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Each Keynote and Plenary session at the 2019 PCORI Annual Meeting will be streamed LIVE and then ARCHIVED below for viewing on demand.

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: KEYNOTE & PLENARIES

 
Making a Difference for Children with Progeria:
From Obscurity to Treatment and Beyond

Keynote Speakers:

Scott Berns, MD, MPH

Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board,  The Progeria Research Foundation

President and Chief Executive Officer, National Institute for Children's Health Quality

Leslie Gordon, MD, PhD

Medical Director, The Progeria Research Foundation

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Research), Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University

1:00 - 2:30 PM ET

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What's Right for Me?
Practical Approaches to Personalized Medicine

Moderator:

Aaron E. Carroll, MD, MS  

Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Dean for Research Mentoring 

Indiana University School of Medicine

Speakers:

Laura Esserman, MD, MBA  

Director, Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center; Alfred de Lorimier Endowed Chair in General Surgery 

University of California, San Francisco Medical Center

Diane Heditsian
Patient Advocate Partner

Research Advocate

David Kent, MD, MS,

Director, Predictive Analytics and Comparative Effectiveness Center

Tufts Medical Center

John Cuddeback, MD, PhD

Chief Medical Informatics Officer

American Medical Group Association

Karen Syrjala, PhD

Director, Behavioral Sciences; Co-Director, Survivorship Program

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Barry Schatz, MHSA

Patient Partner

Associate Director for Administration

Cancer Center at Illinois, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Discussant:

Wendy Nickel, MPH

Vice President of Prevention

Colorectal Cancer Alliance

3:00 - 4:30 PM ET

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18

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19: MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS

 
Beyond Opioids:
Improving Chronic Pain Management Using Evidence-Based Nonpharmacological Treatment

Moderator:

Christine Goertz, DC, PhD

Chief Executive Officer, Spine Institute for Quality

Vice Chairperson, PCORI Board of Governors

Speakers:

Beth Darnall, PhD  

Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine 

Stanford University School of Medicine

Shelley Latin, JD 

Patient Representative

Julie Fritz, PT, PhD 

Associate Dean for Research and Distinguished Professor 

Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, University of Utah

 

Robert Edwards, PhD

Associate Professor of Anesthesia; Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Pain Management Center

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Discussant:

Charissa Fotinos, MD, MSc

Deputy Chief Medical Officer; Director, Behavioral Health Integration

Washington State Health Care Authority

9:00 - 10:30 AM ET

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19

Implementing New PCOR Evidence into Practice:
AHRQ’s Experience and Lessons Learned

Moderator:

Arlene Bierman, MD, MS 

Director, Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement 

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Speakers:

Deborah Cohen, PhD 

Professor of Family Medicine

Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine

 

Cynthia Klein, PhD 

Principal Associate

Abt Associates

Katharine Bradley, MD, MPH

Senior Investigator and General Internist

Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute

 

Discussant:

Therese Miller, DrPH

Deputy Director, Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

9:00 - 10:30 AM ET

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Improving Care and Outcomes for People
with Anxiety Disorders

Moderator:

Alfiee Breland-Noble, PhD, MHSc

Founder, The AAKOMA Project, Inc.

CEO, The AAKOMA Center

Speakers:

Gretchen Brenes, MA, PhD

Professor of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Wake Forest School of Medicine

Gena Hargis, MPH

Research Project Manager

Wake Forest School of Medicine

Elizabeth Hoge, MD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Georgetown University School of Medicine

Olga Cannistraro

Patient Representative

Discussant:

Risa Weisberg, PhD

Assistant Chief of Psychology, VA Boston Healthcare System

Training Director, Psychology Doctoral Internship Program, Boston University School of Medicine

9:00 - 10:30 AM ET

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Navigating Complex Choices:
Shared Decision Making across the Care Continuum

Moderator:

Angie Fagerlin, PhD

Professor and Chair, Department of Population Health Sciences

University of Utah

Speakers:

Kathleen Tebb, PhD

Associate Professor in Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

Benioff Children's Hospital, University of California, San Francisco

Rosario Rico, MPH

Associate Program Director

The L.A. Trust for Children's Health

Jasvinder Singh, MD, MPH

Musculoskeletal Outcomes Research Endowed Professor

Board of Trustees, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Candace Green

Clinical Trial Specialist

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Kimberly Johnson, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine

Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development

Ina Stern

Community Stakeholder

9:00 - 10:30 AM ET

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19

Patient Perspective:

Learnings and Strategies for Partnership in Research

Moderator:

Al Richmond, MSW

Executive Director

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health

Speakers:

Martha Carnie

Senior Patient Advisor; Co-Chair of Patient and Family Advisory Council Steering Committee

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Sonya Ballentine

Peer Researcher

Illinois Institute of Technology College of Psychology

Peter Thomas, JD

Principal

Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC

Discussant:

Marizen Ramirez, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor, Division of Environmental Health Sciences

University of Minnesota School of Public Health

9:00 - 10:30 AM ET

THUR

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19

 
 
 
 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19: PLENARIES

How Can We Do That?
Effectively Putting New Evidence into Practice

Moderator:

