A hallmark and innovation of PCORI funding has been the engagement of the public and patients in clinical research. Featuring PCORI-funded research teams, Engagement Award teams, and stakeholder partners, this session briefed attendees on what PCORI is learning from its awardees about how engagement works in practice, and it provided a review of what PCORI is learning from published PCORI projects in the literature.

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Agnes Jensen, MPH
Project Manager, Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research
Minneapolis VA Health Care System​
Presentation Slides | PCORI-funded Research Project

Gay Thomas, MA
Director of Stakeholder Engagement, Wisconsin Network for Research Support
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing and Institute for Clinical and Translational Research​
Presentation Slides

Hollie Schmidt, MS
Vice President of Scientific Operations
Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis​
Presentation Slides | PCORI-funded Engagement Award

Anita Williams, MS
Principal Strategist and Owner
The Beta Pond
Presentation Slides

Chidinma A. Ibe, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Presentation Slides

Natalie Spicyn, MD, MHS
Chief of Internal Medicine
Park West Health System​
Presentation Slides

Kristin L. Carman, PhD, MA
Director, Public and Patient Engagement
Presentation Slides

Laura Forsythe, PhD, MPH
Director, Evaluation and Analysis
Presentation Slides


Marie Abraham, MA
Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care
PCORI-funded Engagement Award | Award

This session was eligible for continuing education credit.


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