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Department of Psychiatry

Department of Psychology

David L. Braddock, PhD
      David L. Braddock, PhD

 

CU - Boulder Campus
Coleman Instit., Rm. Suite 200
Phone:  303-492-0639
Email:  Dr. Braddock

 

David L. Braddock, PhD

Coleman-Turner Chair/Professor; CU Senior Associate Vice President, Coleman Institute Executive Director


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS, PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS, AND HONORS

Positions and Employment:

Research Technician, Austin State School; Classroom Teacher, St. Louis State School & Hospital, 1968-71

Governmental Relations Intern, Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), Arlington, VA, 1971-72.

PI/Director, HEW Office of Child Development Funded National Head Start Training & Technical Assistance Project on Integrating Handicapped Children into Project Head Start, Council for Exceptional Children, Arlington, VA, 1973‑76.

PI/Director, HEW Rehabilitation Services Administration Grant to CEC via the University of Oregon Rehabilitation Research & Training Center, “Program for the Analysis of Deinstitutionalization Resources,” 1974-76.

Consultant, Secretary's Committee on Mental Retardation, U.S. Department of HEW, Washington, DC, 1972-1982.

Consultant, White House Conference on Handicapped Individuals, Administration on Developmental Disabilities, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC, 1977-78.

Program Policy Advisor to the Director of Developmental Disabilities Programs, Illinois Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities, 1979‑82.

Research Associate Professor, Institute for the Study of Developmental Disabilities, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1982‑1985.

Associate Professor (with tenure), Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1986-1990.

Professor, Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1991-2001.

Founding Director, Institute on Disability & Human Development (The Illinois University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Public Service (UCEDD)), at the University of Illinois at Chicago, 1988‑2001.

Professor/Founding Head, Department of Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1997-2001.

Associate Dean for Research, College of Health and Human Development Sciences, UIC, 1997-1998.

Coleman-Turner Chair in Cognitive Disability & Professor in Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 2001-present

Associate Vice President, CU System & Executive Director, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities, University of Colorado System, 2001-present.

Senior Associate Vice President & Executive Director, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities, University of Colorado System, 2013-present.

 

Honors:

Tenth Annual Distinguished Research Award, Association for Retarded Citizens of the United States, 1987.

Mary Switzer Research Fellowship, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, 1988-89.

Fellow, American Association on Mental Retardation, 1990.

Fellow, Delta Omega, National Honorary Society in Public Health, 1991.

President, American Association on Mental Retardation, 1993-94.

Career Research Award, American Association on Mental Retardation, 1998.

University Scholar Award, University of Illinois Office of the President, 1998-2001.

President’s Distinguished Speaker’s Program, University of Illinois, 2000.

Franklin Smith Award for Distinguished National Service to the Field of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, Association for Retarded Citizens of the U. S. (The Arc), 2000.

Board of Directors, Special Olympics International, 2002-2011, Executive Committee Member, 2007-2011, Chair of Research & Policy Committee, 2002-11.

Appointed Professor Emeritus, Department of Disability & Human Development, College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2006-present.

Lifetime Achievement Award, American Public Health Association, Disability Section, 2006.

Pool of Bethesda Award, 2010.

Leadership Award, American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2011.

Thomas Jefferson Award, University of Colorado Board of Regents, 2011.

President's Award for Lifetime Achievement in Disabilities, American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR), 2013.

 

Teaching Activities:

Recent Dissertation Committees

  • Doctoral Dissertation Committee Chair for S. Parish, University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, (Title: “Comparative Study of the Development of MR/DD Services in Two Midwestern States: 1970-1990”), 2002.
  • Doctoral Dissertation Committee for K. Hauser, University of Colorado at Boulder Psychology Department, (Title: “Cognitive and Emotional Influences on Event-Related Brain Potentials”), 2004-2005.
  • Doctoral Dissertation Committee for M. Rizzolo, University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, (Title: “Determinants of State Utilization of Nursing Facilities for Persons with Developmental Disabilities”), 2004-2005.
  • Doctoral Dissertation Committee for H. Layton, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Department of Psychology, (Title: Assessment of Aging Families Caring for Intellectually Disabled Persons”), 2009-2013.

 

Presentations at CU

Given 170 invited presentations since 2001 on developmental disabilities, technology, and related topics in 29 states and 5 foreign countries; over 500 total career presentations.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND PUBLICATIONS

Recent Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications:

Rimmer, D., Braddock, D., & Marks, B. (1995). Health characteristics and behaviors of adults with mental retardation residing in three living arrangements. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 16, 489-499.

Braddock, D. & Hemp, R. (1996). The impact of proposed Medicaid spending reductions on persons with developmental disabilities in the United States. Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 7(1), 1-32.

Rimmer, J. H., Braddock, D., & Pitetti, K. H. (1996). Research on physical activity and disability: an emerging national priority. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 28(8), 1366-1372.

Braddock, D. & Hemp, R. (1997). Toward family and community: A comparative study of mental retardation services in Massachusetts, New England, and the United States. Mental Retardation, 35(4), 241-256.

