Michael Lawrence Barnett
Primary Faculty

Michael Lawrence Barnett

Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management

Health Policy and Management


Other Positions

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Medicine-Brigham and Women's Hospital

Harvard Medical School



Low wages, high risk strain nursing homes’ workforce

Long-term care facilities have struggled with staff shortages for years, but the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the burden and risks of such shortages, according to news reports. A July 6, 2021, CNN article examined the factors behind staff shortages,…