FURINO, Antonio. American (born Italy). Genres: Economics, Education, Information science/Computers, Medicine/Health, Politics/Government, Social sciences. Career: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, professor of economics, 1985-, director of Center for Health Economics and Policy, 1987-, director of Regional Center for Health Workforce Studies, Innovation Creativity, Capital Institute, 2001-. University of Texas at Austin, senior research fellow, 1986-. Development through Applied Science, director. Publications: Grassroots Entrepreneurship in the Health Arena: Technology for Communities at the Crossroads, 2003. EDITOR: Cooperation and Competition in the Global Economy, 1988; Mental Health Policy for Older Americans, 1990; Health Policy and the Hispanic, 1992. Address: 16114 Robinwood Ln, San Antonio, TX 78248-1744, U.S.A.