Debuts October 22
Joe V. Selby, M.D., M.P.H.
Executive Director of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Joe V. Selby, M.D., M.P.H., is the first Executive Director of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). A family physician, clinical epidemiologist and health services researcher, he has dedicated his career to patient care, clinical research and administration. At PCORI, he works to identify and address strategic issues and opportunities for PCORI and to implement and administer the research agenda authorized by the PCORI Board of Governors.
Building on the foundational work of the Board, Selby leads the continuing development of PCORI as a research organization, overseeing the implementation of its research agenda, its external communications, and its work to establish effective on-going, two-way engagement channels with each of PCORI’s key stakeholder groups, beginning with patients.
Selby joined PCORI from Kaiser Permanente, Northern California, where he was a researcher for 27 years, serving as Director of the Division of Research for the last 13 years. In this role, he led a department of more than 50 investigators and 500 research staff working on more than 250 ongoing studies. An accomplished researcher, Selby has authored more than 220 peer-reviewed articles, primarily in the areas of primary care delivery; diabetes mellitus outcomes and quality improvement; colorectal cancer screening strategies; population management for chronic conditions; and quality measurement.
Selby was elected to membership in the Institute of Medicine in 2009. A native of Fulton, Missouri, Selby received his medical degree from Northwestern University; his training in family medicine from Contra Costa County Family Medicine Program, Martinez, CA, and his master’s in public health from the University of California, Berkeley. He served as a commissioned officer in the Public Health Service with the National Health Services Corp from 1976-1983 and received the Commissioned Officer's Award in 1981.
Dr. Selby was appointed PCORI executive director on May 16, 2011.
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