Donald Lollar, Ed.D., is Director of the Oregon Institute on Disability & Development at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)'s Child Development and Rehabilitation Center. Prior to his position at OHSU, Dr. Lollar was Senior Research Scientist, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Lollar received his doctorate in rehabilitation counseling from Indiana University in 1971. After 25 years of clinical practice, Dr. Lollar spent 13 years at CDC working on public health science and programs to improve the health and well-being of people with disabilities, with special emphasis on children, adolescents, and their families. He has published widely in the areas of disability, public health, and youth with disabilities. Dr. Lollar has also been a member of the international task force that developed the International Classification of Function, Disability and HealthChildren and Youth Version (ICF-CY) for the World Health Organization.