Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy

Disability and Aging

Eileen Griffin

Senior Research Associate
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437 Wishcamper Center

Contact Information

Phone: (207) 780-4813

Education:Bowdoin College, AB, 1984; Northeastern University School of Law, JD, 1991



Areas of Expertise: Policy analysis with emphasis on inter-agency coordination, data integration, personal assistance services; tools and practices for quality oversight.


Research Interests:Personal assistance, consumer direction, HIPAA and other confidentiality constraints.


Datesort descending Title Type
2003 Roadmap for Change: Maine's Response to the Olmstead Decision, Report
2005 Access, Choice and Control: A Comparative Analysis of Maine's Personal Assistance Services Programs Report
2005 Access to Housing for Persons with Disabilities: Lessons Learned from Three Demonstration Projects Report
2009 Cross-System Profile of Maine's Long Term Support System: A New View of Maine's Long Term Services and Supports and the People Served Report
2009 Profiling Maine's Long Term Support System [Project Brief] Project Brief
2012 2012 Maine Child Support Guidelines: Review and Recommendations Report
2012 Members Dually Eligible for MaineCare and Medicare Benefits: MaineCare and Medicare Expenditures and Utilization, State Fiscal Year 2010. Chartbook. Report
2012 "Homelike" Characteristics of Maine's Residential Services: A Survey of Maine's Residential Service Settings (2010). Chartbook. Report
2012 Maine Direct Service Workforce Survey Results of 2012: A Chartbook Report
2012 Children and Adults With Long Term Services and Support Needs: MaineCare and Medicare Expenditures and Utilization, State Fiscal Year 2010. Chartbook. Report
2013 Providing Long Term Services & Supports to People with Impaired Decision-Making Capacity Report
2013 Managing a High-Performance Medicaid Program Report
2014 Integrated Care for Older Adults in Rural Communities Research and Policy Brief
2014 Integrated Care Management in Rural Communities Working Paper
2014 Profile of Rural Residential Care Facilities: A Chartbook Report
2014 Multiple Roles of Medicaid Report (Conference Paper)

Nellie Mae Education Foundation nominates Pious Ali for the Lawrence W. O'Toole Award

Pious Ali

Pious Ali, Youth and Community Engagement Specialist in Cutler’s Children, Youth, and Families Programs, has been nominated for the Lawrence W. O’Toole Award by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation. Pious is one of six nominees from the New England states.

The Nellie Mae Education Foundation believes that student-centered learning – where learning is personalized, engaging, competency-based and not restricted to the classroom – will prepare young people to graduate high school ready to contribute to their communities and succeed. This award is given out each year to an individual, school district, or non-profit that has exhibited great leadership in moving student-centered approaches to learning forward in the New England region.

The winner will be selected by online voting and will be awarded a $100,000 grant to help advance student centered learning!


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Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder: Population and Service Use Trends in Maine 2014 Chartbook

Adults with Intellectual Diabilities or ASD Chartbook

Adults with Intellectual Disability or Autism Spectrum Disorder: Population and Service Use Trends in Maine, 2014 Edition provides a detailed look at the historical trends and current utilization and cost of institutional and community based services for adults with intellectual disability or autism spectrum disorder.

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Dementia in Maine

Dementia in Maine

As the oldest state in the nation, Maine faces the impending impact of Alzheimer’s disease on its social systems, community resources, and its health and long term care systems. This report provides a baseline picture of the current use of services by people with and without dementia in Maine. Learn more in Dementia in Maine: Characteristics, Care, and Cost Across Settings.

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Report on Maine's Older Adults

With the aging of Maine’s population and its status as the oldest state in the nation, the use of long term services continues to be a critical public policy issue in the state and nationally. Learn more in Older Adults and Adults With Disabilities: Population and Service Use Trends in Maine, 2012 Edition.

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