PhD, University of Chicago, 1976
Dr. Kasper's research and teaching interests include health policy in disability and long-term care; assessment of needs for care and service provision to physically and mentally disabled people; health care financing and access for vulnerable populations; and the development and application of data sources -- national surveys in particular -- for health policy analysis and health services research. She is Principal Investigator of the National Health and Aging Trends Study (www.nhats.org) funded by the National Institute on Aging to support research on disability trends and dynamics among older people.
Honors and Awards
Teaching Recognition – class in top 7 in Student Evaluation for 4th Quarter courses, 2009
Teaching Recognition – class in top 17 in Student Evaluation for 2nd Quarter courses, 2008
Delta Omega Honorary Society for Public Health, Alpha Chapter, Elected to membership 2001
Advising, Mentoring, and Teaching Recognition Award (AMTRA), Student Assembly of the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, 2000
Student Coordinating Committee Faculty Award, Dept. of Health Policy and Management, 2000