• The PHO Mission is to improve health outcomes by developing, maintaining, improving and encouraging the application of the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System® in research and clinical practice. 


  •                   PROMIS®: Measuring Health Outcomes Around the World

    The Second PHO Conference



          Abstract Instructions

    Abstracts must be received no later than 11:59 pm (CT), September 1, 2016. Email abstracts to phoconf2016@gmail.com

    All Abstracts submitted will be considered for the poster session.

    Individuals can serve as author on multiple abstracts, however, any individual may present a maximum of two accepted abstracts. Unless otherwise specified and agreed, the first author will be considered as the presenting author, and must register for the conference.  

    You will be notified of the decision and presentation format via email by Sept. 16.

    All abstracts will be distributed to conference participants and will be freely available in pdf format on the conference website.

    English is the official language of the conference.

     Categories and Illustrative Topics

        1.  PROMIS in Research Applications

        2.  PROMIS in Clinical Practice

        3.  PROMIS in Population Monitoring

         4. PROMIS Around the World

        5.  Advancing PROMIS Methods and Instruments 

    Directions for Abstract Submission

    Place each abstract on a separate page. The word limit for the abstract body is 300 words (excluding title, authors, and affiliations). Please use Arial 11 font and single spacing. Your abstract must include the information belo       Please use the structured abstract form, which you can download: AbstractSubmissionTemplate.pdf. A sample abstract can be viewed here: AbstractSubmissionExample.pdf

    Title - Please use both upper and lower case letters in the title. LIMIT 15 words.

    Authors - List full name of all authors.

    Institutional Affiliations- List the primary institutional affiliation for each author.

    Body – Use separate paragraphs for each section -- Objective, Methods, Results, Conclusions.

    Category – Indicate relevant category

    Presenter – include name and email address of presenting author.

    Abstracts must be received no later than 1:59 pm CT Sept. 1, 2016.

    Email abstracts to phoconf2016@gmail.com



  • Meet the Scholarship Recipients Meet the Scholarship Recipients

    The PHO is pleased to introduce the four recipients of the first PHO Scholarship Awards. They will be participating in the 5th Annual PHO International Conference, Oct. 24-25, 2019, in San Diego. 

    Rachel Campbell, PhD is an early career postdoctoral researcher in Australia at the University of Sydney. 

    Sara Leiber, MD, MSc is a rheumatology fellow at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

    Michiel Luijten, MSc is a PhD student in psychometrics/
    clinimetrics at the Amsterdam University Medical Centers in the Netherlands.

    Alexander Obbarius, MD is a resident and research fellow in the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine at Charité University Hospital in Berlin, Germany.