8:30 a.m. to 8:35 a.m.

Call to Order
Overview of Today’s Agenda

Calvert, Salon C
Mary Barros-Bailey, Ph.D., Chair

8:35 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Project Director's Report
Sylvia E. Karman, Director
Office of Vocational Resources Development

9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

Ad Hoc Group Report
Deborah Lechner, Ad Hoc Chair

9:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.


10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Commissioner’s Remarks
Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner
Social Security Administration

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Collaboration to Improve the Disability Determination Process

Calvert—Salon C
Art Spencer, Associate Commissioner
Office of Disability Programs
Office of Retirement and Disability Policy

SSA-NIH-BU Collaboration to Improve the Disability Determination Process
Elizabeth K. Rasch, PT, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist and Chief, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Section
Rehabilitation Medicine Department, NIH Clinical Research Center

SSA-NIH-BU Collaboration to Improve the Disability Determination Process: Feasibility of Claimant- and Provider-Reported Computer Adaptive Tests (CAT)
Stephen M. Haley, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Health and Disability Research Institute
Professor, Dept. of Health Policy and Management
Boston University School of Public Health

Elizabeth E. Barfield, MPH
Pre-Doctoral Research Fellow
Health & Disability Research Institute

3:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.


3:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Panel Discussion
Mary Barros-Bailey, Ph.D., Chair

3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Public Comment
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

OIDAP Deliberation
Mary Barros-Bailey, Ph.D., Chair

Administrative Meeting
Mary Barros-Bailey, Ph.D., Chair

5:00 p.m.


Debra Tidwell-Peters, Designated Federal Officer



December 8, 2010
Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore
Baltimore, MD