Mary Lou Ciolfi

Visiting Lecturer in Aging and Policy
Health Promotion and Policy

Education: 

A.B. University of Chicago

J.D. University of New Hampshire School of Law

M.S. University of Southern Maine Muskie School of Public Service

 

Areas of Specialization: 

Aging policy

Social isolation and loneliness in older adults

End-of-Life care and policy

Diffusion theory

Key Publications: 

Ciolfi ML, Jimenez F. Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older People: A Closer Look at Definitions. Portland, ME: University of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service; June, 2017. Issues and Insights in Disability and Aging.

Ciolfi, M. L., Griffin, E., Pratt, J., Richards, M., Gildard, S., & Byrne, B. (2016). Living with a brain injury in Maine: Individual experiences, perceptions, and need. Portland, ME: University of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service.

Ciolfi, M.L., Diffusion of POLST Education in Maine: Successes, Challenges, and opportunities. (2013). Muskie School Capstones. 9.