2010 Conferences and Meetings Presentations
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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality—Federal Collaborative on the Patient-Centered Medical Home—Rockville, MD—December 16
Lorenzo Moreno: "Minding (and Closing) the Gap: The Patient-Centered Medical Home and Electronic Health Record Meaningful Use"
Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission Meeting—Washington, DC—December 9-10
Marsha Gold: Building an Analytic Framework for Medicaid and CHIP Managed Care
Center on Health Care Effectiveness Forum/Webinar—Putting Evidence into Action: The Essential Component of Health Care Reform—Washington, DC—December 9
Eugene Rich, Dominick Esposito, Timothy Lake, and Others, Discussants
QRIS National Learning Network—Webinar—Piloting a Quality Rating Improvement System in Two Demonstration Communities in Washington State: Findings from the Seeds to Success Modified Field Test—December 3
Kimberly Boller, Patricia Del Grosso, and Others, Presenters
Center for Studying Disability Policy Forum/Webinar—Social Security Reform: The consequences of Shrinking the Safety Net for Older Workers with Disabilities—Washington, DC—December 2
Jody Schimmel and Others, Speakers
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Office of Adolescent Health, and Mathematica Policy Research—Webinar—Identifying Programs that Impact Teen Pregnancy, Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Associated Sexual Risk Behaviors—December 2
Christopher Trenholm, Brian Goesling, and Others, Presenters
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada—Provincial Workshop on Labour Market Agreements for Persons with Disabilities Evaluation—Ottawa, Ontario—November 30
Gina Livermore: "Lessons Learned from Evaluating Disability Programs in the United States"
Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting—New Orleans, LA—November 19-23
Samuel Simon, Debra Lipson, and Others: "The Money Follows the Person Rebalancing Demonstration: Findings from National and State Evaluations"
Samuel Simon and Carol Irvin: "Institutional Quality of Life Among Money Follows the Person Participants: Variation Across Populations"
Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association—San Antonio, TX—November 9-13
University of Pittsburgh, Center on Race and Social Problems, School of Social Work—Race, Class, and Student Achievement in KIPP Middle Schools—Pittsburgh, PA—November 9
Philip Gleason, Lecturer
American Public Health Association—Denver, CO—November 6-10
Boyd Gilman, Margaret Hargreaves, Melanie Au, and Others: "Strategies for Promoting Linkages to Care Among Newly-Diagnosed HIV-Positive Members of Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities Who Receive HIV Testing in Hospital Emergency and Public Health Department Settings"
Boyd Gilman, Gilbert Gimm, Henry Ireys, Noelle Denny-Brown, and Sarah Croake: "Impact of Early Intervention Programs for Persons with Potentially Disabling Conditions: Evidence from the National DMIE Evaluation"
David Wittenburg and Others: "Effects of Health Care Benefits for New Disability Insurance Beneficiaries"
Food and Nutrition Conference—Boston, MA—November 6-9
Mary Kay Fox: "School Meals: Building Blocks for Healthy Children"
Liz Condon: "Food Sources of MyPyramid Intakes Among School Children" (poster)
Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management—Boston, MA—November 4-6
National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference—Minneapolis, MN—November 3-6
Andrew Clarkwest, Jean Knab, and Heather Koball: "Measuring Cohabitation Among Low-Income, Expecting, and New Parents: Findings from the Building Strong Families Demonstration"
Robin Dion, Jean Knab, and Others: "Relationship Interaction and Decision-Making in Low-Income Couples"
Brookings Institution—Helping Fragile Families—Washington, DC—October 27
