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Doctor holds hands with patient. PATIENTS Conference Showcases National Efforts to Build Capacity for Patient-Centered Research
Published on: August 7, 2020
Presentations from academic institutions and health care systems across the United States shared best practices and strategies to support the continued advancement of patient-centered outcomes research.


Dr. Mullins addresses stakeholders during kick-off meeting for NIA grant award. $2 Million Grant Investigates Diversity, Recruitment, and Retention in Aging Research
Published on: October 22, 2019
Collaboration between the Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine aims to develop strategies other investigators can use to help recruit and retain older adults and diverse populations in research.
Gail Graham The PATIENT Program’s Gail Graham Helping To Fight HIV and AIDS Through Education and Awareness
Published on: August 16, 2019
HIV-positive patient consultant with The PATIENTS Program utilizes the program to educate others and combat stigmas about the disease.
PATIENTS staff member pose for group photo during PATIENTS Day 2019. PATIENTS Day Bridges University of Maryland and West Baltimore Community
Published on: July 11, 2019
Interactive event aims to improve the way research is understood and talked about by community residents, patients, researchers, and trainees.
Participants at the Making Learning Health Care Communities More Patient-Centered conference listen to conference speaker. The PATIENTS Program Hosts Conference Spotlighting Patient-Centered Outcomes Research
Published on: July 1, 2019
Presentations aimed to help shape how patients, caregivers, community members, and other stakeholders conduct patient-centered research in community-based settings and health care systems.


Focus group discusses benefits of the Learning Health Care Community. Building a Learning Health Care Community
Published on: December 13, 2018
The PATIENTS Program spearheads project to help health systems, providers, and community members learn from each other.
Hilary Edwards poses with Dr. Jay Perman for photo during Employee of the Month celebration. SOP's Edwards Wins UMB Employee of the Month Award
Published on: October 25, 2018
Hillary Edwards, MPH, associate director of program management and evaluation for the School of Pharmacy’s PATIENTS Program, recognized for her work to put patients first in research and health care.
Moderator addresses panelists during PATIENTS Day 2017. PATIENTS Day Empowers Local Communities to Take Charge of Their Health
Published on: July 27, 2018
Interactive health fair offers opportunity for community members, health care providers, and researchers to learn from and teach each other how to create and sustain healthy individuals and communities in West Baltimore and nationwide.


C. Daniel Mullins, PhD PATIENTS Program Launches New Study to Increase Patient-Health System Collaboration and Promote Greater Health Equity in West Baltimore
Published on: September 1, 2017
Study will engage patients, caregivers, providers, and researchers across West Baltimore and the United States.
C. Daniel Mullins, PhD SOP's Mullins Receives MLK Diversity Award for PATIENTS
Published on: January 17, 2017
Award celebrates program's efforts to support diversity and inclusiveness in clinical studies.


Elderly man standing next to elderly woman with arm draped across her shoulders. PATIENTS Partner Organization Awarded PCORI Contract
Published on: August 16, 2016
Senior Companion Program Advisory Council receives $15,000 to fund new project titled "Seniors Helping Seniors Manage Diseases and Live Independently."
PATIENTS staff members pose for group photo during PATIENTS Day 2016. PATIENTS Day Celebrates University's Efforts to Engage Patients in Research
Published on: June 3, 2016
Day-long learning session and health fair educated members of the local community about ongoing projects in the field of patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR).
Freda Lewis-Hall, MD SOP's Annual Pumpian Lecture Puts Patients First in Health Care Research
Published on: April 13, 2016
Keynote speaker Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall addresses the importance of engaging patients as partners in health care and research to better understand their needs and the outcomes most important to them.
C. Daniel Mullins, PhD SOP's Mullins Appointed to Big Data For Patients Steering Committee
Published on: January 14, 2016
Committee will guide new program designed to provide specialized training for patients and advocates on the emerging field of data science.
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