Outcomes and Measurement Science

The mission of the Outcomes and Measurement Science Hub within the Department of Medical Social Sciences (MSS) is to improve human health through better measurement and innovative implementation.

Outcomes research and measurement science are the building blocks of excellent healthcare.”

Richard C. Gershon, PhD
Patricia Franklin, MD
Hub co-directors

We are a large group of more than 25 primary and about a dozen secondary faculty members supported by over 50 software developers, project managers, systems implementation professionals and other staff members. Collectively, we believe that good measurement is the foundation of good science and healthcare. Our best and most important scientific questions can only be answered with good measurement. Our faculty include qualitative methodologists who identify what matters most to people affected by illness or disability, quantitative experts who know how to compose and validate measures, clinicians who apply these measures in practice to improve health and healthcare delivery and health informaticians who develop technologies for clinical and research implementation.


Our Scientists

Primary Faculty

Michael Bernard Bass, MS
Andrew Berry, PhD
Courtney Blackwell, PhD
David Cella, PhD
Anna Chorniy, PhD
Patricia Franklin, MD, MPH, MBA
Sofia Garcia, PhD
Richard Gershon, PhD
George Jesus Greene, PhD
James Griffith, PhD
Emily Ho, PhD
Julie Hook, MBA, PhD
Sally Elizabeth Jensen, PhD
Aaron Kaat, PhD
Karen Ann Kaiser, PhD
Michael Anthony Kallen, PhD, MPH
Jin-Shei Lai, PhD
Maxwell Mansolf, PhD
Miriam Novack, PhD
Cindy Nowinski, MD, PhD
Timothy Patrick Pearman, PhD
Devin Peipert, PhD
Sarah Pila, PhD
Christine Rini, PhD
Nan Rothrock, PhD
Benjamin Schalet, PhD
Sara Shaunfield, PhD
Philip Sherlock, PhD
Yusuke Shono, PhD
Xiaodan Tang, PhD
Kimberly Webster, MA
Stephanie Young, PhD


Secondary Faculty

Elizabeth Hahn, MS
Katherina Hauner, PhD
Carol Haywood, PhD, OTR/L
Lisa Hirschhorn, MD, MPH
Patrick Janulis, PhD
Leigha MacNeill, PhD
Daniel Mroczek, PhD
Gregory Phillips II, PhD
David Victorson, PhD
Lauren Wakschlag, PhD
Christine Wood, PhD

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