Triangle Comparative Effectiveness Research Symposium

April 11, 2017, 8:00am-4:00pm
RTI International, Haynes Building, Dreyfus Auditorium
Research Triangle Park, NC (Free Parking)

The Comparative Effectiveness Research Strategic Initiative (CER-SI) of the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (NC TraCS), supported by the National Institutes of Health's Clinical and Translational Science Award program (NIH-CTSA), and in collaboration with RTI International and Duke Clinical Research Institute, sponsored a CER symposium on April 11, 2017 at RTI International located in Research Triangle Park, NC.

The CER symposium was held in conjunction with the 10th Annual Harry Guess Memorial Lecture on April 12, 2017 (Speaker: Dr. Susana Perez-Gutthann, RTI Health Solutions, Barcelona). Dr. Harry Guess was a pediatrician and a leading figure in pharmacoepidemiology, who died in 2006 following a courageous battle against lung cancer.


The CER Symposium honored Dr. Guess' contributions to the research areas of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) and pediatric therapeutics with invited presentations and panel discussions related to these themes. The keynote address "Digging deeper into our understanding of PROs: Well-being and Pain" was given by Dr. Arthur A. Stone, Professor of Psychology at University of Southern California Los Angeles and the Director of USC Dornsife Center for Self-Report Research. Please see final program for complete list of presentations.

view final program (pdf)

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