Multiple Sclerosis Patient-Powered Research Network (MS-PPRN) – Research Committee Co-Chair
Multiple Sclerosis Foundation – Program Presenter
MS Views and News – Medical Advisory Board, Program Presenter, Article Contributor
Cherie Binns was introduced to patient-centered research when she was asked to be a member of the research committee (which she now co-chairs) of the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Patient-Powered Research Network in 2013. In that capacity, she joined the Engagement Committee of PCORnet and became a PCORI Ambassador, Peer Reviewer, and Merit Reviewer. Binns, who herself has MS, is an internationally certified MS nurse; she also has a degree in gerontology. She has devoted the past 15 years to helping patients find and use their voices to better their healthcare outcomes. Binns is available to do presentations on how to engage patients in research, communicate with healthcare teams, and live with chronic illness. She is also available to address topics related to MS and geriatric health.
Involvement with PCORI
Engagement Award: The MS Minority Research Engagement Partnership Network – Research Committee Co-Chair
PCORI Merit Reviewer
PCORI Peer Reviewer