Researcher of the Year 2022

Dr. John R. Bowblis

Professor of Economics and Scripps Research Fellow at Miami University

Dr. Bowblis has done extensive work in the area of long-term term services and has become one of the leading experts in the nation in long-term services access, quality, and reimbursement. His work has improved the lives of older adults and individuals with severe disability interfacing with America’s long-term services system, by impacting how policy makers, regulators, administrators, and the research community view long-term services. His work in such areas as COVID 19 in nursing homes, long-term services reimbursement, racial differences in quality and reimbursement in nursing homes, and long-term services staffing has been published in major gerontological and health journals. His recent article, “Is the Quality of Nursing Homes Counter-Cyclical? Evidence from 2001 to 2015”, won the Academy Health’s Long-Term Services Publication of the Year in 2019.