Anne Skalicky

MPH, Research Scientist, Patient-Centered Research

Anne’s scientific responsibilities include the design, management, and analysis of health-related quality of life and other patient-reported outcomes projects, including instrument development and evaluation studies using both qualitative and quantitative methods. She has over 15 years of prior experience designing and implementing a wide range of qualitative and quantitative research projects in the United States as well as overseas. Her research has involved a range of therapeutic areas, including Parkinson’s disease, migraine, cancer, liver disease, mental health, obesity, HIV/AIDS, communication disorders, and experience working with developing pediatric and adult patient-reported outcome instruments, parent-report and clinician-reported instruments. She has extensive conducting qualitative interview and focus groups across the age spectrum; including parent- and clinician- reporters. In addition, Anne has experience with cross-cultural content and linguistic validation of instruments. Prior to joining Evidera, Anne was a research scientist in the department of health services at the University of Washington working on several large National Institutes of Health–funded instrument development studies. Previously she has worked in South Africa, developing a HIV/AIDS field research program for the department of international health; a field director at the Boston University School of Public Health Data Coordinating Center, and as a project coordinator for a large multi-site pediatric nutrition surveillance study in the department of pediatrics at Boston Medical Center. Anne also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala. Anne’s work has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Quality of Life Research, Journal of Child Neurology, Maternal and Child Health and AIDS. She has made scientific presentations to the Pediatrics Academic Society, International Society for Quality of Life Research and conducted a workshop in qualitative methods at the International Society for Quality of Life Research. She earned a master’s degree in public health (with concentrations in epidemiology and health services) from Boston University and bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Anne is fluent in Spanish.