Screening Test for Detection of Major Psychiatric Disorders in Young Adults DAMD17-02-C-0021

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Office of the Secretary of Defense
Contract: DAMD17-02-C-0021
Agency Tracking Number: O2-0055
Amount: $749,926.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2002
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
724 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson, MD, 21204
DUNS: 943185496
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Allen Tien
 (410) 828-8948
Business Contact
 Allen Tien
Title: President
Phone: (410) 828-8948
Research Institution
"The goal of the project is to reduce the rate of attrition in basic training and duty due to psychiatric diagnoses by improved screening of candidates during the recruitment process. The Technical Objectives of the Phase II research are: (1) To finalizethe assessment framework; (2)To deploy the assessment framework with a Palm-based system at the Baltimore MEPS; (3)To obtain baseline assessment data from all qualified candidate recruits and to track basic training outcomes; (4)To develop and refinemodels that predict basic training outcomes from baseline assessment data, using parallel statistical and neural network approaches; and (5) To design and implement administrative interfaces that will support MEPS personnel in using assessment data and thepredictive models to efficiently classify recruit candidates."

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