Robert Wood: "Strengthening Unmarried Parents' Relationships: The Early Impacts of Building Strong Families" Transcript | Webinar
Center for Studying Disability Policy Forum/Webinar—New Approaches to Ensuring Access to Benefits for Disenfranchised Populations—Washington, DC—October 21
Henry Ireys and Emily Sama Martin, Speakers
International Blaise Users Conference—Baltimore, MD—October 19-21
Leonard Hart, Scott Reid, and Erin Slyne: "Challenges of Developing and Supporting Multimode Survey Instruments"
Medicare Advantage Congress—Washington, DC—October 18-19
Marsha Gold: "Medicare Advantage in Today's MarketPlace and Evolving Health Reform"
Brown Center on Education Policy at Brookings—Rethinking the Federal Role in Education: Increasing the Effectiveness of Charter Schools—Washington, DC—October 18
Brian Gill, Panelist
ETS Addressing Achievement Gaps Symposium—Washington, DC—October 18
Robert Wood: "Building Strong Families: Early Impacts"
Políticas de Cuidado de la Primera Infanciaen Chile: Diseño, Implementación y Evaluación—Chile—October 15
Lorenzo Moreno: "Institutional Frameworks for the Evaluation of Public Policies" (Spanish Version)
Stanford University Center for Education Policy Analysis—Stanford, CA—October 14
Steven Glazerman: "Does Intensive Mentoring Improve Teaching? Results from a Randomized Experiment"
Obesity 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting—San Diego, CA—October 8-12
Ronette Briefel: "Improvements in Beverage Patterns By School-Age Children Could Save 10% of Daily Calories on Average"
National Academy for State Health Policy Conference—New Orleans, LA—October 4-6
James Verdier: "Integrating Care for Dual Eligibles: Capitated Managed Care Options"
American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference—Children's Health Climbing to New Heights—San Francisco, CA—October 2-5
Ronette Briefel, Panelist
National Association for Welfare Research and Statistics Annual Workshop—Los Angeles, CA—September 26-29
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Annual Conference—Bethesda, MD—September 26-29
Deborah Peikes, Speaker: Medical Homes: Refining the AHRQ Blueprint
Marsha Gold, Speaker: Assessing and Understanding the Impact of Research on Policymaking
Marsha Gold, Moderator: AHRQ's Value Portfolio: Data, Measures, Expertise, and Evidence for Health Care Policymakers
International Seminar on the Analysis of Public Policies—Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM), Campus Estado de México—Atizapán, Mexico—September 23-24
Lorenzo Moreno: "From Program Evaluation to Strategy Evaluation: Mexico and the United States" (Spanish Version)
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Briefing—Baltimore, MD—September 22
Randall Brown: "Demonstration and Evaluation Design for a Comprehensive Care Coordination Intervention"
National Employment and Disability Conference—In It to Win It—Arlington, VA—September 15-17
Thomas Fraker, Gina Livermore, and Others: "A Payroll Tax Incentive for Employers to Hire People with Disabilities"
David Stapleton, Gina Livermore, and Jody Schimmel: "A Dynamic Perspective on the Employment of Social Security Disability Beneficiaries"
Frank Martin: "Transitioning Youth: Occupational Outcomes After VR Closure"
American Society on Aging East Coast Conference on Aging—Philadelphia, PA—September 13-17
Randall Brown: "Promising Models of Care Coordination/Care Management for Beneficiaries with Chronic Illnesses"
The National Comparative Effectiveness Summit—Arlington, VA—September 13-14
Eugene Rich: "Initiatives Under Way to Develop Evidence of CER and Put It into Practice"
Center on Health Care Effectiveness Forum/Webinar—Politics and Policy of Comparative Effectiveness: Looking Back, Looking Ahead—Washington, DC—September 9. Click here for the webinar recording and presentations.
