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Disability Concepts, Models, and Measures


Issues and Questions Involving Adults

Gale Whiteneck, Ph.D.

Director of Research

Craig Hospital


Issues and Questions Involving Children and Adolescents

Rune Simeonsson, Ph.D.

Professor of Education

University of North Carolina


Research on Environmental Factors

Julie Keysor, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Boston University Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences






Trends in Disability


Trends in Disability in Late Life

Vicki Freedman, Ph.D.

Professor of Health Systems and Policy

School of Public Health

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey


Trends in Disability in Midlife

Jay Bhattacharya, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research

Stanford University


Trends in Disability in Early Life

Ruth E.K. Stein, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics

Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Children’s Hospital at Montefiore



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