Comparative Effectiveness Research – A Tool for Population Health

Please join us for a presentation sponsored by the TraCS Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) Strategic Initiative.

When May 13, 2014
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Where Bondurant Hall G030
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"Comparative Effectiveness Research – A Tool for Population Health"

Speaker: Jerry Krishnan, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Public Health, University of Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine
Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UIC School of Public Health
Associate Vice President, Population Health Sciences, UIC Hospital and Health Sciences System

Dr. Krishnan is leader in comparative effectiveness research. He is the Chair of the Steering Committee for the COPD Outcomes-based Network for Clinical Effectiveness and Research Translation (CONCERT), which was funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to develop the first, national, stakeholder-supported research agenda and by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to develop a national research infrastructure to conduct clinical effectiveness research in COPD. CONCERT pioneered the use of Analytic Hierarchy Process to identify the expressed needs of patients, clinicians, and other stakeholders for clinical effectiveness research in COPD. He serves as a Principal Investigator in National Institutes of Health (e.g., AsthmaNet) and Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)-funded multi-investigator groups (e.g., PArTNER, PELICAN, CHICAGO trial, CAPriCORN).

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