PROCARD’s annual congress 2017

Special focus; An Update in analytical methods for Patient-Reported Outcomes from Yale University

Members of the PROCARD research group arranged their Annual Congress at Solstrand Fjord Hotel (Norway) September 28th and 29th, 2017.

Members of the PROCARD Research group at our annual conference at Solstrand Hotel
Members of the PROCARD Research group at our annual conference at Solstrand Hotel.

Besides updates on the latest results from several research projects, PROCARD members had a session focusing on Advances in analytical methods for Patient-Reported Outcomes: When More than One Outcome Matters, by Heather Allore. Professor Heather Allore is the founder of the field of Gerontological Biostatistics and she currently directs the Yale Program on Aging Biostatistics http://medicine.yale.edu/news/heather_allore-1.profile?source=news Her research has focused, among others, on issues related to the design and analysis of studies of multiple chronic conditions. She has contributed in more than 160 publications. Professor Allore is chair of the Scientific Advisory Board in the CONCARD Study:

https://helse-bergen.no/avdelinger/hjarteavdelinga/procard/prosjekt#concard-pci

From left; Tone M Norekvål, Rikke Søgaard,  Heather Allore og Tina Hansen
From left; Tone M Norekvål, Rikke Søgaard, Heather Allore og Tina Hansen

Professor Rikke Søgaard, Aarhus University in Denmark, was invited to participate in the first day of the conference, together with postdoc. candidate Tina Hansen from Gentofte Hospital, also in Denmark . Professor Rikke Søgaard is a professor in health economy at Aarhus University and also a member of the scientific advisory board of the CONCARD Study. http://pure.au.dk/portal/da/rikke.sogaard@ki.au.dk