South Central Objective Measurement Seminar

LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

December 7, 2000

15 participants discussed applications of fundamental measurement theory. The presenters were joined by Elizabeth Fontham, Head of the LSU Dept. of Public Health & Preventive Medicine; Don Mercante, one of its faculty members; Mary Pelias, Professor in the LSU Dept. of Genetics; Ramona Suttkus, an analyst with LSU Computer Services, and Carol Sue Walters of the LSU Dept of Pathology.

William P. Fisher, Jr., Ph.D.

Psychosocial Metrology: What, Why, How. William P. Fisher, Jr., LSUHSC Public Health & Preventive Medicine, New Orleans, LA

Survey and Test Response Computerization: Streamlining using SPSS Data Entry or PulseSurvey II with the Scantron Scanmark 2500 Optical Mark Reader. Louise Van Dessel, LSU HCSD

Applications of Fundamental Measurement Theory in Genetic Linkage Equilibrium Analysis. Nathan Markward, LSUHSC Genetics

General Processing Tree Models: Methods and Applications. George Karabatsos, LSUHSC Public Health & Preventive Medicine

Public Health Implications of Autopsies. Elizabeth Burton, LSU Pathology

Measuring Patient Satisfaction in the HCSD Hospitals, Clinics, and EDs Statewide. Diane Angelico, LSU Health Care Services Division

Envisioning New Wellness and Preventive Strategies at MCLNO. Stephanie Greiner, MCLNO, New Orleans, LA, with Jean Watts, Facilitative Leadership Training Institute, and Eline Maas

Medical Residents' Knowledge of and Attitudes Toward Obesity. Jason Block, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA

Assessing Health Status among Residents of the CJ Peete HANO Facility. Karen DeSalvo, Section of Internal Medicine, Dept of Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center

Effects of the Unit of Analysis in Hierarchical Linear Models on Relations Between Gonorrhea and Neighborhood Conditions. Richard Scribner, M.D., LSUHSC Public Health & Preventive Medicine

South Central Objective Measurement Seminar. Dec. 2000 … Rasch Measurement Transactions, 2000, 14:3 p.765

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