Research transparency | Clinical trials | Systematic reviews | behavior Change
My research centers on evaluations of health and social interventions. I investigate methods for conducting, reporting, and synthesizing intervention research. I am particularly interested in ways to increase transparency and reproducibility, such as trial registration and data sharing. I am a core faculty member in the Center for Clinical Trials and Evidence Synthesis, the Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness, and the Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation.
I am a member of the Consolidated Standards for Reporting Trials Extension for Social and Psychological Interventions (CONSORT-SPI) executive committee and the American Psychological Association Journal Article Reporting Standards (JARS) task force, which developed reporting guidelines required by American Psychological Association (APA) journals. I serve on the Transparency and Openness Promotion (TOP) Guidelines coordinating committee, which is responsible for the dissemination and implementation of standards for research transparency, and the Registered Reports coordinating committee, which works with journals to increase the prospective registration of research. I work closely with the Clinical Trials Registration and Results Reporting Taskforce, and I am an advisor on the PROCEED study to develop a core outcome set for depression. I am also an Associate Editor for the peer review of PCORI's funded research.
In 2017, I served as a member of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Science of Behavior Change (SOBC) working group to improve NIH policies and procedures for reporting the methods and results of clinical trials of behavioral interventions. I also served as a member of the NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) working group responsible for developing standards for comparator selection in NIH trials of behavioral and social interventions.
My publications, website, and comments on social media reflect my views. Their contents do not necessarily represent the official views of the organizations that have supported my work.