Rosalie Kane, PhD

Professor, Division of Health Policy and Management

Rosalie Kane

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-624-5171

Office Address:
Phillips-Wangensteen Building, 15-213

Mailing Address:
420 Delaware St SE
MMC 729 Mayo
Minneapolis, MN 55455

PhD, Social Work, University of Utah, 1975

MS, Social Work, Simmons College, 1965

BA, History/English Literature, University of Toronto, 1962


My current research addresses the quality of nursing home care and homecare, services allocation, evaluation of residential models that serve disabled elderly people, specialized programs for Alzheimer’s disease, and studies of family caregivers of disabled elderly.


Aging, chronic diseases, disability, quality of life, quality of care, Alzheimer's disease, housing and health, transitions and continuity, qualitative research, long-term care (LTS) or long-term services and supports (LTSS) 

Awards & Recognition

  • Member, Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health


Research Funding Grants

  • 2014–2017, Purdue University, "Study of a State-Level Model for Transitioning Nursing Home Residents to the Community," Co-Investigator



Teaching Areas

I teach courses and advise students interested in aging, long-term care, and gerontology.