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  Ninth Conference on
  Health Survey Research Methods

  March 2007

• CALL FOR PAPERS [now closed]

The Ninth Conference on Health Survey Research Methods (CHSRM) will continue the series that began in 1975 to discuss new, innovative survey research methods that improve the quality of health survey data. The CHSRM will bring together researchers from various disciplines who are at the forefront of survey methods research, who are responsible for major health surveys, and who use survey data to develop health policy. The topics expected to be covered include the following:

TOPIC 1. The Relationship Between Survey Participants & Survey Researchers
TOPIC 2. Challenges of Collecting Survey-Based Biomarker & Genetic Data
TOPIC 3. Emergency Preparedness & Surveillance
TOPIC 4. Tradeoffs in Health Survey Design
TOPIC 5. Measurement Error & Health Disparities

The CHSRM Proceedings will be published. Proceedings from the last three conferences are at (scroll down to Health Survey Research Methods).


Attendance will be limited to approximately 90 invited individuals who will present papers, chair sessions, discuss presentations and the state of knowledge in specific areas, and serve as rapporteurs. Final selection of papers will be made in mid-September.

The conference will be held in March 2007 (March 2–5, 23–26, or March 30–April 2), beginning on Friday evening and continuing through Monday morning. It will most likely be conducted at the Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center , Peachtree City (suburban Atlanta), Georgia. Lodging, meals, and most travel expenses will be covered for all invited participants who are not federal employees. All participants must be present for the entire conference. For further information, contact Diane O’Rourke at


Lu Ann Aday, University of Texas School of Public Health (Co-chair)


Marcie Cynamon, National Center for Health Statistics (Co-chair)

  Diane O'Rourke, University of Illinois (Conference Organizer)
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  Timothy Beebe Timothy P. Johnson
   Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

 University of Illinois at Chicago

  Stephen Blumberg Alice Kroliczak
   National Center for Health Statistics  Health Resources & Services Administration
  Anne Ciemnecki James Lepkowski
   Mathematica Policy Research  University of Michigan
  Steven Cohen John Loft
   Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality  RTI International
  James Colliver Robert Mills
   National Institute on Drug Abuse  Health Resources & Services Administration

William Davis

Judie Mopsik
   National Cancer Institute
 Abt Associates

Brad Edwards

Deborah Olster
   Westat  Office of Behavioral & Social Sciences Research, NIH

Trena Ezzati-Rice

Colm O'Muircheartaigh
   Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality  NORC, University of Chicago

Joseph Gfroerer

Dicy Painter
   Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration  Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

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