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Innovations in Aging Research Webinar


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Opportunities for Rehabilitation Researchers through PCORI

With guest speaker, Meghan Warren, PT, MPH, PhD

14 May // 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET

Researchers interested in learning more about PCORI and the application process would benefit from this webinar. In addition to some process differences compared with NIH, PCORI also has a focus on comparative effectiveness research of interventions with known efficacy. Learning more about PCORI can help potential applicants be more competitive with funding. Additionally, Dr. Warren will briefly discuss other ways people can become involved with PCORI (e.g., Advisory Panels).


Upon completion of the webinar, learners should be able to:

  1. Describe PCORI’s funding priorities and process
  2. Explain the LOI process and how this differs from NIH
  3. Describe the rehabilitation portfolio at PCORI

This webinar was not recorded




Dr. Warren is a Program Officer at the Patient Centered Outcome Research Institute (PCORI) where she manages a diverse comparative effectiveness research portfolio. She also supports the development of PCORI funding announcements and works on the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities priority area. Before transitioning to PCORI, Dr. Warren was a Professor of Physical Therapy and Director of the Interdisciplinary Health PhD program at Northern Arizona University and a Research Collaborator at Mayo Clinic. She conducted research in sports injury epidemiology and health services research. Dr. Warren received her BS in Physical Therapy from Boston University, her MPH in Epidemiology from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and her PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health.