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Susan Horn, PhD

University Affiliation: University of Utah School of Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: NA
City, State: Salt Lake City, UT
Email: susan.horn@hsc.utah.edu
Phone: 801-718-9149
Research Interest: practice-based evidence study designs, severity of illness measurement
Network Role: Site Investigator
Brief Bio:

Susan D. Horn, PhD is Adjunct Professor in the Department of Population Health Sciences, Health Services Innovation and Research Program, University of Utah School of Medicine. She is a statistician and health services researcher with major interest in severity of illness measurement and multi-site practice-based evidence comparative effectiveness studies. Dr. Horn developed the Comprehensive Severity Index (CSI®) with inpatient, ambulatory, long-term care, hospice, rehabilitation, and pediatric modules while a professor on the faculty of The Johns Hopkins University for 24 years. As Senior Scientist for 23 years at the Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, she has been principal investigator of more than 35 multi-site practice-based evidence comparative effectiveness projects including preventing and healing pressure ulcers in long-term care, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and post-stroke rehabilitation, and chronic cancer and non-cancer pain. Dr. Horn has published over 250 manuscripts in professional research journals. Education: PhD, Stanford University, Statistics; MS, Stanford University, Statistics; BA, Cornell University, mathematics.