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David Kutzik, PhD

Professor of Sociology

David Kutzik

Office: PSA 216
Phone: 215.895.2309
Email: kutzik@drexel.edu


Education

  • PhD, Sociology, Temple University, 1990

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Social Gerontology and Health Care Policy
  • Assistive Technologies for Frail and At-Risk Populations
  • Human and Machine Intelligence
  • Political Economy and Social Justice
  • Sociological Theory and Philosophy of Science
  • Research Methods and Applied Statistics
  • Ethnomusicology

Research Projects

  • Care Transitions Research Project with Vilans (National Institute of Long Term Care of the Netherlands)  “Personalized Care through Lifestyle Monitoring” (2008 – present)
  • Caring Home Initiative, i.e., Research, development and deployment of automated behavioral monitoring technology and mobile care decision support platform in the US, UK and Netherlands (2006 – 2010)

Selected Publications

  • Lessons for the Success of Telehomecare, Anthony P. Glascock and David M. Kutzik, (Eds.), Assistive Technology Research Series,Volume 30, IOS Press, Amsterdam, 2012.
  • Kutzik, David M. and David Burdick, “Technological Tools for Long Term Care” in Long-Term Care Administration &Management: Effective Practices and Quality Programs in Elder Care, Darlene Yee-Melichar, Cristina M. Flores, and Edwin P. Cabigao, (Eds.) Springer Pubishing Company, IN PRESS.
  • Kutzik, David M, “The Business of Telehomecare: Sensors, Servers and Protocols in Zones 1 and 2”, in Lessons for the Success of Telehomecare, Anthony P. Glascock and David M. Kutzik, (Eds.), Assistive Technology Research Series, Volume 30, IOS Press, Amsterdam, 2012.
  • Glascock, Anthony P. and David M. Kutzik, Lessons out of Chaos: Lessons Learned from the Noise of Non-Traditional Environments”, edited by Joanna Lumsden, in Human-Computer Interaction and Innovation in Handheld, Mobile and Wearable Technologies, Hershey PA, IGI Publishing, 2011.
  • Glascock, Anthony P. and David M. Kutzik, “The Capital Use of Social Capital or How Social Capital is Used to Keep Capital Concentrated”, in International Journal of Social Inquiry, vol. 3, number 2, pp.101-119, 2010