Susan Dentzer

Visiting Fellow

Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy

Speakers:

David Arterburn, MD, MPH

General Internist and Health Services Researcher

Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute

Joe Nadglowski

President/Chief Executive Officer

Obesity Action Coalition

Shreya Kangovi, MD, MSHP

Assistant Professor of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Keysha Brooker, MSW

Impact Trainer

Penn Center for Community Health Workers

Daniel Matlock, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Melinda Kane, MS-HCM

Medical Staff Services Project Consultant

WellStar Health System

Discussant:

Bruce Siegel, MD, MPH

President and Chief Executive Officer

America’s Essential Hospitals

10:45 - 12:15 PM ET

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19

How Engagement Is Making
Research More Useful

Moderator:

Tanisha Carino, PhD

Executive Director

FasterCures

Speakers:

Maureen Maurer, MPH

Principal Researcher

American Institutes for Research

Elliot Israel, MD

Director of Clinical Research, Pulmonary Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Professor of Medicine, Harvard University

Bridget Hickson

Patient Partner

Tracy Tracy, OT, MSCS

Clinical Research Coordinator

Tanner Foundation for Neurological Diseases

Dolly Stokes

Fitness Professional

Discussants:

Janice Bowie, PhD, MPH

Professor of Health, Behavior, and Society

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Judy Zerzan, MD, MPH

Chief Medical Officer

Washington State Health Care Authority

1:00 - 2:30 PM ET

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19

 
 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19: AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS

A Patient-Centered Outcomes Research
Approach to Prevention

Moderator:

Gyasi Moscou-Jackson, PhD, MHS, RN

Program Officer, Science, Healthcare Delivery and Disparities Research

PCORI

Speakers:

Debra Moser, PhD, RN

Linda C. Gill Endowed Chair of Nursing; Assistant Dean of PhD Program and Scholarly Affairs

University of Kentucky College of Nursing

Wayne Noble

Clinical Research Protocol Coordinator

Center of Excellence in Rural Health, University of Kentucky

Susan Flocke, PhD

Professor of Family Medicine

Oregon Health & Science University

Eileen Seeholzer, MD, MS

Director, Weight Loss Surgery and Weight Management Center, The MetroHealth System

Faculty, Center for Health Care Research and Policy

Ronald Myers, DSW, PhD

Director, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson

Director, Department of Medical Oncology, Thomas Jefferson University

Brian Stello, MD

Vice Chair, Quality and Research

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Discussants:

Eduardo Sanchez, MD, MPH

Chief Medical Officer for Prevention

American Heart Association

Michael Jones, RN, MSN, MBA

Assistant Vice President for Health Plan Operations

Molina Healthcare of Mississippi, Inc.

3:00 - 4:30 PM ET

THUR

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19

Advancing Methods for
Observational Studies

Moderator:

Cindy Girman, DrPH

President

CERobs Consulting, LLC

Speakers:

Roee Gutman, PhD

Associate Professor of Biostatistics

Brown University School of Public Health

Romain Neugebauer, PhD

Research Scientist II, Division of Research (Biostatistics Core)

Kaiser Permanente Northern California

Scott Zeger, PhD

Professor of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

John C. Malone Professor of Biostatistics and Medicine, Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering

Discussant:

Elizabeth Stuart, PhD

Professor, Associate Dean for Education

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

3:00 - 4:30 PM ET

THUR

SEPT

19

Improving Care and Outcomes for Patients
within the Medicaid System

Moderator:

Jill Morrow-Gorton, MD, MBA

Deputy Medical Director, Office of Clinical Affairs

Commonwealth Medicine, MassHealth, Massachusetts Medicaid Program

Speakers:

Erika Cottrell, PhD, MPP

Investigator, OCHIN, Inc.

Research Assistant Professor, Oregon Health & Science University

Angela Lima, MBA, RD, LD

Program Manager, Center for Healthy Weight and Wellness

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Discussants:

Stewart Gordon, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Louisiana Healthcare Connections

 

Maureen Hensley-Quinn, MPA

Senior Program Director

National Academy for State Health Policy

3:00 - 4:30 PM ET

THUR

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19

Taking Better Care of Veterans

Moderator:

David Hickam, MD, MPH

Program Director, Science, Clinical Effectiveness and Decision Science

PCORI

Speakers:

Elisa Borah, PhD, MSW

Research Associate Professor; Director, Institute for Military and Veteran Family Wellness

University of Texas at Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work

Beth Cohen, MD, MAS

Associate Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

Staff Physician, San Francisco VA Medical Center

Cheryl Krause-Parello, PhD, MSN, RN, FAAN

Professor and Faculty Fellow, Institute for Healthy Aging and Lifespan Studies

Florida Atlantic University, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing

David Atkins

Director, Health Services Research and Development

US Department of Veterans Affairs

3:00 - 4:30 PM ET

THUR

SEPT

19

The Potential and Challenges for Telehealth
to Improve Access to Care

Moderator:

Penny Mohr, MA

Senior Advisor, Emerging Technology and Delivery System Innovation

PCORI

Speakers:

