9th June 2016 Advances in PROMS @scharrheds


Advances in Patient Reported Outcomes Research and their application to decision making.

Hosted by Professor John Brazier (j.e.brazier@sheffield.ac.uk), ScHARR, University of Sheffield and CLAHRC Yorkshire and Humber and Elizabeth Gibbons (elizabeth.gibbons@dph.ox.ac.uk), Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford and CLAHRC Oxford in collaboration with Professor Jose M Valderas, University of Exeter Medical School and CLAHRC Peninsula and Professor Peter Jones, Neuroscience epicentre, University of Cambridge and CLAHRC East of England.

In the UK there are many PROMS events.  There are no national researcher led activities on methodologies around development, testing and use of PROMS in different contexts and settings. The aim is to bring together leading researchers to discuss cutting edge developments in PROMS research.  There will be three plenary sessions on ‘Realist synthesis’, using ‘Computer Adaptive Testing’ and ‘Wellbeing’.  The morning will comprise of sixteen parallel sessions which will be open to competition and posters; submissions from PhD and young researchers will be encouraged.

Thursday 9 June 2016 – Royal Victoria Hotel, Sheffield.

Plenary speakers
Realist synthesis – Associate Professor Joanne Greenhalgh, Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law, University of Leeds – http://www.sociology.leeds.ac.uk/people/staff/greenhalgh

Using Computer Adaptive Testing – Professor Tim Croudace – School of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Dundee – http://nursingmidwifery.dundee.ac.uk/staff-member/professor-tim-croudace

Wellbeing – Professor John Brazier – ScHARR, University of Sheffield – https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/scharr/sections/heds/staff/brazier_j

Abstract submission open – Monday 11 January 2016
Peer reviewers will be required – open to offers or recommendations.

Registration open – Monday 1 February 2016
Fees £30.00 (free to PhD students).

Further details to follow.

General enquiries can be directed to the conference team: promsconf@sheffield.ac.uk

Please see our website for further information: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/scharr/sections/heds/promsconference2016

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