Health Affairs Briefing—Patient Safety, Medical Liability, and Emergency Department Use—Washington, DC—September 7
Eugene Rich: "Where Americans Get Acute Care: Increasingly, It's Not at Their Doctor's Office"
Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic—Dropout Prevention Practice Guide—Somerset, NJ—August 31
Mark Dynarski, Speaker
Early Childhood 2010—Innovation for the Next Generation—Washington, DC—August 3-4
Russell Cole: "Partnerships to Support Evidence Based Home Visitation (EBHV)"
Joint Statistical Meetings—Vancouver, BC, Canada—July 31-August 5
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children's Bureau—Webinar—Lessons Learned from Planning and Conduction Home Visiting Needs Assessments—July 29
Applied and Agricultural Economics Conference—Denver, CO—July 25
Philip Gleason: "Evaluation of School Nutrition Policy"
The Center for Improving Research Evidence—Webinar—Charter School Effectiveness: Putting It in Perspective—July 23
Institute of Medicine of the National Academies—WIC Research Agenda: A Workshop—Washington, DC—July 20-21
Barbara Devaney, Moderator and Nancy Cole, Speaker: Dietary Intake and Nutritional Status
World Congress Annual Leadership Summit on Medicare—Washington, DC—July 19-21
James Verdier: "Including Medicare-Medicaid Dual Eligibles in Managed Care: Current Status and Future Prospects"
Indiana Health Finance Commission—Indianapolis, IN—July 15
Carol Irvin: "Healthy Indiana Plan: The First Two Years"
Urban Institute Forum—The Future of Social Security: Solvency, Adequacy & Equity, and Work—Washington, DC—July 14
David Stapleton, Panelist: The Big Balance: Raising the Retirement Age While Protecting Those Who Cannot Work (Audio Recording)
The Aspen Institute Roundtable—Washington, DC—July 1
Steven Glazerman: The Last Mile: How Can Philanthropy Help Close the Evaluation Gap in Education?
National Healthy Marriage Resource Center—Webinar—From Research to Practice: Examining New Findings on Marriage and Relationship Education Programs—June 30
Robert Wood, Presenter Presentation | Video/Audio
National Academy of Sciences Committee on National Statistics Workshop—Facilitating Innovation in the Federal Statistical System—Washington, DC—June 29
Allen Schirm, Discussant
Annual Institute of Education Sciences Research Conference—National Harbor, MD—June 28-30
AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting—Boston, MA—June 26-29
ACF Head Start National Research Conference—Washington, DC—June 21-23
Council of Chief State School Officers National Conference on Student Assessment—Detroit, MI—June 20-23
Irma Perez-Johnson, Joshua Haimson, Samina Sattar, and Philip Gleason: "Using State Tests in Education Experiments: A Discussion of the Issues"
Russell Cole, Joshua Haimson, and Irma Perez-Johnson: "Conditional Reliability of State Achievement Assessments: Empirical Guidance for Future Research"
Bush Institute at Southern Methodist University—Dallas, TX—June 10
Mark Dynarski: "What Research Says About Engaging At-Risk Middle School Students"
Health Affairs Forum—Moving Forward on Health Reform—Washington, DC—June 8
Deborah Chollet, Speaker
National Medicaid Congress—Special National Health Reform Edition—Washington, DC—June 7-9
James Verdier, Chair: Managing Current and New Dual Eligibles and Presenter: "Dual Eligibles in Nursing Facilities and Other Long-Term Care Settings"
Institute of Medicine, Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention Policies for Young Children—Washington, DC—June 7-8
Ronette Briefel: "Early FITS Data Findings"
ACF/OPRE Welfare Research & Evaluation Conference—Washington, DC—June 2-4
Medical Home—Audioconference—May 26
Debbie Peikes: "Medical Home Evaluations: Why They Fail, How to Structure Them"
American Evaluation Association—Webinar—May 20
Neil Seftor: "Research Design Standards of the What Works Clearinghouse"
Center for Studying Disability Policy Forum/Webinar—A Dynamic Perspective on the Employment of Social Security Disability Beneficiaries—Washington, DC—May 19
Gina Livermore: "Longitudinal Employment Outcomes for Social Security Disability Beneficiaries with Work Goals and Expectations"
Jody Schimmel: "Ticket to Work Participants and Other Beneficiaries Leaving the Disability Rolls Because of Work"
David Stapleton: "Longitudinal Employment and Work Incentive Statistics for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Beneficiaries"
Workforce One—Webinar—Employer-Based Strategies for Helping Disadvantaged Job Seekers Obtain and Maintain Employment—May 18
Michelle Derr, Moderator
Medicaid Managed Care Congress—Baltimore, MD—May 17-19
James Verdier: "Extending Medicaid Coverage to Low-Income Childless Adults: Opportunities and Cautions for Managed Care Plans"
