Patients as Data Partners
In the first of two webinars, Suz Schrandt, JD discusses the important role patients play in capturing meaningful data.
Suz Schrandt is a patient and patient engagement advocate with a health and disability law background. She is the Founder and CEO of ExPPect, a patient engagement initiative aimed at putting skilled patient partners in the heart of healthcare innovation. Schrandt previously served as Director of Patient Engagement at the Arthritis Foundation, and as Deputy Director of Patient Engagement for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (“PCORI”). Her career spans work in health reform, bioethics, genetic discrimination, and chronic disease self-management, as well as a long history in patient-led clinical training. Schrandt is one of nine voting members on the FDA’s inaugural Patient Engagement Advisory Committee, the Chairperson for the International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research North American Patient Roundtable, and is an invited speaker at numerous US and international conferences. Schrandt received her law degree from the University of Kansas and has co-authored multiple peer-reviewed articles on health policy and the value of patient engagement.