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Congratulations to Vincent Lo Re, MD, MSCE for being elected to a 3-year term on the Board of Directors of the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology!

Congrats to CPeRT Investigators and LDI fellows Drs. Guevara, Bekelman and Neuman on their PCORI grants!

Dr. Neuman received $11.9 million for a five year project examining  whether older adults undergoing surgery for hip fracture have greater likelihood of regaining function and independence and experience fewer complications and less pain if they receive nerve blocking regional anesthesia or general anesthesia.

Dr. Bekelman received $11.9 million for a five year project examining the effectiveness of new proton beam therapy versus conventional photon radiation therapy in treating breast cancer and minimizing collateral damage to healthy organs and tissue.

Dr. Guevara received $2.1 million for a three year project examining the comparative effectiveness of an electronic patient portal designed for ADHD care and a care manager combined with the portal as communication strategy to share patient and family treatment preferences and goals.

We are truly honored to be able to call you members of the CPeRT team- Congratulations!