2011 Conferences and Meetings Presentations
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Interagency Committee on Disability Research, Interagency Subcommittee on Disability Statistics—Webinar—December 14
Todd Honeycutt and David Wittenburg: "Identifying Transition-Age Youth with Disabilities Using Existing Surveys"
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services QualityNet Conference—Learn. Act. Improve. Spread: Accelerating Large-Scale Improvement in Health Care Quality—Baltimore, MD—December 13
Jelena Zurovac, Arnold Chen, Sue Felt-Lisk, and Myles Maxfield: "Impacts of the 9th SOW QIO Program Care Transitions Theme on Condition-Specific Readmission Rates"
Cicely Thomas and Others: "Consumer Research About Conveying the Risks of Hospital Care to the Public"
National Training Institute—Connecting Science, Policy, and Practice—Washington, DC—December 9-11
Patricia Del Grosso: Building Partnerships: Lessons Learned from the Early Head Start for Family Child Care Project
Children's Bureau Combined Discretionary Grant Kick-Off Meeting—Washington, DC—December 6
Margaret Hargreaves: "Evaluating Collaborative Initiatives: Supporting EBHV Grantees Cross-Site Evaluation Methods and Findings"
Integrating Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) Conference—Philadelphia, PA—December 5-6
Dominick Esposito, Panelist: Scope of CER and Its Evolving Definition and Case Studies: Real-World Implementation and Benefit of CER
The Commonwealth Fund—The Innovation Center: Testing Reforms with Rigor and Speed—Webinar—November 30
Marsha Gold: "Identifying, Monitoring, and Assessing Promising Innovation: Using Evaluation to Support Rapid Cycle Change"
University of Notre Dame Center for Research on Educational Opportunity—Lecture—Notre Dame, IN—November 21
Brian Gill: "Achievement Effects of Charter School Management Organizations: Distinguishing High Performers from Low Performers"
Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America Preconference Workshop—Boston, MA—November 18
Samuel Simon, Panelist: Measures to Assess Patient Experiences Across Long-Term Care Transitions
Association of Health Care Journalists—Implementing Health Reform in the States—Atlanta, GA—November 15
Deborah Chollet, Speaker
Joint Meetings of the State and Territory CCDF Administrators and the Child Care Policy Research Consortium—The Intersection of Research and Practice: Meeting Child Care Goals in Challenging Times—Bethesda, MD—November 14-17
Patricia Del Grosso, Presenter: Meeting Parents' Needs and Supporting Children's Development: Cross-Systems Initiatives
Kimberly Boller, Facilitator: Quality Improvement Strategies and Innovations: What Do We Know from Research, and Where Are the Gaps?
Louisa Tarullo, Facilitator: Measuring Quality: New Findings on Thresholds and Implications
Diane Paulsell, Presenter: Quality Ratings and Improvement Systems Through the Implementation Science Lens
Kimberly Boller, Pia Caronongan, and Gretchen Kirby, Presenters: Findings from the QRIS Assessment Project
Lizabeth Malone, Presenter: Indicators of ECE Quality for Multiple Purposes
Kimberly Boller, Presenter: Analytic Approach to Studying the Implementation of ECE Programs and Systems
Association for Women in Science—Alexandria, VA—November 13-15
Clemencia Cosentino: "Transforming Institutions to Diversify STEM: Preliminary Findings from a Process Evaluation of NSF's Advance Program"
North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Meeting—Banff, Alberta, Canada—November 12-16
Deborah Peikes, Stacy Dale, Eric Lundquist, and Others: The Medical Home: Research Methods for Closing the Evidence Gap"
Center for Improving Research Evidence Webinar—Effectively Using QRIS Data and Research to Inform Program Design and Management: Sharing New Tools and State Experiences—November 10
Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management—Seeking Solutions to Complex Policy and Management Problems—Washington, DC—November 3-5
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Sanitation Models Results Framework Workshop—Nairobi, Kenya—November 2-4
Samia Amin, Panelist: Evaluation in Practice: TSSM in Indonesia and Lessons from TSSM: Group Work
University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability Annual Compendium of Disability Statistics and Annual Research-to-Policy Roundtable—Washington, DC—November 2
David Wittenburg, Speaker: Overview of Research Perspective
Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association—Values and Valuing in Evaluation—Anaheim, CA—November 1-6
American Public Health Association—Healthy Communities Promote Healthy Minds & Bodies—Washington, DC—October 29-November 2
Jelena Zurovac, Moderator: Consumer Empowerment Through the Use of Health IT
Jelena Zurovac, Martha Kovac, Karen Bogen, Stacy Dale, and Others: "Patient Perceptions of Electronic Health Records on the Patient-Provider Relationship: Good, Bad, or Indifferent?"
