Dennis A. Revicki
Dennis has more than 30 years’ experience in designing and conducting studies involving health-related quality of life assessment, health services research, psychometrics, and health outcomes research. Dennis’ primary research interest is in studying health outcomes including applications of health-status assessment and health-utility measures in clinical trials and outcomes research. He has designed and conducted health-related quality of life studies to evaluate outcomes of medical treatment for asthma, chronic hepatitis C, acute and chronic pain, chronic renal disease, various cancers, female and male sexual disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, depression, and other chronic diseases.
Dennis completed his graduate work in quantitative psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1981. He has directed research and evaluation projects at Evidera, United BioSource Corporation, MEDTAP International, Battelle, Veterans Administration Health Services Research and Development Service, East Carolina University School of Medicine, and the University of North Carolina Department of Psychiatry and School of Education.
Dennis holds faculty appointments in the Department of Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, University of Florida; and Department of Psychiatry, Georgetown University Medical Center. Dennis has over 380 journal publications, and more than 30 book chapters on health status assessment and pharmacoeconomics. In 2005, he edited a book with Dr. William Lenderking on advances in health outcomes research and methods. More recently, he edited a book with Steve Reise titled “Handbook of Item Response Theory Modeling: Applications to Typical Performance Assessment” in 2015. He is a member of the American Pain Society and the International Society for Quality of Life Research. He was formerly the Treasurer and a Member of the Board for the International Society for Quality of Life Research. In 2007, he received the ISOQOL President’s Award for his contributions to health outcomes research.