2012 Conferences and Meetings Presentations
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Center for Studying Disability Policy Forum/Webinar—SSA's Disability Programs: New Findings on the Dynamics of Employment and Health—Washington, DC—December 6
Yonatan Ben-Shalom, Craig Thornton, and Others, Speakers
Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University—Webinar—December 3
Ali Protik: "Moving High-Performing Teachers: Implementation of Transfer Incentives in Seven Districts"
Center for Naval Analyses—Promoting the Resilience of Military Children Through Effective Programs—Washington, DC—November 29-30
Cay Bradley: "Creating a System for Evaluating Education Programs"
Peter Schochet: "Quasi Experimental Designs"
Center on Health Care Effectiveness Forum/Webinar—New Evidence on Incentives for Electronic Health Records in Medicare—Washington, DC—November 29
Stacy Dale, Suzanne Felt-Lisk, Lorenzo Moreno, and Others, Speakers
Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research Annual Conference—Innovations in Measuring and Understanding Public Opinion—Chicago, IL—November 16-17
Lisbeth Goble, Nikkilyn Morrison, and Amanda Skaff: "Challenges in Administering Standardized Tests in Random Assignment Studies" (Poster)
Lindsay Wood, Kim Mook, Sean Harrington, and Amanda Skaff: "Capabilities and Considerations for Using Facebook in Survey Research"
University of Arkansas—Understanding the Effectiveness of KIPP: Factors Related to Impacts—Fayetteville, AR—November 16
Christina Clark Tuttle, Lecturer
Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting—Charting New Frontiers in Aging—San Diego, CA—November 14-18
Samuel Simon: "Care Needs of Money Follows the Person Participants"
AcademyHealth Webinar—Rapid Cycle Evaluation of Health System Innovation—November 14
Marsha Gold, Presenter
Rutgers University Industrial and Systems Engineering Seminar—Piscataway, NJ—November 13
Jay Crosson: Implementation and Use of Health Information Technologies in Primary Care Practice
Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management—Policy Analysis & Management in an Age of Scarcity: The Challenges of Assessing Effectiveness & Efficiency—Baltimore, MD—November 8-10
Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity Seminar—New Haven, CT—November 7
Ronette Briefel: "National Data to Inform Childhood Obesity Prevention Strategies: Beverage, Dietary, and Activity Practices at Home and School" Slides | Podcast
American Institute for Cancer Research Annual Conference on Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Cancer—Washington, DC—November 1-2
Nicholas Beyler: "Estimation and Prediction of MVPA in Adult Women Using NHANES PAQs: Results from a Comprehensive Regression Analysis" [Poster Presentation]
H2R International Conference on Methods for Surveying and Enumerating Hard-to-Reach Populations—New Orleans, LA—October 31-November 3
Rebecca Weiner, Joe Baker, Cleo Jacobs Johnson, Beverly Kelly, Shawn Marsh, and Shannon Monahan: "Coping with the Effects of Natural Disasters in a Longitudinal Study"
John Hall and Others: "A Design to Oversample Low-Income Households for a Study of Food Acquisition"
Jason Markesich, Anne Ciemnecki, and Karen CyBulski: "Nothing About Them Without Them: Strategies for Including Hard-to-Reach People with Disabilities in Survey Research"
Matt Sloan, Kirsten Barrett, Eric Grau, and Debra Wright: "Is In-Person Interviewing Necessary to Adequately Survey Persons with Disabilities?"
John Hall, Chair: Problems in Sampling Hard-to-Reach Populations
American Public Health Association Annual Meeting—Prevention and Wellness Across the Life Span—San Francisco, CA—October 27-31
Catherine McLaughlin, Chair: "Integrating Primary Care and Public Health: A Report from the Institute of Medicine"
Michaella Morzuch, Vanessa Oddo, Margaret Hargreaves, and Carol Irvin: "Addressing Autism Throughout the Lifespan: Promising State Strategies"
Victoria Peebles, Alex Bohl, Jessica Ross, and Carol Irvin: "Link Between the Level of Care Needs and Spending on Home- and Community-Based Services for Money Follows the Person Participants"
Alex Bohl and Others: "Impact of Stressful Life Events on Excessive Alcohol Consumption in the French Population: 15 Years of Findings from the GAZEL Cohort Study"
Jessica Ross, Samuel Simon, and Dean Miller: "Level of Care Needs Among Money Follows the Person Participants"
Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association—Evaluation in Complex Ecologies: Relationships, Responsibilities, Relevance—Minneapolis, MN—October 23-27
Center on Health Care Effectiveness Forum/Webinar—Paying Wisely: Using Incentive Reforms to Reduce Costs and Improve Patient Outcomes—October 23
Tim Lake, Eugene Rich, and Others, Speakers
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Family Assistance—The ABC's of Creating Summer Youth Programs and Partnerships—Webinar—October 17
Jeanne Bellotti, Presenter
Institute of Medicine of the National Academies—Washington, DC—October 14
Randall Brown: "Can Better Care Coordination for High-Need Beneficiaries Save Medicare: What's the Evidence?"
Princeton University—Researchers and Policymakers: Influencing Science Policy in America—Princeton, NJ—October 11
Kimberly Boller, Speaker
The Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research—Webinar—October 4
Jerry West: "Weighting and Variance Estimation in Early Care and Education Data: A Training and Q&A"
Center for Studying Disability Policy Forum/Webinar—Obstacles and Opportunities: The U.S. Economy, State VR Programs, and SSDI Beneficiaries—October 4
Gina Livermore, Todd Honeycutt, Frank Martin, and Others, Speakers
Frontiers in Education Conference—Soaring to New Heights in Engineering Education—Seattle, WA—October 3-6
Margaret Sullivan: "Understanding Engineering Transfer Students: Demographic Characteristics and Educational Outcomes"
CMIO Leadership Forum—Transforming Healthcare Through Evidence-Based Medicine—Chicago, IL—October 3-5
Gene Rich: "Accountable Care's Impact on Evidence-Based Medicine"
George Mason University Applied Developmental Psychology Colloquia Series—Washington, DC—October 3
Louisa Tarullo: "A Developmental Perspective on Policy Issues in Early Childhood"
Center for Health Care Strategies—Integrating Medicaid Physical and Behavioral Health Services: Lessons from Pennsylvania's Serious Mental Illness Innovations Project—Webinar—October 1
Jung Kim, Speaker: Evaluation Highlights
Senate Office of Education and Training—September 14
Frank Yoon: "Connecting the Dots: Statistics, Causality, and Policy" | Announcement
Datacenter Dynamics Converged—Washington, DC—September 12
Glenn Jones: "Letting Your Data Out of the Vault"
Alliance for Health Reform Briefing—The Alphabet Soup of Care Delivery Transformation—Washington, DC—September 10
Randall Brown, Speaker
Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness Fall Conference—Effective Partnerships: Linking Practice and Research—Washington, DC—September 6-8
Jill Constantine and Neil Seftor: Introduction to the What Works Clearinghouse (workshop)
Jean Knab and Cay Bradley: What Works Clearinghouse Certification (training session)
American Enterprise Institute—Getting America Back to Work: Can Training Programs Do the Job?—Washington, DC—September 7
Paul Decker, Panelist: Perspectives on Reform of Publicly Funded Job Training
Administration for Children & Families/Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation Methodological Advancement Meeting—Innovative Directions in Estimating Impact—Washington, DC—September 6-7
Sarah Avellar: "Core Analytics and the Context of Impact Estimation: Evaluating Evidence"
Philip Gleason: "Innovations in Identification Strategies: Discontinuity Designs"
Steven Glazerman: "Innovations in Identification Strategies—Integrated Answers: Best of Both Worlds—Hybrid Designs"
Peter Schochet: "Addressing Real World Issues with Identification and Inference: Problem of the Late Pretest"
Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference—Boston, MA—August 19-23
Cheryl Camillo and Others, Speakers: Improving Program Performance: Promising Practices Identified by CMS' Data Analytics Learning Collaborative
National Association for Welfare Research and Statistics and the National Association of State TANF Administrators Annual Workshop—Using Research to Improve Program Effectiveness—Baltimore, MD—August 19-22
National Eligibility Workers Annual Training Conference—Kickin It Up With NEW: PATHS—Nashville, TN—August 12-15
Cheryl Camillo, Panelist
The Alliance for Health Reform Briefing—Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports: Are More Caution and Oversight Needed?—Washington, DC—August 3
Debra Lipson: "Keeping Watch: Building State Capacity to Oversee Medicaid Managed Long Term Supports and Services"
Joint Statistical Meetings—Statistics, Growing to Serve a Data-Dependent Society—San Diego, CA—July 28-August 2
Mathematica Policy Research and the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Forum/Webinar—Allies, Adversaries, or Strange Bedfellows? The Relationship Between Research, Politics, and Policy—Washington, DC—July 18
Paul Decker and Others, Speakers/Panelists
Liberty Fund—Liberty, Public Policy, and the Blogosphere—Indianapolis, IN—June 28-30
Sloan Frost, Participant
Center for Studying Disability Policy Forum/Webinar—Coordinating Care and Services for Dual Eligibles: Bringing Medicare and Medicaid Together for People with High Needs and High Costs—Washington, DC—June 28
AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting—Orlando, FL—June 23-26
National Center for Postsecondary Research Conference—Strengthening Developmental Education: What Have We Learned, and What's Next?—New York, NY—June 21-22
Cecilia Speroni: "Results of Florida and California Dual Enrollment Studies"
Center for Improving Research Evidence Forum/Webinar—Measuring Performance of Teachers and Doctors: What's Doable and Is It Useful?—Washington, DC—June 20
Head Start Research Conference—Research on Young Children and Families: Effective Practices in an Age of Diversity and Change—Washington, DC—June 18-20
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Region 8 (Denver) State Medicaid Directors' Meeting—Webinar—June 12
James Verdier: "Care Management for Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees"
International Conference on Establishment Surveys—Montréal, Québec, Canada—June 11-14
Karen CyBulski: "How Stable are Responses Over Time?"
David DesRoches and Others, Short Course Instructor: Data Collection in Establishment Surveys
David DesRoches: "Creating a Longitudinal Panel of New Businesses Using Multiple Modes"
Donsig Jang, Organizer and Chair: Evaluation of Statistical Disclosure (SDC) Methods for Application of New Methods
Frank Potter, Chair: Coordination of Samples Selected from Overlapping Populations
Frank Potter, Chair: GREG Calibration and Nonresponse Adjustment
Frank Potter: "Characteristics of Respondents to a Longitudinal Survey of New Firms"
Sameena Salvucci: "Assessing the Validity of an Imputation Method Using Data from Comparable External Sources"
Amang Sukasih: "Implementing Multiple Techniques of Statistical Disclosure Control for Tabular Data"
American Society of Health Economists Biennial Conference—Optimizing Health and Health Care—Minneapolis, MN—June 10-13
Center on Health Care Effectiveness Forum/Webinar—Implementing the Patient-Centered Medical Home: Remaining Questions and Challenges—Washington, DC—June 7
Urban Institute—The Food Safety Net During the Great Recession: Growth, Gains, Gaps—Webinar—June 7 (Watch Video)
Carole Trippe: SNAP Participation
Health Affairs Briefing—The Care Span for the Elderly and Disabled—Washington, DC—June 5. Click here to view webcast.
Randall Brown: "Six Features of Medicare Coordinated Care Demonstration Programs that Cut Hospital Admission of High-Risk Patients"
Marsha Gold: "There is Little Experience and Limited Data to Support Policy Making on Integrated Care for Dual Eligibles"
Deborah Peikes: "How Changes in Washington University's Medicare Coordinated Care Demonstration Pilot Ultimately Achieved Savings"
ACF/OPRE Welfare Research & Evaluation Conference—Washington, DC—May 30-June 1
Atlantic Causal Inference Conference—Baltimore, MD—May 24-25
Frank Yoon: "Prognostic Score Adjustments in Multi-Stage Clinical Trials in Psychiatry"
NISH National Training and Achievement Conference—Indianapolis, IN—May 21-23
Deborah Chollet, Presenter: Healthcare Reform: How Might It Impact Your Organization
American Association for Public Opinion Research—Evaluating New Frontiers in Public Opinion and Social Research—Orlando, FL—May 17-20
Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology Working Group Meeting—Washington, DC—May 17
Nicholas Beyler: "Hot-Deck Imputation for Multiple-Response Items"
Center for Studying Disability Policy Forum/Webinar—The Future for Young Americans with Disabilities: Economic Success or Dependence?—Washington, DC—May 16
National Bureau of Economic Research Education Meeting—Cambridge, MA—May 11
Duncan Chaplin and Others: "Assessing the Rothstein Test: Does It Really Show Teacher Value-Added Models Are Biased?"
Academy for Healthcare Improvement Conference—Advancing the Methods for Healthcare Quality Improvement Research—Arlington, VA—May 7-8
Andrew Clarkwest: "Application of the Regression Discontinuity Design to the QIO 9th SOW and for Rigorous Evaluation of Quality Improvement Programs"
McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy Annual Conference—Disability and Work: Global Strategies for Equity—Montreal, Quebec—May 5
David Stapleton, Presenter: National and Regional Policy Approaches
Association of American Medical Colleges Annual Physician Workforce Research Conference—Washington, DC—May 3-4
Catherine DesRoches: "Comparing Services Provided to Medicare Beneficiaries by Nurse Practitioners and Primary Care Physicians"
Health Affairs Briefing—Trends in the Adoption of Health Information Technology—Washington, DC—April 25
Catherine DesRoches: "Small, Non-Teaching, and Rural Hospitals Continue to be Slow in Adopting Electronic Health Record Systems"
International Blaise Users Conference—London, UK—April 23-26
Leonard Hart: "The Challenges in Balancing Data Collection Innovations, Remaining Practical, and Being Cost-Effective" Paper | PowerPoint
Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics State of the Science Conference—Bethesda, MD—April 23
Comparative and International Education Society Annual Conference—San Juan, PR—April 22-27
Nancy Murray, Discussant: Impact Assessment in Education: Rigor and Reality
Larissa Campuzano: "Low Participation Rates in a RCT of a Scholarship Program in El Salvador"
Matt Sloan: "A Comparison of the Impacts of a Girls' Education Program in Burkina Faso and Niger"
Center on Health Care Effectiveness Forum/Webinar—A New Tool for Rapid-Cycle Comparative Effectiveness Research:
The Promise of Orthogonal Design—Washington, DC—April 18
Randy Brown, Jelena Zurovac, and Others, Speakers
Bayer Corporation Forum—Bridging the Gap: STEM Diversity and U.S. Higher Education—Recruiting, Retaining and Reinvigorating College STEM Programs—Washington, DC—April 18
Clemencia Cosentino de Cohen, Panelist
National Conference on Child Abuse & Neglect—Washington, DC—April 16-20
Cheri Vogel and Others: "Getting Inside the Black Box: Monitoring Fidelity and Quality in Evidence-Based Home Visiting Programs"
Diane Paulsell, Margaret Hargreaves, and Others: "Building Infrastructure to Support Evidence-Based Home Visiting Programs"
Kimberly Boller and Others: "Implementing with Fidelity: A Poster Symposium on the Supporting Evidence-Based Home Visiting to Prevent Child Maltreatment"
Kimberly Boller, Heather Zaveri, and Others: "Supporting Evidence-Based Home Visiting to Prevent Child Maltreatment: Cross-Site Evaluation Design and Early Findings"
American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting—Non Satis Scire: To Know Is Not Enough—Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada—April 13-17
National Transitional Jobs Network Conference—Restoring the Promise of Work: Subsidized Employment & Transitional Jobs—Baltimore, MD—April 12-13
Michelle Derr and Others: "Transitioning Youth to Employment and Education: Lessons Learned from DOL and HHS Collaboration"
National Academy of Social Insurance Forum—Why Are More People Claiming Disability Insurance and What Should Be Done About It?—Washington, DC—April 3
David Stapleton, Presenter
Eastern North American Region of the International Biometric Society Spring Meeting—Washington, DC—April 1-4
Frank Yoon and Others: "Analysis of Multiple Non-Commensurate Outcomes in Psychiatry"
Annual Federal Computer Assisted Survey Information Collection (CASIC) Meeting—Washington, DC—March 27-29
Ananth Koppikar, Panelist: The Use of Paradata to Improve Survey Quality: Organizational Approaches and Challenges
Linda Bandeh, Speaker: Recent Innovations
Melissa Duggar: "Windows SharePoint Services for Cross-Site Collaboration and Data Collection Management"
Diane Herz, Panelist: Management Challenges in CAI Survey Organizations
Steven Lehrfeld: "Integrated Sample Management"
Mark Brinkley and Kirsten Barrett, Coordinators: Web-Based Surveys
Glenn Jones: "Mobile Device Data Collection and Its Security Attack Surfaces"
International Workshop on Comparative Survey Design and Implementation—Washington, DC—March 22-24
Susan Sprachman: "Finding Your 'Ethnic Core': Why Translating Words Is Rarely Enough"
Interagency Committee on Disability Research, Interagency Subcommittee on Disability Statistics Meeting—March 21
Denise Hoffman and Gina Livermore: "ASPE Disability Data Initiative: Data Compendium"
Association for Education Finance and Policy Annual Conference—Education Finance, Policy and Practice: The Role of Evidence in a Dynamic World—Boston, MA—March 15-17
Quality Rating Improvement System (QRIS) Webinar—Validating Quality Rating and Improvement Systems—March 15
