PCORI Methodology Standards: Role of Standards in PCORI Funding Announcements and the Application Process

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Faculty Biographies & Disclosures

Robin Newhouse, Ph.D., R.N., NEA-BC, FAAN, is chair and associate professor, Organizational Systems and Adult Health at University of Maryland School of Nursing. She is a leading expert in evidence-based practice for direct care nurses and implementation research. As a health services researcher she studies health care processes and related patient outcomes. She is the Principal Investigator of two funded studies that test nursing interventions to improve patient outcomes in acute care hospitals. She is the recent recipient of a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to enhance the School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program in ways that will benefit executive nurse leaders and the communities where they live and work. Dr. Newhouse is a member of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Research Council and was Chair of the Research and Scholarship Advisory Council for Sigma Theta Tau International from 2010-2011. In 2011, she was appointed to the Methodology Committee of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) by Comptroller General of the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

Disclosure: Advisory Committee Membership: Get Well Network;Consultancy: Robert Wood Johnson-National Research Mentor, VHA, Inc. – Implementation Science for Health Systems; Review Panel Membership: Canadian Institutes of Health Research SPOR Networks in Chronic Disease; Board Membership: Academy Health-Board of Directors, American Nurses Credentialing Center - Research Council; Honorarium Recipient: Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute.

Dr. Peter H. Schwartz is a Faculty Investigator at the Indiana University Center for Bioethics and Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine. He is also Associate Professor of Philosophy at the IU School of Liberal Arts, at Indianapolis and practices adult outpatient medicine at the Primary Care Center (PCC) at Wishard Hospital. He is a Research Subject Advocate in the Bioethics and Subject Advocacy Program (BSAP) of the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (I-CTSI), and is the Director of the Translational Research Ethics Consultation Service (TREX).

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.