Silvie Colman, Brian Goesling, Chris Trenholm, and Others: "Developing and Conducting a Review of the Evidence on Programs to Reduce Teen Pregnancy, Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Associated Sexual Risk Behaviors"
Alan Hershey, Jean Knab, Chris Trenholm, Susan Zief, and Others: "Federal Evaluation Strategy for the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program"
Center for Studying Disability Policy Forum/Webinar—Speaking for Themselves: Including People with Disabilities in Survey Research—Washington, DC—October 27
Julita Milliner-Waddell, Karen CyBulski, Debra Wright, and Others, Speakers
American Heart Association Annual Tu Corazón Latino Summit—New York, New York—October 27
Ann Bagchi, Panelist: Cultural Competency and Health Literacy: Recommendations and Insights for the Spanish-Dominant Segment
National Health Policy Forum—Washington, DC—October 21
James Verdier: "Medicare-Medicaid Dual Eligibles: Characteristics, Care Needs, and Costs"
Center for State Innovation Policy Directors Annual Meeting—Washington, DC—October 13
Deborah Chollet: "How Will Insurance Markets Look?" (Video)
National Comparative Effectiveness Summit—Washington, DC—October 12-14
Eugene Rich: "The Role of Comparative Effectiveness Research in Provider Payment Reform"
Millennium Challenge Corporation—Washington, DC—October 11
Ira Nichols-Barrer, Lindsay Wood, Matt Sloan, and Anu Rangarajan: "Rwanda Threshold Program: Baseline Findings"
International Conference on Health Policy Statistics—Cleveland, OH—October 5-7
Frank Yoon: "Heterogeneity of the Impact of Mental Health Parity"
Center for Improving Research Evidence Forum/Webinar—GPRA Modernization: How Can Federal Agencies and States Deliver High Quality Data?—Washington, DC—October 5
Roberto Agodini, William Borden, and Others, Speakers/Panelists
American Dietetic Association Food and Nutrition Conference—San Diego, CA—September 24-27
Mary Kay Fox: Aligning Dietary Guidance: Updating the Meal Requirements for the Child and Adult Care Food Program
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research Forum/Webinar—A "Work First" Fix for a Failing Disability System—Washington, DC—September 22
David Wittenburg: "Reforming SSDI to Address the Declining Work and Welfare of People with Disabilities: Comment" PDF of Slides | Video
Advisory Committee on Head Start Research and Evaluation—Washington, DC—September 21-22
Louisa Tarullo: "Health and Developmental Status of Head Start Children: Data from FACES 2006"
Nikki Aikens: "Linguistic and Cultural Diversity of Head Start Children and Families: Data from FACES 2006"
Cheri Vogel: "Health and Developmental Status of Early Head Start Children: Baby FACES" and "Linguistic and Cultural Diversity of Early Head Start Children at Age 1: Baby FACES"
Center on Health Care Effectiveness Forum/Webinar—Can Shared Decision Making Improve Health Care Delivery and Control Costs?—Washington, DC—September 21
Margaret Gerteis, Nyna Williams, and Others, Speakers/Panelists
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality—Leading Through Innovation & Collaboration—Bethesda, MD—September 18-21
Deborah Peikes, Speaker: Patient-Centered Medical Homes; The Who, What, and How of Effective Evaluations and Mental Health Forum and Town Hall
National Association for Welfare Research and Statistics Annual Workshop—Connecting Across Programs and Systems: Doing More with Less—Vail, CO—September 12-14
Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange—U.S. Launch and Symposium for the World Report on Disability—Arlington, VA—September 12-13
David Stapleton, Discussant: Work and Employment
Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness—Building an Education Science: Improving Mathematics and Science Education for All Students—Washington, DC—September 8-10
Barbara Harris and Roberto Agodini: "Curriculum Matters: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial of Four Elementary School Math Curricula"
Brian Gill and Others: "Closing Schools in a Shrinking District: Does Student Performance Depend on Which Schools are Closed?"
