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Appendix F: Biographical Sketches of Panel Members and Staff
Pages 257-262

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From page 257...
... His research interests include the practice, teaching, and study of health survey research methods, with particular emphasis on the joint roles of costs and statistical efficacy in survey design, sampling of elusive populations, and survey nonresponse.  He has served as sampling statistician or adviser on many of the major national surveys in the United States and has designed samples for several international health surveys, including ones in Egypt, Honduras, Indonesia, Jordan, Russia, and Somalia. He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association.
From page 258...
... Previously at RTI, he served as director of the survey methods program and director of the Center for Survey Methods and Research. His work in survey methodology and statistics includes developing methodologies for using computer audiorecorded interviewing, using latent class analysis as a survey error evaluation tool, and applying continuous quality improvement to the coding of industry and occupation question responses.
From page 259...
... is a senior program officer for the Committee on National Statistics. She previously served as study director for the project that resulted in Measuring What We Spend: Toward a New Consumer Expenditure Survey, and was a rapporteur for Research Opportunities Concerning the Causes and Consequences of Child Food Insecurity and Hunger: A Workshop Summary.
From page 260...
... Nora Cate Schaeffer is Sewell Bascom professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin– Madison, where she also serves as faculty director of the university's Survey Center, teaches courses in survey research methods, and conducts research on questionnaire design and interaction during survey interviews. She currently serves as member of the Advisory Board of the Public Opinion Quarterly of the American Association for Public Opinion Research and of the Board of Overseers of the General Social Survey.
From page 261...
... Johnson Memorial Award from the American Educational Research Association and is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association.

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