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The Center for Research in Medical Education and Health Care collaborates with multiple other Thomas Jefferson University faculty and staff. These individuals served a major role on externally funded Center projects in the current academic year.
Scott W. Keith, PhD, MS
Biostatistics Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics
Dr. Keith received his BA from The University of Vermont, his MS in Mathematics from The University of New Orleans, and his PhD in Biostatistics from The University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is Associate Editor of Frontiers in Nutrition Methodology and an editorial board member of the American Journal of Medical Quality. Dr. Keith’s research interests include obesity-related outcomes, cancer outcomes, risk of hospitalization, medication usage and policy, modeling event rate data and developing nonlinear statistical methods. He teaches GC 630: “Fundamentals of Clinical Trials” in the Jefferson College of Life Sciences. Dr. Keith is collaborating with Center faculty and staff on several projects being performed in collaboration with the Agency for Health and Social Care of the Emilia-Romagna Region and the Parma Local Health Authority.
Mary R. Robeson
Mary R. Robeson has worked with collaborative projects studying the quality and cost of care in the Italian health care system and in the development of a longitudinal, population-based, health care utilization database including the four million residents of the Emilia-Romagna Region of Italy. She has also been involved in student assessment and evaluation of the medical education programs. Ms. Robeson also has played a major role in the data analysis and scoring of the OSCEs at the Clinical Skills Center and had been responsible for collecting systematic data to monitor the core clinical clerkships at the University and other affiliated hospitals. She has been a consultant for the evaluation services for the Medical College and the College of Health Professions and also worked as an Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Jefferson. Her background is in psychology and sociology, statistics, testing, and measurement. Ms. Robeson holds a master’s degree in educational measurement from the University of Pennsylvania.