Disability Research Consortium
A cooperative agreement with the Social Security Administration
DRC/CSDP Staff Leadership

Our DRC team of Mathematica researchers and partner experts possess an unparalleled range and depth of knowledge of disability-related programs and policy research. Our DRC team of researchers are experts in the effects of policies, training, the labor market, and health care on the employment of people with disabilities.

Judith Cook is a tenured professor of psychiatry in the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Department of Psychiatry, where she directs the Center on Mental Health Services Research and Policy. She leads several DRC research projects related to workers with mental health conditions.

Jennifer de Vallance is associate director of communications at Mathematica and directs the DRC dissemination activities.

Alexis Henry is research associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and director of the DHEP unit in the Center for Health Policy and Research at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Henry is a principal investigator on projects related to health care and the employment of people with disabilities.

John Kregel is a professor of disability policy at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). He is the associate director and research director of the VCU-RRTC, as well as principal investigator of VCU's WIPA National Training Center. Kregel is a principal investigator on the research related to veterans with disabilities.

Gina Livermore is a senior researcher at Mathematica and co-directs the DRC activities and is responsible for its day-to-day management. She also participates substantively in selected research projects and provides content leadership for the center’s dissemination activities.

Jody Schimmel is a senior researcher at Mathematica. She leads the training and education activities.

David Stapleton is a Mathematica senior fellow and the director of the CSDP. Stapleton is our team director and leads the work under the research area on workers after disability onset.