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PEPReC Technical Advisory Council

The Technical Advisory Council is comprised of senior VA researchers and clinicians with experience conducting partnered evaluations and managing resource centers as well as nationally known academics with an interest in randomized program evaluation.

The Technical Advisory Committee engages with center staff and HSR&D/QUERI leadership regarding ways to ensure that scholarly standards are maintained while research plans are adapted to provide timely responses to the needs of operations and policy partners.  They also provide technical review of research protocols and help set priorities for generalizable research.

In consultation with the Technical Advisory Committee, PEPReC will seek opportunities to conduct workshops at national scholarly meetings and offer cyberseminars through channels established by HSR&D.  We will also consult with HSR&D and QUERI leadership about other dissemination and education options including meetings focused specifically on partnered evaluation.

Committee Members:

CHAIR: Matthew Maciejewski, PhD, Research Career Scientist, Durham VA Medical Center

Stuart Buck, JD, PhD, Vice President of Research Integrity. Arnold Foundation

Mark Helfand, MD, MS, MPH, Director, Evidence Synthesis Program, VA Portland Health Care System

Denise Hynes, PhD, MPH, RN, Director, Veterans Information Resource Center, Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital

Maria Souden, PhD, MSI, Acting Director, Research Health Scientist, VA Information Resource Center (VIReC)

Todd Wagner, PhD, Director, Health Economics Resource Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System