Health Affairs Briefing—Confronting Costs—Washington, DC—September 8
Gina Livermore, Panelist
Workshop on Developing a Measure of Medical Care Economic Risk—Washington, DC—September 8
John Czajka: "Measuring Medical Care Economic Risk: An Assessment of Data Sources"
Annual Meeting of Care Continuum Alliance—Innovative Solutions for Wellness & Chronic Care—San Francisco, CA—September 7-9
Suzanne Felt-Lisk: "Exploring the Promise of Population Health Management Programs to Improve Health"
National Institutes of Health Nutrition Coordinating Committee Meeting—Washington, DC—September 1
Ronette Briefel: "The 2008 Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study (FITS) in the U.S.: Data to Inform Public Policy and Public Health Action to Improve Nutrition and Reduce Childhood Obesity"
Veterans Health Administration Mental Health Conference—Improving Veterans Mental Health Care for the 21st Century—Baltimore, MD—August 23-25
Angela Gerolamo, Grace Roemer, and Others: "Promising Practices in the Implementation of the Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program Handbook"
Amy Krilla, Nikkilyn Morrison, Kester St. Kitts, Jennifer McGovern, Angela Gerolamo, Grace Roemer, and Others: "VA Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (MH RRTP) Quality Reviews—Promising Practices"
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services National Medicaid/CHIP Quality Conference—Improving Care, Lowering Cost—Baltimore Inner Harbor, MD—August 23-24
Margo Rosenbach: "State Data Collection, Reporting, and Analytical Needs: CHIPRA National Technical Assistance Partners"
Henry Ireys: "CHIPRA Quality Demonstration National Evaluation"
Alliance for Health Reform—Managing Costs and Improving Care: Term-Based Care of the Chronically Ill—Washington, DC—August 11
Randall Brown, Panelist
National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media—Listening for Change—Atlanta, GA—August 9-11
Margaret Gerteis, and Others: "Conveying Information on Healthcare-Associated Infections to the Public: Findings from Consumer Research"
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation—Roundtable on Establishment Surveys—Washington, DC—August 9
David DesRoches: "Using a Multi-Mode Design on a Panel Study of New Businesses"
National Disability Institute Policy Forum—Innovative Legislative Strategies for Promoting Economic Advancement of Persons with Disabilities in the 112th Congress—Washington, DC—August 2
David Stapleton: "Stopping the Poverty Paradox: Addressing the 'Non-Work' Mentality of Social Security and Medicaid"
Joint Statistical Meetings—Statistics: An All-Encompassing Discipline—Miami Beach, FL—July 30-August 4
National Institute of Mental Health Conference on Mental Health Services Research—Improving Public Health in an Era of Change—Washington, DC—July 27-28
Jonathan Brown: "Mental Health Skills Training for Paraprofessional Medical Assistants in Pediatric Primary Care"
National Governor's Association Center for Best Practices Policy Forum—Evaluating Teacher Effectiveness—Providence, RI—July 18-19
Steven Glazerman: "Combining Multiple Measures of Teacher Performance"
Alliance for Health Reform—The Innovation Center: How Much Can It Improve Quality and Reduce Costs and How Quickly?—Washington, DC—July 18
Marsha Gold, Panelist
World Congress Leadership Summit on Medicaid—Medicaid Expansion and Care Delivery: Examining Best Practices from Individual States to Develop Cost-Driven Solutions—Falls Church, VA—July 13-15
Marsha Gold, Panelist: Identifying Key Issues, Challenges and Opportunities Emerging for 2012 and Beyond
James Verdier: “Improving Care for Dual Eligibles: Opportunities for Medicare Managed Care Plans”
“Extending Medicaid Coverage to Low-Income Childless Adults: Opportunities and Cautions for Managed Care Plans”
Interagency Committee on Disability Research State of the Science in Disability Research Conference—Meaningful Outcomes for Health, Wellness, and Quality of Life Through Disability Research and Knowledge Translation—Arlington, VA—July 13
Denise Whalen, Speaker: Data Sources: Measuring Community Living Outcomes, Participation, and Quality of Life
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Status Improvement Workshop—Monitoring Health Reform at the State Level: Health Status Improvement—Fairfax, VA—July 12
James Verdier, Speaker: Coverage and Health Improvement
