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David Lawrence Braddock, American health science educator. Fellow, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, 1988-1989; grantee United States Department Department of Health and Human Services, United States Department Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, 1974—2004; university scholar, University Illinois, 1998—2001.


Braddock, David Lawrence was born on March 10, 1945 in Glendale, California, United States. Son of Mark Perry and Christina Bain Braddock.


Bachelor, University Texas, 1967. Master of Arts, University Texas, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1973.


Special assistant to director secretary's committee on mental retardation Department of Health, Washington, 1972. Principal investigator Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, Virginia, 1973-1977. Consultant White House Conference on the Handicapped, Washington, 1977-1978.

Research professor, program director Institute Study Development Disabilities University Illinois, Chicago, 1979-1988, professor community health science School Public Health, 1985—2001, professor human development, founding head department disability and human development, 1988—2001, associate dean for research, 1997-1998. Associate vice president University Colorado Systems, since 2001. Executive director Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities University Colorado, since 2001.

Coleman-Turner chair in cognitive disability, professor psychiatry University Colorado Health Sciences Center, College Medicine, since 2001. Consultant United States Department Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, since 1972.


Cons. President's Committee on Mental Retardation, Washington, since 1973, Joseph P. Kennedy Junior Foundation. Active in promoting civil and human rights of people with mental retardation and other disabilities. Fellow American Association on Mental Retardation (president 1993-1994, editor books and monographs since 1997, Career Research award 1998), Delta Omega.

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Association for Retarded Citizens of the United States (member science advisory board since 1987, Distinguished Research awrd in Mental Retardation 1987), American Association Mental Retardation (Career Research award 1998).


Married Laura Stanlye Haffer, May 1, 1976. Children: Gabriel, Autumn, Adam.