Penny Mohr, MA, is the Acting Program Director for the Research Infrastructure Program at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).

Prior to her current role, Mohr served as Senior Advisor for Emerging Technology and Delivery System Innovation Research Initiatives in the Healthcare Delivery and Disparities Research Program. In this role, she provided scientific leadership and oversight for research funding focused on the ability of healthcare systems to be efficient in improving patient outcomes.

Before joining PCORI, she was senior vice president for program development at the Center for Medical Technology Policy; served as director of the division of research on health plans and drugs within the Office of Research, Development, and Information at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS); and was a senior research director at Project HOPE’s Center for Health Affairs.  Throughout her career, Mohr has pursued interests in medical technology policy and comparative healthcare systems.

Mohr holds advisory board positions on the Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research and the American Journal of Managed Care, and served on the governing board for the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research as well as the Tufts-New England Medical Centers’ Center for Value and Risk in Health Care.  She has had works published on a variety of health services research and policy topics.

Mohr received a MA in economics at the University of Sussex.


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