Professor of Outcomes Methodology

University of Birmingham


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Professor Melanie Calvert

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Professor Melanie Calvert is Director of Birmingham Health Partners Centre for Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs) Research and Centre for Regulatory Science and Innovation. She leads PROs research within National Institute for Health and Care Research infrastructure and is a NIHR Senior Investigator.

With international collaborators she led development of international PRO guidance, including the Guidelines for Inclusion of PROs in Trials Protocols (SPIRIT-PRO extension), CONSORT-PRO extension, PRO Ethics Guidelines and is a member of the SISAQOL-IMI initiative and PROTEUS Consortium.

Recent work includes publications on inclusive and equitable PRO data collection, use of PROs in AI studies and real-world evidence generation. Her work has informed clinical guidelines, NICE, FDA and EMA guidance and Government policy.

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