Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Fabio  Efficace, PhD

Fabio Efficace, PhD

Adjunct Professor of Medical Social Sciences

Focus of Work

Bio

My main research focuses in improving health-related quality of life (HRQOL) outcomes for patients suffering from hematologic diseases including, for example, acute and chronic leukemia’s, myelodysplastic syndromes, lymphoma and multiple myeloma. Enhancing the application of patient-reported outcomes (PRO) in clinical research and practice to improve healthcare quality, and facilitate clinical decision-making, is also an important area of my research agenda. I am also interested in methodologica...[Read full text]My main research focuses in improving health-related quality of life (HRQOL) outcomes for patients suffering from hematologic diseases including, for example, acute and chronic leukemia’s, myelodysplastic syndromes, lymphoma and multiple myeloma. Enhancing the application of patient-reported outcomes (PRO) in clinical research and practice to improve healthcare quality, and facilitate clinical decision-making, is also an important area of my research agenda. I am also interested in methodological and statistical issues in the design, analysis and reporting of cancer clinical trials.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MSc: University of Rome Sapienza, Italy, Faculty of Psychology (1998)
  • PhD: University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Academic Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine (2004)
  • Fellowship: European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC), Brussels, Belgium (2001)

Contact

312/503-3303

633 N. St Clair, 19th Floor
Chicago IL 60611