Charlene Harrington, PhD, RN, (Co-Principal Investigator) has been a professor of sociology and nursing at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) since 1980, specializing in long-term services and supports (LTSS) policy and research. She was elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in 1996 and has served on various IOM committees. In 2002, she and a team of researchers designed a model California LTSS consumer information website, funded by the California HealthCare Foundation, which she continues to maintain and expand. Since 1994, she has been collecting and analyzing trend data on Medicaid home and community-based services programs and policies, funded by the Kaiser Family Foundation. In 2003, Dr. Harrington became Principal Investigator of the UCSF Center for Personal Assistance Services, a position held until 2012.
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