Managed Long Term Care Implementation and Waiver Redesign Work Group—Albany, NY—July 8
James Verdier: "Managed Long Term Care: Options for New York and Examples from Other States"
Center on Health Care Effectiveness Forum/Webinar—Identifying Effective Health Care Services for Adults with Disabilities—Choosing Wisely: Why Study Designs and Outcome Measures Matter—Washington, DC—July 7
Jeff Ballou, Matt Kehn, Debra Lipson, Eugene Rich, and Others, Speakers/Panelists
Medicare Advantage Congress—Washington, DC—June 28
James Verdier: "Defining the Role of Special Needs Plans in 2011 and 2012"
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research—Teacher Pay Incentives: Lessons from North Carolina's Teacher Bonus Program—Washington, DC—June 28
Duncan Chaplin, Panelist (Video)
Minnesota Department of Health Provider Peer Grouping Reliability Workgroup—Minneapolis, MN—June 23
Eric Schone: "Outlier Adjustments and Reporting Thresholds"
Supporting Evidence-Based Home Visiting Grantees Meeting—Alexandria, VA—June 20-21
Kimberly Boller: Welcome and Introduction
Andrew Burwick: "Cross-Site Evaluation Update: Cost Analysis"
Cay Bradley and Others: Fidelity Findings Presentation and Discussion
Kimberly Boller and Others: "Publications Guidelines and Committee"
Kimberly Boller, Kirsten Barrett, and Others: Planning for Data Submission to the National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect (NDACAN)
Cheri Vogel and Russell Cole: "Child and Family Outcomes: The Systematic Review of Evidence Criteria"
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie)—MIND THE GAP: From Evidence to Policy Impact—Cuernavaca, Mexico—June 15-17
Lorenzo Moreno: "Aftershocks of Chile's Earthquake on an Ongoing, Large-Scale Experimental Evaluation"
Larissa Campuzano: "Impact Evaluation Design for the Production and Business Services Activity of the MCC-funded Productive Development Project in El Salvador"
National Medicaid Congress—Special Health Reform Implementation Edition—Washington, DC—June 13-15
David Stapleton: "The Affordable Care Act (ACA): What Are the Implications for the Employment of People with Disabilities?"
James Verdier, Chair and Presenter: Long-Term Care and Dual Eligibles Mini Summit: Welcome and Overview and "Long-Term Care and Dual Eligibles: Overview and Managed Care Opportunities"
AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting—Seattle, WA—June 11-14
Center for Studying Disability Policy Forum/Webinar—Federal Spending for People with Disabilities: Continuing Society's Commitment While Reducing the Deficit—Washington, DC—June 8
Gina Livermore, David Stapleton, and Others, Speakers
Advisory Committee on Head Start Research and Evaluation—Washington, DC—June 7-8
Louisa Tarullo: "Head Start Families' Engagement with Programs: Data from FACES"
ACF/OPRE Welfare Research & Evaluation Conference—Washington, DC—June 1-3
Health Economics Webinar—Health Care Delivery Evaluation and Demonstration Projects as Platforms for Economic Inquiry—May 25
Timothy Lake: "Lessons from the Field: Making Accountable Care Organizations Real"
Oklahoma Marriage Initiative and Oklahoma Department of Human Services Family Support Services Division Practice & Policy Lecture Series—Oklahoma's Building Strong Families Project—Oklahoma City, OK—May 19
Barbara Devaney, Speaker
American Association for Public Opinion Research Annual Conference—Public Perception & Societal Conflict—Phoenix, AZ—May 12-15
International Reading Association Conference—The Power of Literacy—Orlando, FL—May 8-11
Sakari Morvey and Others: "Making Connections Between Research and Practice in Reading Comprehension"
School of Public Policy, University of Maryland—Public Policy Research: The View from the Private Sector—College Park, MD—May 5
Paul Decker, Speaker
Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting—The Many Faces of Generalism: Building 21st Century Medicine Through Education, Research, Policy, and Practice—Phoenix, AZ—May 4-7
Eugene Rich: "Developing a Research Agenda in Geriatrics Clinical Care and Practice Reform"
Clinical and Translational Research and Education Meeting: ACRT/SCTS/AFMR Joint Annual Meeting—Washington, DC—April 27-29
Eugene Rich: Health Care Reform: The Necessity of Translational Science
Brookings Institute—Comparing Teacher Evaluation Systems—Washington, DC—April 26
Steven Glazerman, Panelist
