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Election 2008 Podcast

Welcome to PTJ's 2-part Election 2008 podcast discussion.

Participants: Anthony Delitto, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Chair, and Alan Jette, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Member, PTJ Steering Committee, and Justin Moore, PT, DPT, APTA Director of Federal Government Affairs. Moderator: Rebecca Craik, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Editor in Chief.

Files in this Data Supplement:

  • Part 1 - The Presidential Candidates' Health Care Proposals: Delitto, Jette, and Moore provide a summary and analysis of the health care proposals of presidential candidates Senator Barack Obama and Senator John McCain. Please note that this is an analysis, not a debate. PTJ and APTA do not endorse, support, or take a position on the candidates or their health care platforms. This podcast discussion is intended to help listeners make an informed decision as they cast their ballots on November 4. Running time: 17:43 (8,318 KB).
  • Part 2 - Beyond Election 2008: Disability Research Needs in the United States: Regardless of who is in the White House following the November 4th election, what are the disability research needs? Running time: 22:19 (10,473 KB).

    Resources:

    Disability Comparison by the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)

    Kaiser Candidate Side by Side

    APTA Election Guide 2008

    Committee on Disability in America, Board on Health Sciences Policy. Field MJ, Jette AM, eds. The Future of Disability in America. Washington, DC: Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, The National Academies Press; 2007.

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