 1970; B.S., Ohio State University, 1967; B.S., Ohio State University, 1968; Honorary: M.A., Arts and Letters, University of Pennsylvania, 1981.

Recent Consulting
Consultant in Research Compliance, Maricopa Integrated Medical System, 2002-present; Consultant, California Energy Commission, 1994-present; Consultant, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, 1992-present.

Academic Positions
Arizona State University: 1995-present; Johns Hopkins University: 1991-present; University of Arizona: 1997-present. Previous Appointments: University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University.

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Listed in the International Who's Who in Medicine, 1997-present; Honorary Member, Phi Beta Phi, Honorary Society, inducted 1991; Distinguished Research Professor, Arizona State University, 1987-1988.

Professional Leadership
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Cardiology Research, 2003-present; Abstract Review Board, Annual Meeting, Society for General Internal Medicine, 1995; Member, Editorial Board, Sociological Methodology, 1979-1983.

Corporate and Public Sector Leadership
Chair, Division of Research, MedPro, Phoenix, 2003-present; Chief, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Section, Integrated Fellowship in Cardiology, Phoenix, 1998-present; Faculty Member, Residency Program in Psychiatry, Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, 1993-present.

Representative Publications
Burdick DJ, Rosenblatt A, Samus Q, Steele C, Baker A, Harper M, Mayer L, Brandt J, Rabins P, and Lyketsos CG. Predictors of Functional Impairment in Residents of Assisted Living Facilities: The Maryland Assisted Living Study (MD-AL). J Gerontology: Med Sci

Samus QM, Rosenblatt A, Steele C, Baker A, Harper M, Brandt J, Mayer, LS, Rabins PV, and Lyketsos CG (2004) The Association of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms and Environment with Quality of Life in Assisted Living Residents with Dementia, The Geronotogist

Politis, AM, Vozzella S, Mayer LS, Onyike CU, Baker A, and Lyketsos, CG (2004) A randomized, controlled, clinical trial of activity therapy for apathy in patients with dementia residing in long-term care, Intl Jour Geriatric Psychiatry, November, 2004, 19(11), 2069-2079



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ECN 355 - Economics of Healthcare
Uses economic tools and models to discuss and evaluate the American healthcare system. Applies standard concepts in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and public choice economics to the study of the evolution and the current state of the healthcare system and to the study of proposals for change. Focuses on the promise and problems of using economic tools in a historical, ethical, and cultural context to understand the current healthcare system.