Sadegh Alikhaani

Sadegh Alikhaani, MSc, ME, is a healthcare consumer, stroke survivor, patient, and comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) advocate. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California School of Engineering and a volunteer with the American Heart Association and the Global Clinical Trials Forum. He served as a 2019-20 Know Diabetes by Heart Campaign ambassador champion, and a University of California-Los Angeles volunteer patient advocate. As a CER advocate, his volunteer interests include national/global patient-centered CER engagement targeting the areas of prevention, diagnosis and treatment for heart patients, and at-risk, traditionally under-served cardiovascular disease demographics including patients living with rare forms of congenital heart disease. Alikhaani is also a long-time international citizen diplomat for the City of Los Angeles. While he is a career aerospace mechanical engineer and scientist by profession, his self-adopted mission command as a volunteer advocate is to combine his voice, medical experiences and support with his family members and others to help advance the use of patient-reported outcomes into research and clinical care to help improve patient-centered care. 

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