Diane Brannon

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Professor of Health Policy and Administration

Contact Information

601D Donald H. Ford Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA 16802

814-863-8514

(fax) 814-863-2905

f8z@psu.edu

www.hhdev.psu.edu/hpa/

Education

1971 B.A. Winthrop College, Sociology
1973 M.S.S. Bryn Mawr College, Social Work and Social Research
1981 Ph.D. Cornell University, Human Service Studies

Teaching Interests

Organization theory in health services research; long-term care administration.

Research Interests

Long-term care management; quality improvement in nursing homes; organizational design.

Selected Publications

Brannon, D., Kemper, P. Barry, T.(In Press Health Care Management Review). North Carolina's Direct Care Workforce Development Journey: The Case of the NC NOVA Partner Team.

Davis, J., Brannon, D., & Whitman, M. (2009). Health Care Management Research. Organizational factors associated with the use of information systems in nursing homes. April-June (Issue): I -11.

Kemper, P., Heier, B, Barry, T., Brannon, D., Angelleli, J., and Anderson-Knott, M. (2008). What Do Direct Care Workers Say Would Improve Their Jobs? Differences Across Settings. The Geronotologist, 48(Special Iss.): 17-25.

Kemper, P., Brannon, D., Barry, T., Stott, & Heier, B. (2008). Implementation of the Better Jobs Better Care Demonstrations:Lessons for Long-Term Care Workforce Initiatives. The Geronotologist, 48(Special Iss.): 26-35.

Brannon, D., Barry, T., Kemper, P., Schreiner, P., Vasey, J. (2007). Job Perceptions and Intent-to­-Leave Among Direct Care Workers: Evidence from the Better Jobs Better Care Demonstrations. The Gerontologist.

Kemper, P., Heier, B, Barry, T., Brannon, D., Angelleli, J., and Anderson-Knott, M. (2008). What Do Direct Care Workers Say Would Improve Their Jobs? Differences Across Settings. The Geronotologist, 48(Special Iss.): 17-25.

Kemper, P., Brannon, D., Barry, T., Stott, & Heier, B. (2008). Implementation of the Better Jobs Better Care Demonstrations:Lessons for Long-Term Care Workforce Initiatives. The Geronotologist, 48(Special Iss.): 26-35.

Kemper, P., Heier, B, Barry, T., Brannon, D., Angelleli, J., and Anderson-Knott, M. (2008). What Do Direct Care Workers Say Would Improve Their Jobs? Differences Across Settings. The Geronotologist, 48(Special Iss.): 17-25.

Kemper, P., Brannon, D., Barry, T., Stott, & Heier, B. (2008). Implementation of the Better Jobs Better Care Demonstrations:Lessons for Long-Term Care Workforce Initiatives. The Geronotologist, 48(Special Iss.): 26-35.

Dansky K. and Brannon, D. (1996). Strategic Orientation and TQM: Linking Vision to Action. J. of Quality Management, 1(2):227-243.

Curriculum Vitae

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Strategic Themes

  • Contexts and Social Institutions
  • Health Care Systems