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October 2012 Issue 


Mary Politi, PhD

The Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) Center at Washington University School of Medicine will host its third annual symposium, titled “Comparative Effectiveness Research: From Study Design to Implementation,” on April 16 and 17, 2013. Keynote speakers will include Joe Selby, MD, MPH, executive director of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).

“Our Comparative Effectiveness Research Center is thrilled to welcome a number of national leaders in CER methods to present at our symposium," says Mary Politi, PhD, assistant professor of public health sciences, Siteman Cancer Center research associate and member of the symposium planning committee. "The symposium will provide numerous opportunities to discuss CER methods and receive feedback on CER projects from these national leaders.”

The symposium will be held in the Eric P. Newman Education Center. Registration information will be available online starting in December at

This program is supported by the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health, Grant Number 1KM1CA156708-01, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, the Institute of Public Health, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation, and the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, Grant Numbers UL1 TR000448, KL2 TR000450, TL1 TR000449.