Ron D. Hays, PhD

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Ron Hays recognized as one of the most highly
cited and influential scientific minds 2015-2016 (Thomson Reuters)



GoldStar  An acknowledgment/ note of thanks from the editor
of Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science..  IOVS.


Volume 12, Issue 2, June 2017

Special Section on Subjective Well-Being in Diverse Populations in the United States (pp. 237–302)

Healthmeasures User Conference September 27-28, 2017, Chicago, Illinois
Clinicians, researchers, and administrators will learn best practices from institutions around the country using PROMIS®, Neuro-QoL, ASCQ-Me
and NIH-Toolbox® to inform clinical care, advance research, and evaluate quality.

Call for abstracts submission deadline: March 3, 2017

New addition to website (8/10/16)
on Surveys/Sleep page we now provide a version of the MOS Sleep Scale Survey that includes instructions on how to fill it out.

ISOQOL 24th Annual Conference: Philadelphia,PA USA October 18-21, 2017.  More information click here.

Important Dates (see:
Workshop Proposal and Symposium Submission Deadline 30 January 2017
Presenters notify their intent to present (Symposia and Workshop): 7 April 2017
Oral and Poster Abstract Submission Deadline 17 April 2017 at 12:00 pm (Noon) Central Daylight Time (CDT)
Presenter Confirmation Deadline (Oral and Poster Presentations): 28 June 2017
Presenter Registration Deadline (All presenters must be registered): 11 August 2017
Advance Registration Deadline: 11 September 2017
ISOQOL Room Block Closes: 25 September 2017

Job Postings
[open 6/3/16 close 6/16/16]
Health Science Administrator, Dept of HHS (AHRQ):


International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL) is seeking
candidates for Editor-in-Chief of a new online only  journal:
Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes (JPRO).
More information can be found here.

Interested candidates should submit their information by June 1, 2016.


HealthMeasures User Workshop: Transforming how health is measured
was held in
Rosemont, Illinois on June 1-2, 2016

A pdf with more information about the workshop is here (flyer) and a
link to workshop agenda is here (agenda).

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Health Care Outcomes Research Cognate for Doctor of Philosophy,
UCLA Division of Health Services
(updated 8/22/14)

Leo Morales, MD PhD:

new chief diversity officer - University of Washington School of Medicine





January 20, 2011
Daily Bruin acknowledges tech-savvy professors