Dr. Howard Palley, Professor and Distinguished Fellow, Institute for Human Services Policy
Howard A. Palley received his PhD from the Maxwell School, Syracuse University. He is professor emeritus of social policy at the School of Social Work and is a distinguished fellow at the Institute for Human Services Policy at the School of Social Work of the University of Maryland,. He has authored or coauthored a number of studies on health service delivery policies and long-term care policies in the United States, Canada, Sweden, the Republic of Korea, Japan, Ukraine and Israel. His current research is on the comparative delivery of health care services in Canada on a subnational basis in a federal system. His publications have appeared in International Journal of Health Services, International Political Science Review, Journal of Health and Social Policy, Inquiry, Health and Social Work, Publius, Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, Social Service Review, Social Policy and Administration, The Milbank Quarterly and the Journal of Aging and Social Policy. He has served on the Science Advisory Board of Health Canada and currently is a member of the state of Delaware Health Facilities Authority. He has received Fulbright Awards to the Republic of Korea, Taiwan and Ukraine.
He has written widely on the subject of the development of health care programs and policies and long-term care programs and policies for the elderly and the disabled in the United States and internationally .He is co-author of Political and Economic Sustainability of Health Care in Canada: Private-Sector Involvement in the Federal Provincial Health Care System, Cambria Press, 2012. He also recently edited Community-Based Programs and Policies: Contributions to Social Policy Development in Health Care and Health Care-Related Services, Routledge, 2009.
UM School of Social Work
525 West Redwood Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
MS, Yeshiva University
PhD, Syracuse University
Comparative Health and Long-Term Care Policy
Health Care Policy
Social Policies and the Elderly
Social Policy Analysis
Social Welfare Policy
American Political Science Association
Consortium for International Social Development
Contributing Editor: Social Development Issues
Editorial Advisors' Board Member - Journal of Health and Social Policy
Former Member of Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) for Health Canada. Health Canada is the federal Canadian Ministry of Health
Health Facilities Authority of the State of Delaware
Member, Editorial Board, Social Work in Public Health
Member, Editorial Board, International Area Review
Member, Editorial Advisors’ Board, Journal of Comparative Social Welfare
Member, Global Health Interdisciplinary Council
National Association of Social Workers
Fulbright Senior Specialist Grants, October, 2001, March, 2005, October, 2005
Fulbright Research Award, 1990
World Health Organization Fellow, 1984
Howard A. Palley, Marie-Pascale Pomey and Owen B. Adams. The Political and Economic Sustainability of Health Care in Canada: Private Sector Involvement in the Federal Provincial Health Care System. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2012.
Howard A. Palley, Editor, Community–Based Programs and Policies: Contributions to Social Policy Development in Health and Health Related Services. Abingdon, U.K. and New York, NY: Routledge, 2009.
Palley, Howard A., Marie-Pascale Pomey and Marie-Josée Fleury. Long-term care for the elderly in Quebec: Considerations of appropriateness and quality of care,” The Association of Canadian Studies in the United States (ACSUS) Occasional Papers in Public Policy Series, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2012.
Palley, Howard A., Pierre Gerlier-Forest and Marie-Pascale Pomey. Examining private and public provision in Canada’s provincial health care systems: Comparing Ontario and Quebec. International Political Science Review, 32 (1,2011), 79-94.
Howard A. Palley and Marie-Josée Fleury, "Integrated Health and Social Services in Quebec: Some Lessons for Health Care System Reform in Russia." In Robert M. Timko, Alexander H. Kubyshkin and Ilya A. Sukov, eds., Representations of Canada: Cross-Cultural Reflections on Canadian Society, Vol. 7, pp.118-130. Volgograd, Russia: Ophset Press, 2010.
Pierre-Gerlier Forest and Howard A. Palley. “Examining Fiscal Federalism, Regionalization and Community-Based Initiatives in Canada’s Health Care Delivery System.” Social Work in Public Health (formerly the Journal of Health and Social Policy), 23 (4, 2008), 69-88. This article also appears in Howard A. Palley, ed., Community-Based Programs and Policies: Contributions to Social Policy Development in Health and Health-Related Services, 67-85. Abingdon, UK and New York, NY, 2008.
Hadjistavropoulos, Thomas, Gregory P. Marchildon, Perry G. Fine, Keela Herr, Howard A. Palley, Sharon Kaasalainen and François Béland, “Transforming Long-Term Care Pain Management in North America: The Policy-Clinical Interface,” Pain Medicine, 10, (3,2009), 506-520.
Howard A. Palley, “Long-Term Care Policy for Older Americans: Building a Continuum of Care.” This article was originally published in Journal of Health and Social Policy, 16 (3, 2003) 7-18. It is reprinted in The Elderly: Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care Policy. Edited by Martin Lyon Levine. Farnum, U.K. and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2009, pp. 355-366.
Marie-Josée Fleury and Howard A. Palley, review of Richard Gleave, Across the Pond --- Lessons for the US on Integrated Health Care in International Journal of Integrated Care, 9 (November, 2009), pp. 1-2.
Howard A. Palley, review of Gerard W. Boychuk, National Health Insurance in the United States and Canada: Race, Territory, and the Roots of Difference in Politics and Policy, 37 (October, 2009), 1074-1077.
Palley, H.A. (2005) . Implications of Adequacy as a Policy Goal in Long-Term Care for the Needs of the Chronically-Limited Elderly and the Developmentally Disabled. Taipei, Taiwan (R.O.C.): Taiwan Association of Social Workers. (In Chinese and English).
Palley, H.A. & Usui, C. (2008). Child daycare in Japan: An examination of the program and its impacts. Journal of Comparative Social Welfare, 24 (2), 165-178.
