Maryan Zirkle, MD, MS, MA, is a Senior Program Officer on the Research Infrastructure team at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). She is responsible for providing intellectual and organizational support for the development and regulation of PCORI’s National Patient-Centered Clinical Data Research Network.
Before joining PCORI, Zirkle worked as a program manager and research health science specialist at the Department of Veterans Affairs. She gained considerable experience in poly-trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, and medical informatics research at VA medical centers in Tampa, FL, and Portland, OR. Zirkle also completed a three-year advanced fellowship in clinical informatics at the VA in Portland, OR.
Zirkle received two BAs from the University of Florida, a MA in rehabilitative and mental health counseling from the University of South Florida, a MS in biomedical and clinical informatics from Oregon Health and Science University, and a MD from Spartan Health Sciences University.