American Association for Public Opinion Research—Chicago, IL—May 13-16
American Evaluation Association—Webinar—May 13
Scott Cody: "Using the What Works Clearinghouse Website"
University of North Carolina FPG Child Development Institute—Chapel Hill, NC—May 5-7
John Love: "The Beginnings of School Readiness in Infant/Toddler Development: Influences, Consequences, and Implications for Infant/Toddler Care"
Canadian Evaluation Society—Victoria, Canada—May 2-5
Margaret Hargreaves: Evaluating Complex Systems Initiatives
National WIC Association Annual Education and Networking Conference—New Findings from the Nestle FITS 2008: Dietary Patterns of WIC Participants—Milwaukee, WI—May 2-5
Ronette Briefel, Presenter
American Educational Research Association—Denver, CO—April 30-May 4
National League of Cities—Audioconference—April 28
Jeanne Bellotti: Job Strategies for Disconnected Youth
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Agriculture Nutrition Summit—Changing the Food Environment, Making it Happen—Washington, DC—April 28
Mary Kay Fox, Speaker: Healthy Schools: Making Healthier Food Choices Easier for the Next Generation
International Reading Association Annual Convention—Chicago, IL—April 25-28
Scott Cody: "What Works: Response to Intervention Strategies for Reading in the Early Grades"
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Meeting and Exposition—Better Research, Better Schools: Connecting Quality Research to the Classroom—San Diego, CA—April 21-24
Mark Dynarski and Roberto Agodini, Speakers
Barbara Harris: "National Evaluation of Elementary School Math Curricula"
Population Association of America Annual Meeting—Dallas, TX—April 15-17
Andrew Clarkwest: "Her Value Orientations, His Value Orientations, and Marital Dissolution Risk"
Mai Hubbard: "Effects of Maternal Employment and Child Care on Children's Obesity Risk: Do Child Care Arrangements Matter?"
Heather Koball, Chair: Family Structure and Child Well-Being
Heather Koball, Discussant: Short- and Long-Term Consequences of Parental Absence or Death
Economic Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture—Incorporating Behavioral Economics into Federal Food and Nutrition Policy—Washington, DC—April 15-16
Mary Kay Fox, Panelist: Conducting School-Based Research: Getting Data, Access, and Cooperation (listen to webcast)
Center for Educator Compensation Reform—Webinar—Anticipating the Data Quality Challenges in TIF: Delivering Student-Teacher Linkages and Managing and Presenting Complex Data—April 15
Steven Glazerman and Allison McKie, Speakers
General Women's Union, New York University - Abu Dhabi, and Harvard University—Beyond Child Indicators: A Framework to Access and Evaluate the Quality of Early Childhood Services and Programs in Global Contexts—Abu Dhabi—April 13-15
Kimberly Boller, Speaker
Conference on Human Development—New York, NY—April 9-11
Lizabeth Malone, Presenter and Jerry West, Chair: A Developmental Perspective of Extracurricular Activities: Participation and Consequences from Preschool Through Middle School
Annual Urology Joint Advocacy Conference—Washington, DC—March 21-23
Eugene Rich: “Comparative Effectiveness Research and Physician Payment Reform”
Annual Conference of the American Education Finance Association—Richmond, VA—March 18-20
American Medical Association—The Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement—Washington, DC—March 18-19
Leslie Conwell: "Secondary Data Analysis Early in the Measure Development Process: Lessons from PCI"
Center for Studying Disability Policy Forum/Webinar—Staying Employed: Early Intervention for Adults with Potentially Disabling Conditions—
Washington, DC—March 18
Henry Ireys and Gilbert Gimm: "Demonstration to Maintain Independence and Employment (DMIE): Preliminary Findings from the National Evaluation"
Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau Annual Federal CASIC Workshops—Washington, DC—March 16-18
Linda Bandeh, Presenter: Recent Innovations at Participating Organizations
Mark Brinkley and Kirsten Barrett, Coordinators: Web-Based Surveys
Annette Luyegu: "The Web as a Medium for Collecting Test Score Data"
Debra Wright, Coordinator: Multimode Data Collection
Steven Lehrfeld: "Living 'Single' in a 'Multi' Data Collection World"
Holly Matulewicz: "Universal Accessibility in Web Survey Design: Practical Guidelines for Implementation"
Diane Herz: "Management Challenges in a CAI Environment"
Massachusetts Division of Health Care Finance and Policy—Boston, MA—March 16
Deborah Chollet: "Privately Insured Medical Claims Expenditures"
Deborah Chollet, Moderator: What is the Cost of Doing Nothing?