Center for Studying Disability Policy Forum/Webinar—The Accelerated Benefits Demonstration and Evaluation Project: Impacts on Health and Employment at 12 Months—Washington, DC—April 21
David Wittenburg and Others, Speakers
State Health Access Reform Evaluation (SHARE)—Medicaid Eligibility Determination Under the ACA: Challenges for States—Webinar—April 14
John Czajka, Discussant [PDF of Slides]
Advisory Committee on Head Start Research and Evaluation—Arlington, VA—April 12-13
Louisa Tarullo: "Learning Environments in Head Start: National Data from FACES"
Yange Xue, Louisa Tarullo, and Others: "Dosage Effects in Early Care and Education: Evidence from Secondary Data Analysis"
Yange Xue and Others: "Testing for Threshold in Associations Between Child Care Quality and Child Outcomes"
Experimental Biology—Washington, DC—April 9-13
Ronette Briefel, Mary Kay Fox, Elizabeth Condon, and Others: "The 2008 Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study: Parents' Perceptions and Practices Related to Diet and Weight"
Ronette Briefel, Allison Hedley Dodd, Charlotte Cabili, and Others: "Improvements in Beverage Patterns by U.S. School-Age Children Could Save 10% of Daily Calories on Average" (Poster)
American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting—Inciting the Social Imagination: Education Research for the Public Good—New Orleans, LA—April 8-12
Health Survey Research Methods Conference—Peachtree City, GA—April 8-11
Anne Ciemnecki, Chair and Karen CyBulski, Rapporteur: Advances in Measuring Health Status and Health Behaviors
Karen Bogen, Rapporteur: Monitoring Health Care Reform
Center on Health Care Effectiveness Forum/Webinar—Evaluating the Comparative Effectiveness of Care Coordination for Disabled Populations—Washington, DC—April 5
Eugene Rich, Melanie Au, and Samuel Simon, Speakers
SAS Global Forum—Las Vegas, NV—April 4-7
Ronald Palanca: "You've Got Error"
National Research Council Planning Meeting—Developing a Future Research Agenda for English Language Learners (ELLs)—Washington, DC—April 4
Jerry West, Participant
Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting—Montréal, Quebec, Canada—March 31-April 2
Population Association of America Annual Meeting—Washington, DC—March 31-April 2
Heather Koball, Chair: Cohabitation
Heather Koball, Discussant: Immigration and Public Policy
Computing Alliance of Hispanic-Serving Institutions Annual Meeting—Unifying Efforts to Advance Hispanics—San Juan, PR—March 27-29
Clemencia Cosentino: "Efforts to Diversify the STEM Workforce"
ASCD Annual Conference—Bold Actions for Complex Challenges—San Francisco, CA—March 26-28
Michael Ponza: "Using the What Works Clearinghouse"
Annual Conference of the Association for Education Finance and Policy—Taking Stock in Race to the Top: Research to Inform the Next Generation of Education Reform—Seattle, WA—March 24-26
International Workshop on Comparative Survey Design and Implementation—City University London, UK—March 24-26
Matt Sloan: "Survey Response and Data Quality Issues in the Evaluation of the Rwanda Threshold Program"
National Lieutenant Governors Association Federal-State Relations Meeting—Washington, DC—March 23-25
James Verdier: "Managed Long-Term Care: Current and Emerging Options for Dual Eligibles"
Annual Federal Computer Assisted Survey Information Collection (CASIC) Meeting—Washington, DC—March 22-24
Linda Bandeh, Panelist: Using Technology to Improve Productivity, Increase Efficiency, and Lower Costs
Diane Herz, Panelist: Management Challenges in CAI Survey Organizations
Annalee Kelly and Jennifer McNulty: "Facing the Multimode Challenge Head On: Best Practices for Tracking and Linking Dynamically Changing Relationships"
David DesRoches: "Using Blaise IS to Reduce Survey Costs on a Panel Study of New Businesses"
Mark Brinkley and Kirsten Barrett: "We Survey Software: Choosing the Appropriate Product"
Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Policy Forum—Princeton, NJ—March 22
Steven Glazerman, Panelist: Education and Merit Pay: Evaluating Teachers and Teaching Effectiveness
Annual National Institutes of Health Conference—Science of Dissemination and Implementation: Policy and Practice—Bethesda, MD—March 21-22
Patricia Del Grosso: "Cross-Site Evaluation of the Supporting Evidence-Based Home Visiting Grantees: Early Efforts to Build Infrastructure" (poster presentation)
Midwest Economics Association Annual Meeting—St. Louis, MO—March 18-20
