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  • 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.

  • Board of Directors Board of Directors

    Caroline Terwee, PhD

    Amsterdam University Medical Centers
    Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Vice President
    Judith Baumhauer, MD, MPH
    University of Rochester
    Rochester, New York USA

    Secretary and Treasurer
    David Cella, PhD

    Northwestern University
    Chicago, IL USA

    Sara Ahmed, PT, PhD
    McGill University
    Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    John Chaplin, PhD
    University of Gothenburg
    Gothenburg, Sweden

    Richard Gershon, PhD
    Northwestern University
    Chicago, Illinois USA

    Janel Hanmer, MD, PhD
    University of Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA

    Lisa Shulman, MD
    University of Maryland
    Baltimore, Maryland USA

    David Tulsky, PhD
    University of Delaware
    Newark, Delaware USA

    Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH
    Federal Liaison (ex-officio member)
    Rockville, Maryland USA

    James Witter, MD, PhD
    Federal Liaison (ex-officio member)
    NIH/NIAMS, retired
    Bethesda, Maryland USA

  • International Committee International Committee

    The PHO International Committee is a collaboration of scientists and clinicians with interest in optimizing and harmonizing global use of PROMIS® instruments and related resources for research, care, and population monitoring.

    The International Committee works with the PROMIS National Coordinators (PNC) and collaborates with the PHO Board of Directors to identify, coordinate, and promote best practices to develop, translate, validate, and utilize PROMIS instruments across countries.

    John Chaplin, PhD (Sweden), Chair
    Jordi Alonso, MD, PhD (Spain)
    Susan Bartlett, PhD (Canada)
    Jacob Bjørner, MD, PhD (Denmark)
    Helena Correia (PHO language coordinator)
    Rebecca Mercieca-Bebber, PhD (Australia)
    Matthias Rose, MD, PhD (Germany)
    Caroline Terwee, PhD (The Netherlands), PHO Board Representative

  • Standards Committee Standards Committee

    The PHO Standards Committee updates and maintains PROMIS standards and reviews newly developed or modified PROMIS measures.

    Nan Rothrock, PhD, Chair
    Vinicius Antao, PhD
    John Chaplin, PhD
    Felix Fischer, PhD
    Joel Gagnier, PhD, ND, MSc 
    Ron Hays, PhD
    Aaron Kaat, PhD
    Deborah Miller, PhD
    Ana Popielnicki, BA
    Dennis Revicki, PhD
    Ben Schalet, PhD
    Caroline Terwee, PhD (PHO Board Representative)

  • Education Committee Education Committee

    The Education Committee works with members and staff and has oversight for the PHO's educational activities, including the training workshop, webinars, on-demand learning, and the annual conference. 

    Patricia Franklin, MD, MBA, MPH, Chair
    Elizabeth Austin, MPH
    David Bernstein, MD, MBA, MEI
    Janel Hanmer, MD, PhD, Board Representative

    Roos Havermans, PhD student
    Michelle Langer, PhD

    Alexander Obbarius, MD
    Broca Stern, OT, PhD