Advisory Board

The Patient Centered Outcomes Research Partnership (PCORP) advisory board guides curriculum development during the five-year training program.

PCORP 2016 Advisory Committee

The Patient Centered Outcomes Research Partnership (PCORP) advisory board includes one representative from each of the project’s partner organizations and University of Washington faculty members with expertise in patient-centered outcomes research and comparative effectiveness research.

Board Member Roles and Activities

  • Help identify training needs
  • Give recommendations on training formats and content
  • Review submissions, conduct interviews, and select trainees
  • Identify high-priority research projects at partner organizations
  • Assist in setting criteria for program evaluation
  • Consider sustainability issues related to research and training in this area

Board Members

Chair: Linda LeResche, ScD, Associate Dean for Research, University of Washington School of Dentistry

Partner Members:
Laura-Mae Baldwin, MD, Director, WWAMI Region Practice and Research Network
Christopher Dale, MD, Medical Director of Quality and Value, Health Services
Denise Dillard, PhD, Research Director, Southcentral Foundation
Emily Griese, PhD, Sanford Health
Joseph Keawe’aimoku Kaholokula, PhD, University of Hawaii
Lonnie Nelson, PhD, Assistant Professor, Washington State University 

University of Washington Members:
Brian Bresnahan, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Radiology
David Benkeser, PhD, Assistant Professor, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
Marco Carone, Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
Beth Devine, PhD, Associate Professor, Pharmacy; Adjunct in Health Services, and Bioinformatics and Medical Education
Donald Patrick, PhD, Professor, Health Services; Adjunct in Pharmacy, Epidemiology, Rehabilitation Medicine and Sociology

Project PI: Larry Kessler, ScD, Professor, Health Services; Adjunct in Pharmacy, University of Washington