Albert Yung-Hsu Liu and Others: The Transmission of Women's Fertility, Human Capital, and Work Orientation Across Immigrant Generations
National Academy of Social Insurance Webinar—Designing a Health Insurance Exchange—March 8
Deborah Chollet, Co-Chair
American Housing Survey User Conference—Washington, DC—March 8
Denise Whalen and Gina Livermore: "The House Next Door: A Comparison of Residences by Disability Status Using New Measures in the American Housing Survey"
Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness—Building an Education Science: Investigating Mechanisms—Washington, DC—March 3-5
Center for Studying Disability Policy Forum/Webinar—SSA's Youth Transition Demonstration Projects: Delivering Employment-Focused Services and Waivers to Youth with Disabilities—Washington, DC—March 3
Thomas Fraker, Arif Mamun, and Others, Speakers
Institute of Medicine of the National Academies—Workshop on Early Childhood Care and Education Workforce—Washington, DC—February 28-March 1
Jerry West, Speaker: Learning from NCES and K-12 Data Systems
Learning Disabilities Association of America Annual International Conference—Jacksonville, FL—February 23-26
Joshua Furgeson: "Research and the Classroom: Making Connections for Students with Learning Disabilities"
The Urban Institute Event/Webinar—How Should the Safety Net Be Retooled to Work in Times of High Unemployment?—Washington, DC—February 23
David Stapleton: "It's Time to Develop Early Intervention Policy for Workers with Disabilities"
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation—Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness Review: Process and Results—Webinar—February 22
Diane Paulsell, Sarah Avellar, and Others, Panelists
National Summit on Quality in Home Visiting Programs—Connecting Research to Policy and Practice—Washington, DC—February 16-17
Kimberly Boller, Session Leader: Evidence-Based Home Visiting
Sarah Avellar, Speaker: Interpreting the Evidence Base for Home Visiting in Policy and Practice
National Health Policy Conference—Minicourse on Health Policy Tools and Techniques—Washington, DC—February 9
Deborah Chollet, Faculty: ACA's Impact on States: A Primer
Johns Hopkins Institute for Policy Studies—The Building Strong Families Evaluation—Seminar—Baltimore, MD—February 3
Sheena McConnell, Speaker
AARP Foundation—Drive to End Hunger—Washington, DC—January 26
Karen Cunnyngham: "State Trends in SNAP Eligibility and Participation Among Elderly Individuals"
The Business of Medicare Advantage Forum—Washington, DC—January 25-27
Marsha Gold: "Repeating History: Applying Lessons Learned from the Medicare+Choice Era to Thrive in the New MA Landscape"
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary's Advisory Committee on Head Start Research and Evaluation—Washington, DC—January 25
Louisa Tarullo: "The Children and Families of Head Start: National Data from FACES 2006"
Millennium Challenge Corporation Inaugural Impact Evaluation Conference—Washington, DC—January 21
Matt Sloan: "Rwanda Threshold Program Evaluation: Strengthening Civic Participation, RNP Inspectorate Services, and Media"
The Citizens Budget Commission and New York State Health Foundation—New York, NY—January 19
James Verdier, Discussant: No Easy Solution: Effective Medicaid Cost Control Must Focus on the Elderly and Disabled
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children & Families—Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Grantee Kickoff Meeting & Tribal Early Learning Communities Consortium—Washington, DC—January 18-20
Diane Paulsell: "Assessing the Need for Evidence-Based Home Visiting: Experiences of EBHV Grantees"
Debra Strong: "Organizational Readiness for Implementing Evidence-Based Home Visiting: What Can Tribes Learn from Non-Tribal Grantees?"
Brandon Coffee-Borden: "Recruitment, Retention, Training, Professional Development, and Supervision of Home Visiting Staff"
Washington Statistical Society—Washington, DC—January 12
Nick Beyler: "Estimating the Distribution of Usual Daily Energy Expenditure"
AARP National Policy Council Annual Policy Development Meeting—Washington, DC—January 11
Marsha Gold: "Accountable Care Organizations: Will They Deliver?"
American Economic Association Annual Meeting—Denver, CO—January 6-9
David Stapleton, Jody Schimmel, and Others: "How Common is Parking Among Social Security Disability Insurance Beneficiaries? Evaluation of the 1999 Increase in Substantial Gainful Activity on Earnings and Benefits"