Timothy Daaleman, DO MPH, Vice Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, has been selected by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to serve as a member of its National Advisory Panel on Improving Healthcare Systems.

Daaleman will join other members of the national panel in applying his experience and expertise to helping PCORI refine and prioritize research funding priorities and ensure that the research PCORI supports centers on the outcomes that matter to patients and other healthcare decision makers. PCORI is an independent, non-profit organization authorized by Congress to fund research that will provide patients, their caregivers, and clinicians with the evidence-based information needed to make better-informed healthcare decisions.

Daaleman was selected on the basis of his experience, expertise, and ability to contribute to the panel’s tasks and responsibilities. Panel members represent a broad range of healthcare stakeholder groups and perspectives, including patients, family caregivers, clinicians, drug and device makers, and researchers, among others.

More information about the Advisory Panel on Improving Healthcare Systems, including its scope of work and a list of all members, is available on the PCORI website: http://bit.ly/1xe9zgq.