- Research Fellow
Susan Madden, M.Ed., RHIT, serves as the Lead Abstractor on the MN-ADDM project, part of the CDC's Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network (ADDM). The ADDM Network goals include describing the population of children with ASD, comparing ASD in different areas of the country, identifying changes in ASD occurrence over time, and understanding the impact of ASD and related conditions in US communities. Ms. Madden brings extensive experience in education and health information management, including her previous experience as an abstractor for the Minneapolis Somali Autism Prevalence Project. In addition to serving as a lead in data abstraction, her duties include training and quality assurance activities.