Dr. Trudy Mallinson is Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical Research and Leadership and the Department of Health, Human Function, and Rehabilitation Sciences. She is Associate Dean for Research in Health Sciences, The George Washington University, Washington DC. She serves as the Program Director for Doctoral Research in the PhD for Translational Health Sciences and Director of the Advanced Metrics Lab. Her primary research interest is how better outcomes measurement can improve health care for patients and inform health care policy.
Her current research addresses a variety of rehabilitation measurement issues including: measuring the recovery of consciousness in patients with severe traumatic brain injury, the standardization and calibration of functional performance assessments to enable comparison of patient outcomes across post-acute care rehabilitation settings, and the role of caregivers in shared decision making.