Skip to main content
Faculty/Staff Resources
Search search
Mobile Search:
Peter Kemper
Peter Kemper
Professor Emeritus, Health Policy and Administration and Demography
Summary Statement

Peter Kemper is an expert on policy and delivery of long term services and supports. He has led a number of studies of the lifetime risk of needing long term services and supports, nursing home use, and expenditures for long term services and supports.

  • Faculty Emeritus
  • Ph.D., Economics, Yale University
  • B.S., Mathematics, Oberlin College
+ See All - See Less
Professional Experience

Professor Kemper has extensive experience designing complex evaluation and data collection projects. As Principal Investigator of the Community Tracking Study, he developed the overall study design and designed consumer, physician, and employer surveys. He also designed the evaluation of Better Jobs Better Care demonstration and directed surveys of home care aides, their supervisors, and clinical managers and designed an employment information reporting system used to track job turnover.

Additional Information

Professor Kemper retired from Penn State in 2011 to serve as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Disability, Aging, and Long Term Care Policy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He had previously served as a commissioner on the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission and as a workgroup leader on the Clinton Health reform effort. Before coming to Penn State, he was the vice-president of the Center for Studying Health System Change, director of the Division of Long-Term Care Studies at the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, and director of the Madison Office of Mathmatica.