2:10 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.
Remarks from the Veterans’ Disability Benefits Commission
William M. Matz, Jr., Major General, U.S. Army (Ret.)
Veterans’ Disability Benefits Commission
2:20 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Evidence Relevant to Compensation Awards for PTSD
Matthew Friedman, M.D., Ph.D.
National Center for PTSD
Department of Veterans Affairs
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Traumatic Exposure and Its Consequences
Terrance M. Keane, Ph.D.
VA Boston Healthcare System
4:40 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Follow-up questions from the committee, and questions and comments from the floor
Public meeting adjourns
July 6, 2006
Keck Center of the National Academies
500 5th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Chair’s opening statement and introductions
10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Issues and Barriers to Implementation of Best Practice Guidelines in Compensation and Pension Examinations for PTSD
Paul A. Arbisi, Ph.D., ABAP
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota
Associate Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota
Staff Psychologist, Minneapolis VA Medical Center