Elizabeth Cox, MD, PhD, Part of Consortium Awarded NIH U19 Grant

Researchers from Medical College of Wisconsin and the UW Department of Pediatrics were recently awarded a 4-year, $2.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIH-NIAMS), for their project entitled, “Midwest Child Patient Reported Outcomes (M-cPROs) Consortium.” The M-cPROs Consortium will utilize the NIH’s Patient-Reported Outcome Measurement Information System (PROMIS), to evaluate the physical, mental, and social health of patients. The group will focus on Pain Behavior, Pain Quality, and Physical Health, led by overall Principal Investigator, Julie Panepinto, MD, MSPH, of the Medical College of Wisconsin. Elizabeth Cox, MD, PhD, will lead the investigation into the PROMIS tools of Family Belonging and Family Involvement.

Read Related Story