Diane E. Bild, MD, MPH, is an associate director in the Clinical Effectiveness and Decision Science program at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The program supports research that compares effectiveness and safety of alternative healthcare options to enable patients and providers to make informed healthcare decisions.
Bild has 30 years of experience supporting and conducting research in chronic disease epidemiology and prevention and comparative effectiveness research and has authored more than 85 publications. She joined PCORI in 2013 after 24 years with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health, where she oversaw a program of research in cardiovascular epidemiology, prevention trials, and health services research. Prior to that, she was a medical officer at the Centers for Disease Control in the Division of Diabetes Control.
She received her BA from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, her MD from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and her MPH in epidemiology at the University of Michigan. She trained in internal medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.