National Mentoring Network (MNET) Mentor Profiles
Vincent Mor, Ph.D.
Brown University School of Public Health
Providence VA Medical Center, Providence, RI
Research Interests: Big Data, Geriatrics, Health Care Organizations
Dr. Vincent Mor is a health services researcher who has specialized in aging, chronic disease and long term care for over 30 years having been PI on over 30 NIH grants and numerous other Foundation and CMS grants and contracts. He was recipient of an NIA MERIT award, the RWJF Health Policy Investigator award and is now PI of an NIA funded Program Project that seeks to test the effect of state and federal policies on long term care providers’ strategic decisions and the outcomes patients experience. He specializes in integrating various forms of administrative and clinical data systems. Over the past decade he has led a team of investigators examining the transformation of the long term care industry from focusing on custodial care to the present emphasis on specialized post-acute care. He specializes in integrating various forms of administrative and clinical data systems particularly Medicare data in the long term care and post-acute care arena and has used these data for evaluations of diverse policies from Medicaid payment rates to influenza vaccination efficacy in preventing morbidity, mortality and functional decline in nursing home residents. Dr. Mor has mentored dozens of post-doctoral fellows as the PI of a NRSA post and pre-doc T-32 training programs funded by AHRQ and NIA, the former having been in place for over 30 years. Of the nearly 40 post-doctoral fellows in the program over 70% have secured federal and/or Foundation research grant awards. He has mentored numerous junior faculty who’ve gone on to assume leadership positions in the fields of geriatrics and health services research.