Mary M. McDermott, MD

Jeremiah Stamler Professor of Medicine

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Susan Emmett, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Surgery; Assistant Research Professor of Global Health

Duke University School of Medicine

Discussants:

Kristine Sande, MBA

Associate Director, Center for Rural Health

University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Victor Wu, MD, MPH

Chief Medical Officer, TennCare

3:00 - 4:30 PM ET

THUR

SEPT

19

 
 
 
 
 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20: CLOSING KEYNOTE

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20: CLOSING KEYNOTE

Making a Difference:
Partnering to Achieve Health Equity

Keynote Speakers:

Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc

Professor, Social Medicine and Medicine; Director, Center for Health Equity Research

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Al Richmond, MSW

Executive Director

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health

8:30 - 9:30 AM ET

FRI

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20: MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Dissemination and Implementation:
Putting Evidence into Practice

Moderator:

Joanna Siegel, SM, ScD

Director of Dissemination and Implementation

PCORI

Speakers:

Meg Simione, PhD

Research Scientist, MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Instructor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Holly Frost, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Pediatrician, Denver Health

Christopher Landrigan, MD, MPH

Chief of General Pediatrics, Boston Children’s Hospital

William Berenberg Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Sairam Parthasarathy, MD

Chief, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

University of Arizona

Sharon Cray, BBC

Member, Family Advisory Council

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

10:00 - 11:30 AM ET

FRI

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20

How Research Can Drive Healthcare
Value for Employers

Moderator:

Michael Thompson

President and Chief Executive Officer

National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions

Speakers:

Wayne Burton, MD

Former Chief Medical Officer

American Express

Paul Fronstin, PhD

Director, Health Research and Education Program

Employee Benefit Research Institute

Jennifer Bright, MPA

Executive Director

Innovation and Value Institute

Karen Moseley

President

Health Enhancement Research Organization

10:00 - 11:30 AM ET

FRI

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20

Improving Healthcare Equity through Engagement,
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research & Practice Change

Moderator:

Nadine Barrett, PhD, MA, MS

Director, Office of Health Equity and Disparities and Assistant Professor

Duke Cancer Institute

Speakers:

Sari Reisner, ScD

Director of Transgender Health Research, The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital

Dana Pardee

Director of Epidemiology Projects

The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health

Carolyn Tucker, PhD

UF Florida Blue Endowed Chair in Health Disparities Research

University of Florida

Mildred Fox

Patient Representative

Jeanhee Chung, MD

Instructor in Medicine

Massachusetts General Hospita

Sandra Baker

Director of Operations and Family Support

Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles

Discussant:

Ignatius Bau, JD

Health Policy Consultant

10:00 - 11:30 AM ET

FRI

SEPT

20

PCORnet in Action

Moderators: 

Elizabeth Shenkman, PhD, MSN

Professor and Chair, Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics

University of Florida

Neely Williams, MDiv

Administrator and Chief Executive Officer

Community Partners Network

Speakers:

Adrian Hernandez, MD, MHS

Vice Dean, Clinical Research

Duke University School of Medicine

Kevin Haynes, MS, PharmD

Principal Scientist

HealthCore, Inc.

Jeffrey Curtis, MD, MPH, MS

Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Shilpa Venkatachalam, PhD, MPH

Associate Director, Patient-Centered Research

Global Healthy Living Foundation/CreakyJoints

Rainu Kaushal, MD, MPH

Chair, Healthcare Policy and Research

Weill Cornell Medicine

Paul N. Casale, MD, MPH

Executive Director, NewYork Quality Care

Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine

10:00 - 11:30 AM ET

FRI

SEPT

20

Reducing the Burden of Chronic Conditions on Patients,
Families, and the Healthcare System

Moderator:

Carly Khan, PhD, MPH, RN

Program Officer

PCORI

Speakers:

Risa Richardson, PhD

Senior Research Director, Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

James A. Haley Veterans Hospital

Joseph "Pepper" Coulter and Jill Coulter

Patient Representatives

Mary Charlson, MD

William T. Foley Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Chief

Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluative Sciences Research, Weill Cornell Medicine

Guillerma Maritza Martinez

Patient Representative

Heather Baer, ScD

Associate Epidemiologist, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Renee Blocker

Patient Representative

Discussant:

Andrew Renda, MD, MPH

Associate Vice President, Population Health

Humana

10:00 - 11:30 AM ET

FRI

SEPT

20

 
 
 
 
 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20: CLOSING PLENARY

What’s Next? The Future of Patient-Centered
Outcomes Research

Moderator:

Sarah Dash, MPH

President and Chief Executive Officer

Alliance for Health Policy

Speakers:

Alyssa Penna

Health Policy Advisor

Office of US Senator Chris Van Hollen

Eric Gascho

Vice President, Policy and Government Affairs

National Health Council

Tannaz Rasouli, MPH

Senior Director, Public Policy & Strategic Outreach

Association of American Medical Colleges

Anand Parekh, MD

Chief Medical Advisor

Bipartisan Policy Center

12:30 - 1:30 PM ET

FRI

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