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Tuesday, June 28 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
#247: Fit for Purpose and Modern Validity Theory in PROs

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Component Type: Session
Level: Basic
CE: ACPE 1.25 Knowledge UAN: 0286-0000-16-575-L01-P; CME 1.25; IACET 1.25; RN 1.25

Fit for purpose is an important consideration in patient-reported outcomes (PROs). This session will provide an overview of current validity theory and the thinking on the idea of fit for purpose, and situate the concept of fit for purpose within the broader topic of validity.

Learning Objectives

Articulate key concepts in modern psychometric validity theory; Describe the notion of fit for purpose as it relates to patient/clinician reported outcomes.

Chair

R.J. Wirth, PhD

Speaker

Current Thinking in Validity Theory
Jonathan D Rubright, PhD, MSc

Validity: US Regulatory Considerations
Ashley F. Slagle

How Does Fit for Purpose Fit in Validity Theory?
Michael Edwards, PhD, MA



Chair
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R.J. Wirth

President, Vector Psychometric Group, LLC
R.J. Wirth is President and managing partner at VPG. He trained in the L. L. Thurstone Psychometric Lab, receiving his PhD in Quantitative Psychology from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. His research focuses on modern psychometrics with an emphasis on measurement invariance in longitudinal models. He has published numerous book chapters and journal articles appearing in outlets such as Health Psychology, Medical Care... Read More →

Speakers
ME

Michael Edwards

Managing Partner, Vector Psychometric Group, LLC
Michael C. Edwards is a managing partner at VPG. He earned his PhD in Quantitative Psychology from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. His research is generally focused on modern psychometrics with specific emphases on item response theory, factor analysis, and computerized adaptive testing. Dr. Edwards is also an Associate Professor in the quantitative area of the Department of Psychology at The Ohio State University.
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Jonathan Rubright

Psychometrician, National Board of Medical Examiners
As psychometrician at the National Board of Medical Examiners, Jonathan shoulders operational responsibility for high-stakes medical exams and leads exam-related research. Prior to NBME, he worked at AICPA and also evaluated tests to support research on human subjects with impaired cognition. His unique background in medicine, measurement, and certification/licensure allows him to manage tensions between methodological rigor, practical... Read More →
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Ashley Slagle

Scientific and Regulatory Consultant, Aspen Consulting, LLC
Dr. Slagle is a consultant who provides scientific and regulatory advice to drug product developers on patient centered drug development. Formerly with the US FDA Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA) Staff, her experience includes over 15 years of policy analysis and outcomes research, including COA development, implementation, and analysis to evaluate treatment benefit for regulatory purposes. She received her PhD in Pharmaceutical Health... Read More →


Tuesday June 28, 2016 2:00pm - 3:15pm
105AB Pennsylvania Convention Center 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 USA