San Francisco, CA
November 18, 2009

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Webcast

The hearing has now ended. Video recordings of the morning and afternoon sessions are available via the links below:

Morning Session:
http://www.yorkmedia.com/stream/ssa/2009/11-18am.asx

Afternoon Session:
http://www.yorkmedia.com/stream/ssa/2009/11-18pm.asx

Each individual panel may also be viewed separately via the links below:

Opening Statements:
http://www.yorkmedia.com/stream/ssa/2009/11-18ses1.asx

Overview of Schizophrenia:
http://www.yorkmedia.com/stream/ssa/2009/11-18ses2.asx

Schizophrenia: Today and Tomorrow:
http://www.yorkmedia.com/stream/ssa/2009/11-18ses3.asx

Community and Social Functioning:
http://www.yorkmedia.com/stream/ssa/2009/11-18ses4.asx

Living with Mental Illness:
http://www.yorkmedia.com/stream/ssa/2009/11-18ses5.asx

To view a webcast, you may need to obtain Windows Media Player.
9:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Opening Statements
  • Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security Administration
  • Philip Wang, M.D., Dr. P.H., National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • David A. Rust, Deputy Commissioner for Retirement and Disability Policy, Social Security Administration
  • Peter Spencer, San Francisco Regional Commissioner, Social Security Administration
  • William J. King, Jr., San Francisco Acting Regional Chief Administrative Law Judge, Office of Disability Adjudication and Review, Social Security Administration
9:30 - 10:45 a.m.

Overview of Schizophrenia

  • Kenneth Duckworth, M.D., Medical Director, National Alliance on Mental Illness [testimony]
  • Stephen Marder, M.D., Director, VISN 22 Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center and Chief of Psychiatry Services, West Los Angeles VA Medical Center [testimony]
  • Michael Green, Ph.D., Professor-in-Residence in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA [testimony]
10:45 - 11:00 a.m.
Morning Break 
11:00 - 12:15 p.m.

Schizophrenia: Today and Tomorrow

  • Fred Frese, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine [testimony]
  • Carlos Pato, M.D., Chair and Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Southern California [testimony]
  • Cameron Carter, M.D., Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis [testimony]
12:15 – 1:45 p.m.
Lunch Break
2:00 – 3:15 p.m.
Community and Social Functioning
  • John Brekke, MSW, Ph.D., Frances G. Larson Profession of Social Work Research and Associate Dean of Research at University of Southern California School of Social Work [testimony pt.1, testimony pt.2]
  • Demian Rose, M.D., Ph.D., Medical Director, University of California San Francisco Prodrome Assessment Research and Treatment Program [testimony]
  • Thomas Neill, Manager of Client Health Services, CAAP/Department of Human Services [testimony]
  • Yvonne Perret, MA, MSW, LCSW-C, Executive Director, Advocacy and Training Center [testimony]
3:15 - 3:30 p.m.
Afternoon Break
3:30 - 4:45 p.m.

Living with Mental Illness

  • Rajesh Parekh, M.D., Director, San Francisco Fully-Integrated Recovery Services Team (SF FIRST)
    Department of Public Health, San Francisco [testimony]
  • Eileen Lemus, NAMI Member and Caregiver [testimony]
  • Noah King, NAMI member [testimony]
4:45 - 5:00 p.m. 
Closing Remarks

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