Frederick R. Eisele

Frederick R. EiseleAssociate Professor Emeritus of Health Policy and Administration

Contact Information

604 Ford Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802

(814) 863-2900

Research Interests

Health care policies and politics; marketing and strategic planning.

Teaching Interests

Health services policy issues.


Eisele, F. R. (1987). Gerontocracy. The Encyclopedia of Aging.

1987 Eisele, F. R. "Gerontocracy" pp. 284-285 in G. L. Maddox (editor) The Encyclopedia of Aging, NY: Springer.

1986 Lago, D. R., M. Silverman, F. Eisele, E. Ricci, and J. Britton, "Standards for training professional aging services personnel" Gerontology and Geriatrics Education, Vol. 7, No. 2 (Winter).

1981 Eisele, F. R. and L. Gamm, "Research Utilization: Reaching Decision Makers, "Children and Youth Services Review, Vol. 3, No. 4: 291-303).

1981 Eisele, F. R. "Editors Introduction: Special Section on Health Policies for the Elderly, "Journal of Health Politics, Policy & Law, Vol. 6, No. 1: 6-8.

1981 Eisele, F. R., "Beyond Annual Planning in Human Services: The Situation in Aging, "Journal of Health & Human Resources Administration, Vol. 3 ), No. 4: 449-460.

1979 Eisele, F. R. and G. B. Kleindorfer, "Forecasting for Social Services: A Model for Area Agencies on Aging," Administration in Social Work, Vol. 2, No. 4: 401-12.

1979 Eisele, F. R. and R. R. Hoke, "Health Care Policy and the Elderly- Toward a System of Long-Term Care," Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, Vol. 3, No. 4: 452-455, (Winter).

1979 Eisele, F. R. "Origins of ‘gerontocracy"', The Gerontologist, Vol. 19, No. 4: 403-407.

1977 Gamm, L. and F. R. Eisele, "The Aged and the Chronically III," Proceedings of the American Academy of Political Science, Vol. _3 )2, No. 3: 1970-8 1. (Reprinted in A. Levine, ed. Health Services- The Local Perspective, NY- Praeger, 1977).

1977 Eisele, F. R. "Rediscovery of the Elderly," Policy Studies Journal, Vol. 2, No. 158-161.

1969 Eisele, F. R. et al. "Obstacles to Graduate Education in Political Science, P.S.(professional journal of the American Political Science Association), (Fall issue).


Ph.D., 1972, Political Science, New York University