Ms. Mann is a Research Program Leader with the Center for Health Measurement in the Department of Population Health Sciences. Over the past 12 years, she has managed research studies in education, public health, and clinical settings. Ms. Mann has experience with managing multi-site and international projects; interventional and observational research design; development of research interventions, protocols, and data collection instruments; training research staff; conducting and managing qualitative and quantitative data collection in school, clinic, and community settings; and developing and engaging community advisory boards. She specializes in the conduct of concept elicitation and cognitive interviews, focus groups, and bookmarking methodologies. Her current portfolio includes a program of 7 research studies focused on the development and validation of clinical outcomes assessments, including pediatric patient reported outcomes, observer (parent proxy) reported outcomes, and clinician reported outcomes assessments for 1) pediatric populations with chronic illness, 2) pediatric patients with acute pain, and 3) transgender children and adolescents.
Ms. Mann received her M.A. in early childhood, intervention, and literacy research methodology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a certified clinical research professional (CCRP) through the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA).