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Abma, Joyce C., Ph.D. (29)
Reproductive Statistics Branch, Division of Vital Statistics

Adams, Evangeline (4)
Health Communications Specialist, Office of Information Services

Akinbami, Lara, M.D. (2)
Medical Officer, Office of Analysis and Epidemiology

Altman, Barbara M., Ph.D. (48)
Disability Consultant

Anderson, Robert N., Ph.D. (26, 32)
Branch Chief, Mortality Statistics Branch, Division of Vital Statistics

Andrews, Kristine, Ph.D. (29)
Research Scientist, Child Trends

Arias, Elizabeth, Ph.D. (30)
Mortality Statistics Branch, Division of Vital Statistics

Asada, Yukiko, Ph.D. (41)
Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University

Avila, Rosa, M.S.P.H. (18, 20)
Division of Health Interview Statistics

 

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Baicker, Katherine, Ph.D. (40)
Professor of Health Economics, Harvard University
Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health

Barnes, Patricia, M.A. (8, 21)
Division of Health Interview Statistics

Barradas, Danielle T., Ph.D. (12)
Lieutenant, U.S. Public Health Service
Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer, Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Team,
Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC

Beatty, Paul, Ph.D. (49)
Chief, Ambulatory and Hospital Care Statistics Branch,
Division of Health Care Statistics

Berman, Lew (40)
Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys

Bernstein, Amy, Sc.D. (39)
Office of Analysis and Epidemiology

Bhuiya, Farida A., M.P.H. (3)
Division of Health Care Statistics

Bilgrad, Robert O. (23)
Statistician, Office of the Division Director, Division of Vital Statistics

Bilheimer, Linda T., Ph.D. (41)
Associate Director, Office of Analysis and Epidemiology

Bitler, Marianne, Ph.D. (42)
University of California, Irvine

Blakey, Carter (43)
Senior Public Health Advisor, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Department of Health and Human Services

Blewett, Lynn, Ph.D. (36)
State Health Access Data Assistance Center, University of Minnesota

Blumberg, Stephen, Ph.D. (18, 51)
Lead Statistician, Division of Health Interview Statistics

Bramlett, Matthew, Ph.D. (18, 20)
Survey Statistician, Division of Health Interview Statistics

Brett, Kate, Ph.D. (2)
Office of Analysis and Epidemiology

Brody, Debra J., M.S. (14)
Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys

Brown, Clarice, M.S. (45)
Deputy Director, Division of Health Care Statistics

Buntin, Melinda B., Ph.D. (35)
Director, Office of Economic Analysis and Modeling, Office of
the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology,
Department of Health and Human Services

Burt, Vicki, Sc.M., R.N. (5)
Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys

Bustros, Jeanine (27, 33)
Director, Physical Health Measures Division, Statistics Canada

 

C

Cain, Virginia S., Ph.D. (30)
Office of the Center Director

Catlin, Gary, Ph.D. (27, 33)
Director General, Health, Justice and Special Surveys Branch,
Statistics Canada

Chandra, Anjani, Ph.D. (16)
Reproductive Statistics Branch, Division of Vital Statistics

Chamie, Mary J., Ph.D. (48)
Consultant, Population Associates, Inc.

Chen, Li Hui, Ph.D. (31)
Senior Service Fellow, Special Projects Branch, Office of Analysis and Epidemiology

Cherry, Donald K., M.S. (9)
Division of Health Care Statistics

Citro, Constance F., M.A., Ph.D. (Plenary II)
Director, Committee on National Statistics, The National Academies

Coates, Paul M., Ph.D. (25)
Director, Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health

Cohen, Robin, Ph.D. (36, 42)
Division of Health Interview Statistics

Connell, Christopher (39)
Independent Writer/Journalist

Cox, Christine S., M.S. (11)
Office of Research, Development, and Information, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Curtin, Lester R., Ph.D. (5)
Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys

Cunningham, Peter (36)
Center for Studying Health System Change

Cynamon, Marcie, M.A. (18, 52)
Branch Chief, Survey Planning and Special Surveys Branch,
Division of Health Interview Statistics

 

D

Dahlhamer, James, Ph.D. (49)
Division of Health Interview Statistics

Danielson, Melissa, M.S.P.H. (52)
National Center for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities

Decker, Frederic H., Ph.D. (1)
Long-term Care Statistics Branch, Division of Health Care Statistics

Decker, Sandra, Ph.D. (42)
Division of Health Care Statistics

Dietz, William, M.D., Ph.D. (47)
Director, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity Office, CDC

Dillon, Charles, M.D., Ph.D. (14)
Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys

Dorsey, Rashida, Ph.D., M.P.H. (15)
Data Policy Analyst, Office of Science and Data Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation,
Department of Health and Human Services

Dostal, Jennifer (14)
Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys

Dupree, Natalie, M.S. (5)
Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys

 

E

Eberhardt, Mark, Ph.D. (14)
Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys

Elliott, Marc, Ph.D. (41)
RAND Corporation

Elo, Irma, Ph.D. (32)
Sociology Department, University of Pennsylvania

 

F

Fahimi, Mansour, Ph.D. (17)
Vice President, Statistical Research Services, Marketing Systems Group

Farley, Reynolds, Ph.D. (30)
Research Professor Emeritus, Population Studies Center, and Professor Emeritus, Sociology, University of Michigan
Population Studies Center, University of Michigan

Francis, Charles K., M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.C. (45)
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Francis, Leslie, J.D., Ph.D. (50)
Distinguished Professor of Law and Philosophy, Alfred C. Emery
Professor of Law, S. J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah

Frieden, Thomas R., M.D., M.P.H. (Plenary I)
Director, CDC, and Administrator, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

 

G

Gentleman, Jane, Ph.D. (6, 27, 42)
Director, Division of Health Interview Statistics

Gindi, Renee, Ph.D. (21)
Division of Health Interview Statistics

Goldman, Joseph D., M.S. (10)
Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Gonzalez, Joe Fred, Jr., M.S. (17, 34, Plenary I)
Office of Research and Methodology

Graven, Peter (36)
State Health Access Data Assistance Center, University of Minnesota

Greenberg, Marjorie S., M.A. (50)
Chief, Classifications and Public Health Data Standards

Groves, Robert M. (Plenary II)
Director, U.S. Census Bureau

Gu, Quiping, M.D., Ph.D. (14)
Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys

Gurley, Leda G., M.S.M., M.P.H. (43)
Office of Analysis and Epidemiology

 

H

Hamilton, Brady E., Ph.D. (12)
Reproductive Statistics Branch, Division of Vital Statistics

Harris, Karen, M.P.H. (52)
National Opinion Research Center

Harris, Yael, Ph.D., M.H.S. (35)
Director, Office of Health IT and Quality, Health Resources and Services Administration,
Department of Health and Human Services

Harris-Kojetin, Lauren, Ph.D. (28)
Chief, Long-term Care Statistics, Division of Health Care Statistics

Hassink, Sandra, M.D., F.A.A.P. (47)
Director, Nemours Obesity Initiative
Department of Pediatrics, A. I. Dupont Hospital for Children

Hedegaard, Holly, M.D., M.S.P.H. (31)
Emergency Medical and Trauma Services Data Program
Manager, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Himes, Christine L., Ph.D. (32)
Center for Policy Research, Syracuse University

Hing, Esther, M.P.H. (35)
Survey Statistician, Division of Health Care Statistics

Hornbrook, Mark C., Ph.D. (35)
Chief Scientist, Center for Health Research Northwest, Kaiser Permanente Northwest

Hough, John, Dr.P.H. (22)
Statistician, Classifications and Public Health Data Standards

Howell, Embry (42)
The Urban Institute

Hsiao, Chun-Ju, Ph.D., M.H.S. (3, 35)
Health Scientist, Division of Health Care Statistics

Hummer, Robert, Ph.D. (37)
Chair, Department of Sociology, Population Research Center,
University of Texas

 

J

Jackson, Debbie M., M.A. (50)
Senior Program Analyst, Classifications and Public Health Data Standards

Jamison, Missy, M.P.H. (22)
Classifications and Public Health Data Standards

Johnson, Clifford L., M.S.P.H. (25, 27, 33)
Director, Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys

Jonas, Bruce S., Ph.D. (53)
Health Statistician, Health Promotion Statistics Branch, Office of Analysis and Epidemiology

Jones, Jo, Ph.D. (16, 29)
Division of Vital Statistics

 

K

Katz, Ruth, M.A. (28)
Deputy to the Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Disability,
Aging, and Long-term Care Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation,
Department of Health and Human Services

Katzoff , Myron J. (26)
Math Statistician (Biomedical), Office of Research and Methodology

Keer, David (48)
Program Specialist; Co-chair, Interagency Subcommittee on
Disability Statistics, U.S. Department of Education,
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

Kellerman, Arthur L., M.D., M.P.H. (54)
Senior Principal Researcher, Paul O’Neill–Alcoa Chair in Policy
Analysis, RAND Corporation

Khan, Diba (26)
Mathematical Statistician (Biomedical), Office of Research and Methodology

Khan, Hetty, M.S.N., M.G.A., R.N. (38)
Classifications and Public Health Data Standards

Khare, Meena, M.S. (17, 34)
Office of Research and Methodology

Klein, Richard J., M.P.H. (41, 43)
Chief, Health Promotion Statistics Branch, Office of Analysis and Epidemiology

Kogan, Michael, Ph.D. (52)
Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Department of Health and Human Services

Koppaka, Ram, M.D., Ph.D. (38)
Captain, U.S. Public Health Service
Senior Advisor, Epidemiology and Analysis Program Office (Proposed), CDC

 

L

LaComb, Randy, M.S. (10)
Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

LeClere, Felicia, Ph.D. (37)
University of Michigan

Lewis, Taylor, M.S. (34)
Office of Research and Methodology

Lichtman, Judith H., Ph.D., M.P.H. (45)
Associate Professor, Division of Chronic Disease Epidemiology,
Yale School of Public Health

Lochner, Kimberly A., Sc.D. (11)
Epidemiologist, Office of Analysis and Epidemiology

Long, Sharon K., Ph.D. (36)
Senior Fellow, Health Policy Center, The Urban Institute

Lucas, Jacqueline, M.P.H. (6, 36, 37, 46, 51)
Health Statistician, Data Analysis and Quality Assurance Branch, Division of Health Interview Statistics

Luke, Barbara, Sc.D., M.P.H. (12)
Professor, College of Human Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology and
Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University

Luke, Julian (20)
Senior Computer Scientist, Division of Health Interview Statistics

 

M

MacDorman, Marian, Ph.D. (44)
Reproductive Statistics Branch, Division of Vital Statistics

Madans, Jennifer H., Ph.D. (27, 48, 49, Plenary III)
Associate Director for Science, Office of the Center Director

Makuc, Diane, Dr.P.H. (39)
Office of Analysis and Epidemiology

Martin, Joyce A., M.P.H. (12, 49)
Reproductive Statistics Branch, Division of Vital Statistics

Martinez, Gladys M., Ph.D. (16, 29)
Reproductive Statistics Branch, Division of Vital Statistics

Martinez, Michael, M.P.H., M.H.S.A. (8)
Division of Health Interview Statistics

Mathews, T. J., M.S. (19)
Division of Vital Statistics

McCaig, Linda, M.P.H. (54)
Health Scientist, Division of Health Care Statistics

McFarlane, Anne, M.S.C., M.A. (44)
Canadian Institute for Health Information

McNeill, Tabatha, M.P.H. (24)
Research Data Center

Merikangas, Kathleen R., Ph.D. (53)
Senior Investigator, Intramural Research Program, National
Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health

Merritt, Robert, M.S.P.H. (45)
Chief and Supervisory Health Scientist, Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch,
Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, CDC

Meyer, Peter S., M.A., M.P.H. (24)
Director, Research Data Center

Miller, Kristen, Ph.D. (49)
Questionnaire Data Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Methodology

Miniño, Arialdi M., M.P.H. (23, 26, 32)
Statistician, Mortality Statistics Branch, Division of Vital Statistics

Mirel, Lisa, M.S. (14)
Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys

Moore, Kristen A., Ph.D. (52)
Child Trends

Mor, Vincent, Ph.D., M.E.D. (28)
Professor, Community Health, Department of Community Health, Brown University

Moriarity, Christopher, Ph.D. (6, 8, 21, 46)
Mathematical Statistician, Division of Health Interview Statistics

Mosher, Bill, Ph.D. (16)
Reproductive Statistics Branch, Division of Vital Statistics

Moshfegh, Alanna J., M.S., R.D. (10)
Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Mumford, Elizabeth, Ph.D. (52)
National Opinion Research Center

 

N

Nangle, Barry, Ph.D. (26)
Utah Center for Health Data

Nickerson, Cynthia, Ph.D. (51)
Economist, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Nieto, Javier, M.P.H., M.D., Ph.D. (40)
Chair, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin

Notzon, Sam, Ph.D. (44)
International Statistics Branch

 

O

O’Connor, Kathleen, M.P.H. (18, 20, 53)
Survey Statistician, Survey Planning and Special Surveys Branch, Division of Health Interview Statistics

Ogden, Cynthia L., Ph.D., M.R.P. (47)
Epidemiologist, Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys

O’Rourke, JoAnn McFarland, M.S.W. (15)
Director and Principal Investigator, Substance Abuse and
Mental Health Data Archive, Interuniversity Consortium for
Political and Social Research, Institute for Social Research,
University of Michigan

Osterman, Michelle J.K., M.H.S. (12)
Reproductive Statistics Branch, Division of Vital Statistics

Owings, Maria F., Ph.D. (7)
Division of Health Care Statistics

 

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Pamuk, Elsie, Ph.D. (41)
Office of the Center Director and Office of Analysis and Epidemiology

Parsons, Van, Ph.D. (17)
Office of Research and Methodology

Patzer, Shaleah, M.P.H. (7)
Division of Health Care Statistics

Paxman, Dalton G., Ph.D. (43)
Regional Health Advisor, Region III, Department of Health and Human Services

Pfeiffer, Christine M., Ph.D. (25)
Branch Chief, Nutritional Biomarkers Branch, Division of
Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health

Pickett, Donnamaria, R.H.I.A., M.P.H. (22)
Medical Systems Administrator, Classifications and Public Health Data Standards

Pines, Jesse M., M.D., M.B.A., M.S.C.E. (54)
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy,
Center for Health Care Quality, Department of Health Policy,
School of Public Health and Health Services, The George
Washington University

Pitts, Stephen R., M.D., M.P.H. (54)
Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University

Pleis, John, M.S. (8, 21, 46)
Division of Health Interview Statistics

Porter, Kathryn, M.D., M.S. (40)
Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys

Powell-Griner, Eve, Ph.D. (51)
NCHS Confidentiality Officer, Office of Planning, Budget, and
Legislation, Office of the Center Director

 

Q

Quintana, Anthony (4)
Senior Health Communications Specialist, Office of Information Services

 

R

Raghunathan, Trivellore, Ph.D. (34, 46)
Chair, Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan
Professor, Department of Biostatistics
Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research

Reinhard, Susan, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N. (28)
Senior Vice President for Public Policy, AARP International

Robinson, Stephanie, M.P.H. (24)
Research Data Center

Rogers, Richard, Ph.D. (32)
University of Colorado Institute of Behavioral Science, Population Center

Rose, Deborah, Ph.D. (24)
Research Data Center

Rothwell, Charles J., M.S., M.B.A. (38)
Director, Division of Vital Statistics

Russell, Rebecca, M.S.P.H. (44)
March of Dimes

 

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Sanchez, Eduardo, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.F.P. (47)
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas

Santelli, John, M.D., M.P.H. (29)
Harriet and Robert H. Heilbrunn Professor
Chair, Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family
Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

Schappert, Susan M., M.A. (13)
Division of Health Care Statistics

Schenker, Nathaniel, Ph.D. (34)
Office of Research and Methodology

Schober, Susan, Ph.D. (5)
Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys

Schoenborn, Charlotte, M.P.H. (6, 37)
Health Statistician, Division of Health Interview Statistics

Schwartz, Steven, Ph.D. (38)
Registrar, Bureau of Vital Statistics
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Seastrom, Marilyn, Ed.D. (51)
Chief Statistician and Program Director, Statistical Standards
Program-ODC, National Center for Education Statistics

Sengupta, Manisha, Ph.D. (28)
Division of Health Care Statistics

Shimizu, Iris, Ph.D. (17)
Office of Research and Methodology

Shinogle, Judith A., Ph.D. (39)
Senior Research Scientist, Maryland Institute for Policy Analysis
and Research, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Simile, Catherine, Ph.D. (6, 27)
U.S. Project Officer, Joint Canada/U.S. Survey of Health, and
Survey Statistician, Division of Health Interview Statistics

Sisk, Jane E., Ph.D. (35)
Director, Division of Health Care Statistics

Sondik, Edward J., Ph.D. (27, Plenary I)
Director, NCHS

Sonnenfeld, Nancy, Ph.D. (54)
Associate Director for Science, Division of Health Care Statistics

Sorlie, Paul D., Ph.D. (45)
Chief, Epidemiology Branch, Division of Prevention and
Population Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Spar, Edward J. (Plenary II)
Executive Director, Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics

Stallard, Eric (32)
Duke Center for Population Health and Aging

Steiner, Claudia A., M.D., M.P.H. (31)
Senior Research Physician, Center for Delivery, Organization,
and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project,
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Steinwachs, Donald, Ph.D. (50)
Professor and Interim Director, Johns Hopkins Institute for Policy Studies
Director, Health Services Research and Development Center
Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg
School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University

Stern, Seymour D. (31)
State-based Systems Team Leader, State Data Reporting
Systems Division, Office of Data Acquisitions, National Center
for Statistics and Analysis, National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation

Stewart-Prather, Tammy, M.A. (15)
Branch Chief, Information Dissemination Staff, Office of Information Services

Stommel, Manfred, Ph.D. (37)
Michigan State University College of Nursing

Stone, Robyn, Dr.P.H. (28)
Executive Director, Institute for the Future of Aging Services

Suellentrop, Katherine, M.P.H. (29)
Assistant Director of Research, National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy

Sutton, Paul D., Ph.D. (19)
Division of Vital Statistics

 

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Taylor, Christine L., Ph.D. (25)
Scholar, Institute of Medicine, The National Academies

Thorpe, Lorna, Ph.D. (40)
Associate Professor, City University of New York School of Public Health at Hunter College

Trasatti, Rose (26)
National Association for Public Health Statistics and Information Systems

Tuteja, Ritu, M.P.H. (43)
Epidemiologist, Health Promotion Statistics Branch, Office of Analysis and Epidemiology

 

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Ventura, Stephanie J., M.A. (29)
Branch Chief, Reproductive Statistics Branch, Division of Vital Statistics

 

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Warner, Margaret, Ph.D. (31)
Statistician (Health), Special Projects Branch, Office of Analysis and Epidemiology

Wallman, Katherine K. (Plenary II)
Chief Statistician, U.S. Office of Management and Budget

Watts IV, John E., Pharm.D. (13)
Division of Health Care Statistics

Weeks, Julie D., Ph.D. (27, 33, 48)
Branch Chief, Aging and Chronic Disease Statistics Branch,
Office of Analysis and Epidemiology

Williams, David R., Ph.D. (30)
Florence Sprague Norman and Laura Smart Norman Professor
of Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health
Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard University

Willson, Stephanie, Ph.D. (49)
Questionnaire Data Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Methodology

Wolfson, Michael C., Ph.D. (33, Plenary III)
Canada Research Chair, Population Health Modeling/
Populomics, Faculty of Medicine and Institute of Population
Health, University of Ottawa

Wong, Shale, M.D., M.S.P.H. (47)
Office of First Lady Michelle Obama

 

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Yick, Alana (4)
Health Communications Specialist, Office of Information Services

 

Z

Zarate, Alvan O., Ph.D. (51)
Scientific Data Analyst, Office of Planning, Budget, and
Legislation, Office of the Center Director

Zaslavsky, Alan M., Ph.D. (46)
Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School

Zhang, Cindy, M.D., M.P.H. (14)
Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys

 

 

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