Claudia Grossmann, Ph.D., is a senior program officer with the research infrastructure team at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). She provides oversight for initiatives designed to strengthen community-driven research, including within PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network. Before PCORI, Grossmann was with the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation in the Department of Health and Human Services, working on the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund. Before this, she spent six years as senior program officer for the Institute of Medicine (now the National Academy of Medicine), where she managed the science portfolio for the Roundtable on Value and Science-Driven Health Care (now the Leadership Consortium for Value and Science-Driven Health Care), focusing on health information technology and clinical effectiveness research. She has also worked with the California Breast Cancer Research Program and the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies. Grossmann has a BS degree in biology from Washington University in St. Louis, and a doctorate in biomedical sciences from the University of California, San Francisco.
A PCORI-funded learning network recently outlined key challenges and promising practices for improving the diversity and inclusion of patient representatives in research governance.
A PCORI-funded learning network recently developed an action-oriented, step-by-step roadmap to help patient-driven research communities define their value.