Duke Team Develops Chapter for The Living Textbook

Submitted by Rachel Richesson, PhD, Associate Professor, Duke School of Nursing

A team from Duke developed the “Electronic Health Records-Based Phenotyping” chapter for the online “Rethinking Clinical Trials: A Living Textbook of Pragmatic Clinical Trials” of pragmatic research. The “Living Textbook” is funded by the NIH common fund to provide researchers and health systems leaders a complete suite of information on how to understand, design, conduct, analyze, and disseminate pragmatic clinical trials (PCTs) in partnership with healthcare delivery organizations. The chapter’s authors are Rachel Richesson, PhD, MPH and Michelle Smerek, and primary contributors include Shelley Rusincovitch, Meredith Nahm Zozus, PhD, Paramita Saha Chaudhuri, PhD, W. Ed Hammond, PhD, Robert M. Califf, MD, Greg Simon, MD, Beverly Green, MD, MPH, Michael Kahn, MD, PhD, and Reesa Laws.