UWCORR News

University of Washington Center on Outcomes Research in Rehabilitation (PI: Dagmar Amtmann, PhD) Approved for $500,000 Research Funding Award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

A research team at University of Washington has been approved for over a half a million dollar funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to develop PROMIS pain catastrophizing and pain self-efficacy item banks. The study is one of 46 proposals PCORI approved for funding on Tuesday, Sept. 30, to advance the field of comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) and provide patients, healthcare providers, and other clinical decision makers with information that will help them make better-informed choices.