Tools to Improve Use of Patient-Reported Outcomes in Clinical Trials: Introducing the PROTEUS Toolbox

Date: Thursday, September 9, 2021
Time: 1:30 – 2:30 pm EST via Webcast


This session provides an opportunity for NIH Program Directors, Research Support Staff, and Pre- and Post-Doctoral Trainees to learn more about the recently completed PROTEUS (Patient-Reported Outcomes Tools: Engaging Users & Stakeholders)External Web Site Policy Toolbox.

PROTEUS brings together a set of resources to enhance the rigor and utility of PROs endpoints in clinical trials. This webinar highlights how PROTEUS can improve the collection, analysis, interpretation, and applicability of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in trials.

In this webinar, speakers and discussants

  • Provide an overview of PROTEUS, including its goals, methods, and future directions
  • Describe the methodologic tools available within PROTEUS, including standards, guidance documents, checklists, and training videos, and describe their use in defining PRO-based trial endpoints, developing study protocols, and analyzing, reporting, and displaying PRO data
  • Highlight ways NIH staff and trainees can implement PROTEUS resources when consulting with grant applicants, reviewing protocols or manuscripts, or planning training activities

Pre-Webinar Resources

For more information visit our website.

Intended Audience

NIH Program Directors, Pre- and Post-Doctoral Trainees at NIH, other NIH Staff.


Claire Snyder

Claire Snyder, MHS, PhD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Michael Brundage

Michael Brundage, MD, MSc, FRCP(C)
Director, Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology
Queen's Cancer Research Institute


Paul B. Jacobsen

Paul B. Jacobsen, PhD
Healthcare Delivery Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences: NCI

Diane St. Germain

Diane St. Germain, RN, MS
Community Oncology and Prevention Trials Research Group
Division of Cancer Prevention: NCI

Sandra A. Mitchell

Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP
Outcomes Research Branch
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences: NCI

This webinar will be archived on the HDRP Events webpage.

Last Updated: 25 May, 2023