Medicine and Health

Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Methodology Seminar

Department Methodology Seminar by Prof. John Browne "Psychometric Scaling: Modern Measurement Methods"

Psychometric Scaling: Modern Measurement Methods - Presented by Prof. John Browne Short biography: Professor John Browne is a health services researcher with a professional background in health psychology and psychometrics. After completing his doctorate at Trinity College Dublin he worked at the Health Services Research Unit of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) from 1998 to 2008, where he oversaw the development of the NHS Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) programme.

He is currently exploring the value of PROMs as a tool for engineering quality improvement in a variety of clinical areas including breast cancer surgery and joint replacement. He is also the Principal Investigator on the Health Research Board funded 'SIREN' programme (Study of the Implementation of Reconfiguration on Urgent and Emergency Care Networks). Professor Browne joined the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at University College Cork in January 2009 and continues to hold an honorary position at LSHTM. He has authored more than 100 publications including a co-authored text book (with Professor Judith Green of LSHTM), the 2003 NICE Head Injury Guidelines and 80 peer reviewed articles. His current H-index (October 2015) is 35.

Category: Public Lectures and Seminars: Medicine and Health
Time: 1.15pm-2pm
Location: Western Gateway Building, Room 4.05
Target Audience: All welcome
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Brenda Lynch

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