Rubin, S., Rimmer, J., Chicoine, B., Braddock, D. & McGuire, D. (1998). Overweight levels in persons with Down Syndrome. Mental Retardation, 36(3), 175-181.

Braddock, D. (1999). Aging and developmental disabilities: Demographic and policy issues affecting American families. Mental Retardation 37(2), 155-161.

Rimmer, J. H., Rubin, S. S., Braddock, D., & Hedman, G. (1999). Physical activity patterns of  African-American women with physical disabilities. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 31(4), 613-618.

Braddock, D., Hemp, R., Parish, S., Rizzolo, M. (2000). Growth in state commitments for community services: Significance of the Medicaid Home and Community Based Services Waiver. Mental Retardation 38(2), 186-189.

Braddock, D., Felce, D., Emerson, E. & Stancliffe, R.J. (2001). Living circumstances of children and adults with mental retardation or developmental disabilities in the United States, Canada, England and Wales, and Australia. Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 7, 115-121.

Braddock, D. (2002). Public financial support for disability at the dawn of the 21st Century. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 107(6), 478-489.

Braddock, D., Rizzolo, M.C., Thompson, M., & Bell, R. (2004). Emerging technologies and cognitive disability. Journal of Special Education Technology, 19(4), 49-56.

Braddock, D., Hemp, R., & Rizzolo, M.C. (2004). State of the states in developmental disabilities: 2004. Mental Retardation, 42(5), 356-370.

Rizzolo, M.C., Heller, T., & Braddock, D. (2005). Determinants of state utilization of public institutions for persons with intellectual disabilities in the U.S. International Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 2(1), 60-62.

Braddock, D. & Hemp, R. (2006). Growth of U.S. public spending for intellectual/developmental disabilities slowed down during 2002-04. Mental Retardation, 44(1), 77-80.

Braddock, D. (2007). Washington rises: Public financial support for intellectual disability in the United States, 1955-2004. Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 13, 169-177

Rizzolo, M.C., Hemp, R., Braddock, D., & Schindler, A. (2009). Family support services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities: Recent national trends. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 47(2), 152-155.

Braddock, D. (2009). Honoring Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s Legacy in Intellectual Disability, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities48(1), 63-72.

Braddock, D. (2010). Public spending for disability in the United States: 1997-2006. Opportunities for Community Development Finance in the Disability Market. Federal Reserve Bank of the United States Headquarters, Washington, D.C., February 4-5, 2010, 7-20.

Rizzolo, M.C., Friedman, C., Lulinski-Norris, A., & Braddock, D. (2013).  Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waivers: A nationwide study of the states.  Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 51(1), 1-21.

Braddock, D., Hemp, R., Rizzolo, M.C., Tanis, E.S., Haffer, L., Lulinski-Norris, A., & Wu, J. (2013). The State of the States in Developmental Disabilities 2013: The Great Recession and its Aftermath. Washington, D.C.: American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. 

  

Grants and Contracts since 2001(CU only):

1.  The State of the States in Developmental Disabilities Project: 2000-2003. Administration on Developmental Disabilities, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, ($600,000), 2001-2003.

2.  Supported Living Research Project. National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, U.S. Department of Education, subcontract via Syracuse University ($175,000 over five years), 2001-2004.

3.  Social Security and Mental Retardation Eligibility Determination. National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, Commissioned Paper ($2,000), 2001.

4.  Cognitive Disability and Technology, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, U.S. Department of Education, via the University of Kansas Lifespan Institute ($75,000 over 5 years), 2001-2005.

5.  National Study of Disability Finance. National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, U.S. Department of Education. ($450,000), 2003-2006

6.  Evaluation of Community Integrated Personal Assistance Services and Supports (C-PASS. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services subcontract via the Arizona Department of Economic Security ($165,561), 2003-  2006.

7.  Analysis of Trends in Family Support and Technology for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research subcontract via the University of Minnesota Rehabilitation Research & Training Center on Community Living ($375,000 over five years), 2003-2008.

8.  The State of the States in Developmental Disabilities Project: 2004-2007. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Developmental Disabilities ($900,000), 2004-2007.

9.  Comparative Analysis of Services and Supports for People with Developmental Disabilities in Illinois. Illinois Developmental Disabilities Planning Council ($40,000), 2007-2008.

10.  Public Spending for Disability in the United States: A Comparative Longitudinal Study.National Institute on   Disability and Rehabilitation Research U.S. Department of Education ($600,000), 2007-2010. 

11.  The State of the States in Developmental Disabilities Project: 2007-2012. Administration on Developmental Disabilities, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, ($1,500,000), 2007-2012.

12.  The State of States in Developmental Disabilities Project: 2012-2017. Administration on Developmental Disabilities, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, ($1,750,000), 2012-2017.

13.  Impact of the Great Recession and Its Aftermath on Public Spending & Services for Persons with Disabilities: A 50 State Study, FY 2009-13. National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, U.S. Department of Education ($600,000), 2012-2015.