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Cristina Murray-Krezan will chair the PCORI Clinical Trials Advisory Panel


Cristina Murray-Krezan, associate professor of medicine and clinical and translational science at Pitt, was selected by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) board of governors as chair of the organization’s Clinical Trials Advisory Panel.

The panel advises those conducting research through the PCORI Methodology Committee on the selection, research design, implementation, and technical issues of clinical trials for patient-centered outcomes. Murray-Krezan has served on the committee for three years and served as co-chair in 2022-23.

Murray-Krezan joined Pitt in 2021 as co-director of the Center for Clinical Trials and Data Coordination and associate director for clinical trials in the Center for Research on Health Care Data Center.

In addition to her new role as chair, Murray-Krezan serves on two committees for the Society for Clinical Trials and is a longtime member of both the American Statistical Association and the International Biometric Society. In 2016, she co-founded the University of New Mexico Statistics and Data Coordinating Center and served as its director until 2021.