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Project Title: Functional Assessment for Adults with Disabilities

PIN: HMD-HCS-17-03         

Major Unit:
Health and Medicine Division

Sub Unit:
Board on Health Care Services

Spicer, Carol

Subject/Focus Area:
Behavioral and Social Sciences; Health and Medicine

Functional Assessment for Adults with Disabilities
February 26, 2018 - February 27, 2018
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Tom Cartaxo
Phone: (202) 334-2186


9:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
Paul Volberding, Committee Chair

9:40 a.m. Functional Assessment of Physical Abilities Relevant to Work Requirements
Susan J. Isernhagen, PT, Co-Director, DSI Limited LLC

10:25 a.m. Break

10:40 a.m. Functional Assessment of Noncognitive Mental Abilities Relevant to Work Requirements
Howard H. Goldman, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine

11:25 a.m. Functional Assessment of Cognitive Mental Abilities Relevant to Work Requirements
Philip D. Harvey, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

12:10 p.m. Discussion

12:30 p.m. Break for Lunch

1:15 p.m. Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) and NIH Toolbox
Richard C. Gershon, Ph.D., Vice Chair for Research in Medical Social Sciences and Professor of Medical Social Sciences and Preventive Medicine-Health and Biomedical Informatics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

2:30 p.m. Break

2:40 p.m. Work Disability-Functional Assessment Battery (WD-FAB)
Leighton Chan, M.D., MPH, Chief, Rehabilitation Medicine Department, NIH Clinical Center

3:40 p.m. Discussion with Stakeholder Representatives
Marty Ford, J.D., Senior Executive Officer, Public Policy, The Arc
Kate Lang, J.D., Senior Staff Attorney, Justice in Aging
Kevin Liebkemann, J.D., Chief Section Counsel at Legal Services of New Jersey
Barbara Silverstone, J.D., Executive Director, National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR)

4:55 p.m. Closing Remarks
Paul Volberding, Committee Chair

5:00 p.m. Adjourn

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Paul A. Volberding (Chair)
Maria P. Aranda
Jack T. Dennerlein
Lisa Dixon
Allen W. Heinemann
Andrew J. Houtenville
Kurt L. Johnson
Barbara L. Kornblau
Philip Jordan Marion
Judith G. McKenzie
Juan I. Sanchez
Robert B. Wallace

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Conflict and bias discussion
Review of task objectives
Discussion of potential research needs
Discussion of draft report outline
Planning for Meeting 3

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
Social Security Administration form SSA-2506-BK (01-2017)

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: March 7, 2018