Dr. Robert H Blank, AB, MA, PhD - University of Canterbury - Professor

Dr. Robert H Blank

AB, MA, PhD

University of Canterbury

Professor

Sarasota, FL | United States

Main Specialties: Other, Public Health


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Dr. Robert H Blank, AB, MA, PhD - University of Canterbury - Professor

Dr. Robert H Blank

AB, MA, PhD

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• Robert H. Blank, PhD, (University of Maryland) is an adjunct Professor of Political Science at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. He has been a frequent guest professor at Aarhus University in Denmark and at National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan, and a Research Scholar at New College Florida. His previous academic positions include Chair of Public Policy at Brunel University in West London, Professor and Associate Director of the Program for Biosocial Research at Northern Illinois University, and Chair of Political Science at the University of Idaho. He has held residential fellowships at Vanderbilt University, Stanford University, Indiana University and the Medical University of South Carolina, and Fulbright Lectureships in Taiwan (1976-77 and 2007) and New Zealand (1984). He has taught, lectured and written widely in the areas of comparative health policy, medical technology assessment, genetic and reproductive policy, and neuroscience policy. Among the over 40 books he has written are Rationing Medicine (Columbia University Press), Regulating Reproduction (Columbia University Press), Brain Policy (Georgetown University Press), The Price of Life (Columbia University Press), Comparative Health Policy, 1st -5th eds. (Palgrave), End of Life Decision Making: A Comparative Study (MIT Press), Condition Critical (Fulcrum Press), Intervention in the Brain: Politics and Policy (MIT Press), Cognitive Enhancement (Palgrave), and Social and Public Policy of Alzheimer’s Disease (Palgrave). He was also co-editor of The International Handbook of Healthcare Policy and Governance and the Columbia University Press Series on Emerging Issues in Biomedical Policy.

Primary Affiliation: University of Canterbury - Sarasota, FL , United States

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Education

Jan 2019
Univresity of Maryland
PhD.

Publications

21Publications

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99Profile Views

11PubMed Central Citations

Alzheimer's Disease - Perspective from Political Science: Public Policy Issues.

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Robert H Blank

J Law Med Ethics 2018 Sep;46(3):724-743

Robert H. Blank, Ph.D., is Adjunct Professor of Political Science at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. He has previously taught at Northern Illinois University; Brunel University in West London, UK; Aarhus University in Aarhus, Denmark; and National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan. He has published over 40 books in health and biomedical policy.

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September 2018
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0.940 Impact Factor

Health Expenditure Growth under Single-Payer Systems: Comparing South Korea and Taiwan.

Value Health Reg Issues 2018 May 4;15:149-154. Epub 2018 May 4.

Department of Political Science, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vhri.2018.03.002DOI Listing
May 2018
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Medication supply, healthcare outcomes and healthcare expenses: longitudinal analyses of patients with type 2 diabetes and hypertension.

Health Policy 2014 Sep 18;117(3):374-81. Epub 2014 Apr 18.

Institute of Health Policy and Management, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healthpol.2014.04.002DOI Listing
September 2014
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2 Citations
1.730 Impact Factor

Review of Jean-Pierre Changeux and Paul Ricoeur. 2000. What Makes Us Think? A Neuroscientist and Philosopher Argue about Ethics, Human Nature, and the Brain.

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Robert H Blank

Am J Bioeth 2002 ;2(4):69-70

a Brunel University , London.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/152651602320957718DOI Listing
October 2012
3 Reads
2 Citations
2.452 Impact Factor

Biopolicy after three decades.

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Robert H Blank

Politics Life Sci 2011 ;30(1):52-5

Division of Social Sciences, New College of Florida, 5700 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243-2197, USA.

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April 2012
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End-of-life decision making across cultures.

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Robert H Blank

J Law Med Ethics 2011 ;39(2):201-14

Political Science, University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-720X.2011.00589.xDOI Listing
September 2011
7 Reads
7 Citations
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Policy implications of the new neuroscience.

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Robert H Blank

Camb Q Healthc Ethics 2007 ;16(2):169-80

New College of Florida, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0963180107070193DOI Listing
June 2007
3 Reads
0.584 Impact Factor

The brain, aggression, and public policy.

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Robert H Blank

Politics Life Sci 2005 March-September;24(1-2):12-21. Epub 2006 Apr 28.

Division of Social Sciences, New College of Florida, 5700 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243-2197.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2990/1471-5457(2005)24[12:TBAAPP]2.0.CO;2DOI Listing
January 2007
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Embryos, stem cell research, and the promise of health: comment on Gurmankin, Sisti, and Caplan.

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Robert H Blank

Politics Life Sci 2003 Sep;22(2):9-11

Division of Social Sciences, New College of Florida, 5700 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243-2197.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0730938400006626DOI Listing
September 2003
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Mandating outpatient treatment for pregnant substance abusers: attractive but unfeasible.

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Robert H Blank

Politics Life Sci 1996 Mar;15(1):49-50

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0730938400019596DOI Listing
March 1996
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Setting research priorities: human germ-line gene therapy in perspective.

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Robert H Blank

Politics Life Sci 1994 Aug;13(2):221-2

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0730938400018402DOI Listing
August 1994
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A national forum for bioethics: attractive but unworkable or workable but unattractive.

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Robert H Blank

Politics Life Sci 1994 Feb;13(1):77-8

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0730938400022231DOI Listing
February 1994
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Regulatory rationing: a solution to health care resource allocation.

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Robert H Blank

Univ PA Law Rev 1992 May;140(5):1573-96

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May 1992
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Politics and genetic engineering.

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Robert H Blank

Politics Life Sci 1992 Feb;11(1):81-5

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0730938400017226DOI Listing
February 1992
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Human sterilization: emerging technologies and reemerging social issues.

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Robert H Blank

Sci Technol Human Values 1984 ;9(3):8-20

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July 1985
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Making babies: the state of the art.

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Robert H Blank

Futurist 1985 Feb;19(1):11-7

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February 1985
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Judicial decision making and biological fact: Roe v. Wade and the unresolved question of fetal viability.

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Robert H Blank

West Polit Q 1984 Dec;37(4):584-602

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December 1984
3 Reads

Bioethical decisions: the political context and challenges.

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Robert H Blank

Bioethics Q 1981 Fall-Winter;3(3-4):163-79

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00917040DOI Listing
January 1984
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The politics of biomedical technology.

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Robert H Blank

Teach Polit Sci 1981 ;9(1):47-8

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00922013.1981.10745035DOI Listing
July 1982
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An overview of biomedical policy: life and death issues.

Policy Stud J 1979 ;8(3):470-9

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1541-0072.1979.tb01254.xDOI Listing
July 1982
8 Reads