Dr. Bershadsky is a senior research specialist at the Human Services Research Institute (HRSI). She is the Director of the National Core Indicators – Aging and Disabilities (NCI-AD) project for HSRI. She is also the primary methodologist, data analyst, and researcher for the National Core Indicators — an effort to develop indicators of performance across 45 states’ developmental disabilities service systems — and related projects. Dr. Bershadsky’s training and experience is as a health services researcher, statistician, and data analyst and is coupled with extensive knowledge of the fields of I/DD and aging. Her doctorate is in Health Services Research and Policy and her BA is in Statistics.