Karlin Schroeder, MA, is the Senior Director of Community Engagement at the Parkinson’s Foundation, where she leads the Parkinson’s Advocates in Research program (PAIR). Through this program, Schroeder runs the Parkinson’s Foundation Learning Institute, an intensive multiday course that has trained over 300 people with Parkinson’s and their care partners in the research process and provides tools and resources for successful collaboration with research teams. Schroeder creates and directs projects to incorporate patient expertise into research with industry, academic centers, and government. Her work includes improving diversity in patient advocacy in Parkinson’s disease and defining metrics in patient engagement in research.
PCORI Peer Reviewer
Parkinson's Foundation – Senior Director, Community Engagement
Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative – Steering Committee Member
Patient Focused Medicines Development – Member