The Rhode Island Foundation—Making It Work: Health Reform in Rhode Island—Providence, RI—March 15
Deborah Chollet, Speaker
The Brookings Institute—Washington, DC—March 15
Steven Glazerman, Panelist: Creating 'America's Teacher Corps'
National Healthy Start Association Annual Conference—Washington, DC—March 14-17
So O'Neil, Julie Ingels, and Margo Rosenbach: "A Participatory Approach to Achieve Cultural and Linguistic Competence in Research and Evaluation: The Healthy Start Participant Survey"
National Association of Secondary School Principals—Phoenix, AZ—March 12-14
Mark Dynarski: "What Works: Dropout Prevention Strategies"
AcademyHealth Public Health Methods Webinar—Introduction to Case Studies—March 11
Beth Stevens, Speaker
Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies—Baltimore, MD—March 10-14
John Love and Cheri Vogel: "Impacts of Early Head Start: Overall and By Program Approach to Service Delivery"
Annual Children's Mental Health Research and Policy Conference—Tampa, FL—March 7-10
Jonathan Brown and Henry Ireys: "Family-Driven Youth-Guided Practices in Residential Treatment"
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development—San Antonio, TX—March 6-8
Mark Dynarski: “Connecting Education Research to Educators: Using the What Works Clearinghouse”
Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness Conference—Washington, DC—March 4-6
Peter Schochet, Chair: Issues in Randomized Controlled Trials
Russell Cole, Joshua Haimson, and Irma Perez-Johnson: "Assessing the Conditional Reliability of State Assessments"
Russell Cole, Chair: Technical Issues in Research Methods
Scott Cody, Chair: What Works Clearinghouse Practice Guides: Bringing Research to Practice
Mark Dynarski: "Dropout Prevention Practice Guide"
John Love: "Effects of Early Head Start Prior to Kindergarten Entry"
Social Determinants of Health: A Forum on the Relationship Between Marriage and Health Outcomes in African American Communities—Washington, DC—March 4
What Works Clearinghouse—Webinar—Reducing Behavior Problems in the Elementary School Classroom—March 3
The Program on Education Policy and Governance Education Policy Colloquia—Cambridge, MA—March 3
Brian Gill: "Beyond Test Scores: The Effects of Charter High Schools on Educational Attainment"
New Jersey Council of Economic Advisors—Princeton, NJ—March 2
James Verdier: "The New Jersey Medicaid Program: Some Comparisons to Other States"
National Medical Home Summit—Philadelphia, PA—February 28-March 2
Debbie Peikes: "The Business Case for Accurate Data on Quality and Savings in Medical Home Programs"
Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum at the University of Pennsylvania—Philadelphia, PA—February 26-27
Claudia Gentile: "Outcomes and Insights: A Study of Assessment and Subjectivity in Evaluating Teacher Research"
National Institutes of Health Evaluation Set-Aside Program Workshop—Bethesda, MD—February 25-26
Margaret Hargreaves: “Evaluating Complex Systems Initiatives”
National Academy of Social Insurance Annual Conference—Washington, DC—January 21-22
Deborah Chollet: Viewing Health Reform Through a State Government Lens
Center for Studying Disability Policy Forum/Webinar—Is a Makeover Needed for Federal Funding of Vocational Rehabilitation Services?
—Washington, DC—January 20
Todd Honeycutt, David Stapleton, and Bruce Schechter: "Closures Are the Tip of the Iceberg: Exploring Variation in Who Receives State Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Services"
The Brookings Institution—Big Issues in Day Care and Early Education—Washington, DC—January 19
John Love: "Getting the Most Out of Early Head Start: What Has Been Accomplished and What Needs to Be Done"