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SVS  SVS Foundation

 Clinical Research & Comparative Effectiveness Committee

  • Wei Zhou, MD​, Chair
  • Matthew Corriere, MD
  • Jens Eldrup-Jorgensen, MD
  • Raul Guzman, MD
  • Misty Humphries, MD
  • Robert Hye, MD
  • Panos Kougias, MD
  • Albeir Mousa, MD
  • Gustavo Oderich, MD
  • Virendra Patel, MD
  • Caron Rockman, MD
  • Andres Schanzer, MD
  • David Stone, MD
  • Sarah Murphy, Staff Liaison

Scope of Work

  • Oversee programs to encourage clinical research opportunities to encourage interest and development of clinical investigators and clinical research proposals, including those addressing comparative effectiveness and cost effectiveness of vascular interventions


  • Manage Clinical Research Seed Grant program
  • Participate in Clinical Research Endorsement Program
  • Monitor clinical and comparative effectiveness research activities of NIH, AHRQ, PCORI, and the Institute of Medicine and evaluate SVS participation and/or responses to comment opportunities
  • Communicate developments within the national clinical and comparative effectiveness research agenda to SVS members (i.e. updates, educational programs and/or publications)
  • Initiate activities to address critical issues related to clinical and comparative effectiveness research in vascular disease, especially those related to the SVS Clinical Research Priorities

Updated September 2013​​

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