Palley, H.A. (2009). Introduction. Social Work in Public Health (formerly the Journal of Health and Social Policy), 23 (4) 1-2.
Forest, P.G. & Palley, H.A. (2008) Examining fiscal federalism, regionalization and community-based initatives in Canada’s health care delivery system. Social Work in Public Health (formerly the Journal of Health and Social Policy), 23 (4), 69-88.
Pomey, M.P., Forest, P.G., Palley, H.A. & Martin, E. (2007). Public/private partnerships for prescription drug coverage: Policy formulation and outcomes in Quebec’s universal drug insurance program, with comparisons to the Medicare prescription drug program in the United States. The Milbank Quarterly, 85 (3), 469-498.
Chou, Y.C., Wang, Y.Y., Fu, L.Y. & Palley, H.A. (2006). Taiwanese housing policy: shifting the focus of housing policy under a democratic regime. Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development, 16 (2), 53-66.
Palley, H.A. & Romanenkova, L.A. (2006). Social policy and elderly people: A study of the Zaporozhye region. Social Technologies. 27 (4), 376-386.
Palley, H.A. & Palley, M.L. (2006). An international collaborative educational effort between the University of Maryland, the University of Delaware and Zaporozhye National University. Journal of Zaporozhye National University, 2, 2006, 171-174.
Palley, H.A. (2006). Canadian abortion policy: National policy and the impact of federalism and political implementation on access to services. Publius: The Journal of Federalism, 36 (4), 565-586.
Palley, H.A. (2005). Canadian fiscal federalism, health reform and the case for evidence-based health and related-social care services policy. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference of Social Work in Health and Mental Health, May 2004. Quebec City, Quebec: Laval University.
Palley, H.A. (2005). A review essay on long-term care policy development in industrial and post/industrial nations. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law. 30 (4), 751-764.
Chan, C.L.W. & Palley, H.A. (2005). The use of traditional Chinese culture and values in social work health care related interventions in Hong Kong. Health and Social Work. 20 (1), 76-79.
Palley, H.A. (2004). Programs and prospects for long-term care policy for older Americans: Are there lessons for Korea? International Area Review, 7 (1), 3-18.
Palley H.A. & Forest, P.G. (2004). Canadian fiscal federalism, regionalization, and the development of Quebec’s health care delivery system. New Global Development: Journal of International and Comparative Social Welfare. 20 (2), 87-96.
Palley, H.A. & Romanenkova, L.A. (2004). Long-term care policy for the elderly in the Zaporozhye region of Ukraine : A case sudy of social development following the collapse of communism. Journal of Aging and Social Policy, 16 (3), 71-91.
CONFERENCE PRESENATIONS AND OTHER PARTICIPATION:
Howard A. Palley, “The PACE Initiative: A U.S. Integrated Health and Social Welfare Program,” paper delivered to visiting Russian social service professionals, World Trade Center Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, March 3, 2012.
Howard A. Palley, Marie-Pascale Pomey, and Marie Josée Fleury, “Long-Term Care for the Elderly in Quebec: Considerations of Appropriateness and Quality of Care, paper delivered to the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Seattle, Washington, September 1, 2011.
Marian L. Palley and Howard A. Palley, “U.S. Health Care Reform: Campaigning Versus Governing,” paper delivered to the Regional Conference of the International Political Science Association held in conjunction with the Annual Conference of the Network of Institutes of Public Administration in Central and Eastern Europe, Varna, Bulgaria, May 29, 2011.
Howard A. Palley, "Integrated Health and Social Services in Quebec: Some Lessons for Health Care System Reform in Russia," Middle Atlantic and New England Council for Canadian Studies (MANECCS) Biennial Conference on Canadian Studies, Providence, Rhode Island, October 2, 2010.
Howard A. Palley, Marie-Pascale Pomey and Pierre- Gerlier Forest, “Political/Economic Sustainability and the Development of Commercial Private Sector Involvement in the Canadian Provincial Health Care Systems: Especially Quebec, Ontario and Alberta,” The Association for Canadian Studies in the United States, Biennial Meeting, San Diego, California, November 20, 2009.
Howard A. Palley, Chair/Discussant, Panel on “Interest Group Politics in Canada,” The Association for Canadian Studies in the United States, Biennial Meeting, San Diego, California, November 20, 2009.
Howard A. Palley, Marie-Pascale Pomey and Pierre-Gerlier Forest, “Political/Economic Sustainability and the Development of Commercial Private Sector Involvement in the Canadian Provincial Systems: Especially Quebec and Ontario,” American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, September 5, 2009.
Howard A. Palley, Discussant, a series of papers on “Legal and Governance Issues in Canada and the United States, at the Canadian and U.S. Federalism workshop, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario Canada, September 2, 2009.
Howard A. Palley, Discussant, Session on “Issues of Access in Health Care.” International Political Science Association World Congress, Santiago, Chile, July 15, 2009.
Howard A. Palley, Marie-Pascale Pomey and Pierre-Gerlier Forest, “Political/Economic Sustainability and the Development of commercial Private Sector Involvement in the Canadian Federal/Provincial Health Care Systems,” International Political Science Association World Congress, Santiago, Chile, July 13, 2009.
WORKSHOPS FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS:
“Federal and State Legislative and Judicial Decision-Making, Professional Ethics and the Issue of ‘Death with Dignity’ in the United States.” School of Social Work, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, June 12, 2009, October 21, 2009, March 24, 2010
“Death with Dignity: The Interface of Law, Ethics and Judicial Decisions,” Stella Maris, Inc., Timonium, Maryland, October 6, 2009
I am involved in an ongoing research project examining the “Development of the Public/Private Sector Relationship in Health Care Delivery in the Canadian Provinces within the Canadian Federal System.”