Elizabeth Dansie Bacci
Elizabeth has more than six years’ experience working in outcomes research in a variety of therapeutic areas, such as bipolar depression, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, type II diabetes, chronic fatigue and pain, and rare disease. Her primary research interest lies in the development and assessment of patient reported health outcome assessments to be used in clinical trials, in addition to facilitating the interpretation, comprehension, and meaningfulness of clinical trial results by consumers (e.g., clinicians, payers). She has played a key role in the development of patient reported outcome measures through the entire lifecycle of development, designed and performed secondary analyses of existing datasets to evaluate the responsiveness and psychometric properties of various health assessments, conducted clinical trials evaluating efficacy of different treatment modalities, and developed complex analytic plans for statistical analyses of large datasets. She is also responsible for project and team management, including staff, budget, and execution of timelines. Elizabeth’s specific expertise lies in the assessment of the measurement properties of patient reported outcome measures using advanced statistical modeling, and her knowledge and experience in multiple therapeutic areas will position the Evidera team to anticipate challenges and provide solutions in multiple disease areas.
Elizabeth’s work has been presented at national and international conferences, such as the American Pain Society, Sleep, Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society, International Society for Quality of Life Research, International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, and American Psychiatric Association. She has authored or co-authored several book chapters and multiple manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals, such as BMC Psychiatry, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration, Pain, Journal of Pain, Respiratory Research, Psychosomatic Medicine, Psychosomatics, Annals of Behavioral Medicine, British Journal of Anaesthesia, and Ethnicity and Disease.
Elizabeth received her BS in psychology from Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah, and her master’s and doctoral degrees in experimental and applied psychological science from Utah State University in Logan, Utah.