Christine McDonough, PhD, PT
Dr. Christine McDonough serves as an advisor for all consortium projects with respect to the development, selection, and application of outcome measures. She provides guidance on all Comparative Effectiveness/Clinical Research Design Core efforts related to outcome measurement. Dr. McDonough is a research assistant professor in Health Policy and Management in the Health & Disability Research Institute at the Boston University School of Public Health. She is also an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Research interests include the epidemiology of disability, application of contemporary measurement methods such as Item Response Theory (IRT) and Computer Adaptive Testing (CAT) in the measurement of function. She also provides expertise in measurement for the NIH Center for the Translation of Rehabilitation Engineering Advances and Technology.