tion, and treatment of mental disorders; research career development; and assessment of disability and functioning.

Edward H. Yelin, Ph.D., is Professor of Medicine and Health Policy at the University of California, San Francisco, where he has primary academic appointments in the Department of Medicine and Institute for Health Policy Studies. He is also the Director of the Arthritis Research Group at UCSF. Dr. Yelin’s research interests concern the impact of managed care on persons with chronic conditions and disability and employment problems among persons with disabilities. He has over 110 publications in these areas, including Disability and the Displaced Worker (Rutgers University Press). Dr. Yelin is a member of the American Public Health Association and American College of Rheumatology. He has received many academic awards, including the Distinguished Scholar Award from the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals. He was recently elected to membership in the National Academy of Social Insurance.

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