Kimberly Boller, Participant
Center for Studying Disability Policy Forum/Webinar—Causes of the Chasm: Factors That Impact Employment Among Persons with Disabilities—Washington, DC—March 15
Frank Martin and Others, Speakers
National Science Foundation STEP Grantees Meeting—Sustaining Excellence in STEM Undergraduate Education: Toward a Community of Practice—Arlington, VA—March 14-16
Clemencia Cosentino, Roundtable Facilitator: Recruiting and Retaining Women Students in STEM
Margaret Sullivan: "Preliminary Qualitative Findings and Plan for Modeling the Academic Outcomes of Transfer Students in Engineering"
Unemployment Insurance Integrity Summit—Arlington, VA—March 12-14
Andrew Clarkwest, Panelist: Get a Job
National Health Policy Forum—Targeting High Cost Medicare Beneficiaries—Washington, DC—March 9
Randall Brown, Speaker
Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness Spring Conference—Understanding Variation in Treatment Effects—Washington, DC—March 8-10
Center for Global Development Presents a Massachusetts Avenue Development Seminar—Teacher Performance Pay and Long-Term Learning in India—Washington, DC—February 29
Elias Walsh, Discussant
World Congress Annual Leadership Summit on Medicaid Managed Care—Developing Solutions to Reform-Driven Challenges, Implementing Best Practices to Improve Overall Performance in the New Era of Health Care—Washington, DC—February 28-March 1
James Verdier: "Integrating Care for Dual Eligibles: The Role of Medicare Special Needs Plans"
SAMHSA's Resource Center to Promote Acceptance, Dignity, and Social Inclusion Associated with Mental Health—Breaking the Poverty Cycle: Creating Social and Economic Opportunities—Webinar—February 28
Crystal Blyler, Presenter
National Medical Home Summit—Philadelphia, PA—February 27-29
Debbie Peikes, Moderator: Plenary Session on Transformation Issues and Lessons from the Field
National Summit on Quality in Home Visiting Programs—Washington, DC—February 15-16
Kimberly Boller, Presenter: Large Scale Program Evaluation: Knowledge to Improve Home Visiting Quality
Beacon Evidence Generation and Dissemination Workshop—Washington, DC—February 15
Catherine McLaughlin, Henry Ireys, and Others, Evaluation Faculty: Advancing Efforts Toward Publishable Results
American Youth Policy Forum—Dual Enrollment: A Strategy for Improving College Readiness and Success for All Students—February 10 (Video)
Cecilia Speroni, Presenter
Evidence-Based Home Visiting Peer Learning Network—Chapel Hill, NC—February 8
Andrew Burwick, Heather Zaveri, and Debra Strong: "Cross-Site Evaluation Cost Study: Introduction to the Implementing Agency Staff Time Use Survey"
University of Arkansas Department of Education Reform Lecture Series—Fayetteville, AR—February 3
Steven Glazerman, Speaker: Impact of Teacher Advancement Program on Student Achievement and Retention in Chicago
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality—Practice Facilitation Program for Primary Care Transformation—Webinar—February 2, click here for more information on Practice Facilitation.
Erin Fries Taylor and Others, Presenters
National Academy of Social Insurance Annual Policy Research Conference—Social Insurance in a Market Economy: Obstacles and Opportunities—Washington, DC—January 26-27
David Stapleton, Speaker: Increasing Rolls in Disability Insurance: Policy Perspective (Roundtable)
Medical Home Webinar—A Review of the Strength of Evidence re Patient-Centered Medical Home Effects—What Do We Know and What Do We Need to Know?—January 24
Debbie Peikes, Faculty
and Aparajita Zutshi
Center for Studying Disability Policy Forum/Webinar—The Transition to 21st-Century Disability Policy in an Era of Fiscal Austerity: A Road Map—Washington, DC—January 20
Bonnie O'Day, David Mann, David Stapleton, and Others, Speakers
Region III and IV State Child Care Administrators Meeting—Atlanta, GA—January 18
Kimberly Boller: "Measuring Success of Early Care and Education: State Experiences"
Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology Research Conference—Washington, DC—January 10-12
John Czajka and Others: "Getting More from Survey Income Measures: Empirically Based Recommendations for Improving Accuracy and Efficiency"
David DeRoches and Others: "Survey Data Collection Methods in Establishment Surveys"
Donsig Jang: "Survey Quality Indicator Measures"
Shinu Verghese and John Czajka: "Linking Medicaid Administrative Records Over Time and Space: Methods and Findings, 2005 to 2007"
American Economic Association Annual Meeting—Chicago, IL—January 5-8
Scott Cody, Discussant: Food Stamps: Participation and Food Insecurity
Yonatan Ben-Shalom and David Stapleton: "Cohort Trends in Employment and Use of Work Incentives for Participants in the Supplemental Security Income Program"
David Stapleton, Discussant: Disability Programs and Employment