Photo of Laura StorinoLaura Storino, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Economics
Armitage Hall, Room 332
311 North Fifth Street
Camden, NJ 08102, USA
Phone: (856) 225-6290
E-mail: Laura.Storino@camden.rutgers.edu 
Webpage:  https://sites.google.com/site/laurashinn1economist/

About Dr. Storino

Dr. Storino received her B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and her Ph.D. in Economics from Temple University. Dr. Storino has worked at as an analyst in the energy industry, becoming a management shareholder for a developer of waste-fueled, independent energy projects.   While pursuing her graduate studies, she taught at Temple University, Chestnut Hill College, and Rider University.   As a research fellow at the Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, she collaborated on a protocol for end of life planning for end stage renal patients, as well as a model of suicide behavior.  She then spent two and a half years as a full-time instructor at Rowan University, where she was a founding member of a professional development group for instructors.  She currently works as Senior Analyst, Rates and Federal Regulatory Affairs, for a large public utility.

Publications

  • The Impact of Star Physicians on Diffusion of a Medical Technology:  the Case of Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery. Spring, 2014. Journal of Health Care Finance, Vol 40 (3) pp. 67-85.
  • Andem Effiong, Laura Shinn, Thaddeus M Pope, Joseph A Raho. Advance Care Planning For End-Stage Kidney Disease,” July, 2013. Protocol number: 296, Cochrane Collaboration, Cochrane Systematic Review
  • Test Bank to accompany Thomas E. Getzen’s Health Economics and Financing, 4th edition, Wiley Publishers, 2010.

Teaching and Research Interests

Dr. Storino enjoys using technology in the classroom to help students learn economics.   She has written teaching supplements for health economics textbooks, has prepared statistical software teaching materials for medical school students, and has developed and taught an online course.  She is a member of a team working on supplements to the first ever Economics of Human Rights textbook.   

Activities

  • Member, American Economic Association, Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession
  • Member, American Society of Health Economists

Classes Taught

  • 50-220-102: Microeconomics
  • 50-220-103: Macroeconomics
  • 50-220-308: Managerial Economics
  • 50-220-472: Economic Analysis of the Law