Lori Frank

Lori Frank, PhD
Director of Engagement Research
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
1828 L Street, NW 9th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202 394 1494



Associate Director & Co-Chair, Methods Core
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Georgetown University Department of Psychiatry

Research Interests

Patient reported outcome measure development, patient-centered outcomes research

Representative publications
  • Frank L, Lenderking WR, Howard K, Cantillon M. Patient Self-Report for Evaluating Mild Cognitive Impairment and Prodromal Alzheimer’s Disease. Alzheimer’s Research and Therapy 2011; 3:35.
  • Chung J, Frank L, Subramanian A, Galen S, Leonhard S, Green BL. A qualitative evaluation of barriers to care for trauma-related mental health problems among low-income minorities in primary care. Journal of Nervous and Mental Diseases, forthcoming.
  • Green BL, Kaltman S, Frank L, Glennie, M, Subramanian A, Fritts-Wilson M, Neptune D, Chung J. Primary Care Providers' Experiences with Trauma Patients: A Qualitative Study. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. 2011; 3:37-41.
  • Frank L, Howard K, Jones R, Lacey L, Leibman C, Lleo A, Mannix S, McLaughlin T, Mucha L, Zarit S. A Qualitative Assessment of the Concept of Dependence in Alzheimer’s Disease. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. 2010; 25(3):239-47.
  • Frank L, Matza LS, Hanlon J, Mannix S, Revicki D, Feltner D, Morlock RJ. The patient experience of depression and remission: Focus group results. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2007 August;195(8):647-654.
  • Frank LB. Commentary on “Health economics and the value of therapy in Alzheimer’s disease.” Report from the Alzheimer’s Association Research Roundtable on patient-reported outcomes and dementia research. Alzheimer’s & Dementia. 2007 July; 3(3):162-165.
  • Green BL, Krupnick JL, Chung J, Siddique J, Krause ED, Revicki D, Frank L, Miranda J. Impact of PTSD co-morbidity on one year outcomes in a depression trial. Journal of Clinical Psychology. 2006;62:815-835.
  • Frank L, Flynn J, Kleinman L, Margolis MK, Matza L, Beck C, Bowman L. Validation of a new symptom impact questionnaire for mild to moderate cognitive impairment. International Psychogeriatrics. 2006; 18(1):135-149.
  • Frank L, Lloyd A, Flynn J, Kleinman L, Matza L, Margolis MK, Bowman L, Bullock R. Impact of cognitive impairment on mild dementia patients and mild cognitive impairment patients and their informants. International Psychogeriatrics. 2006;18(1):151-162.
  • Frank L, Matza LS, Revicki DA, Chung J. Depression and health-related quality of life for low-income African-American women in the US. Quality of Life Research 2005;14(10):2293-2301.
  • Revicki DA, Siddique J, Frank L, Chung JY, Green BL, Krupnick J, Prasad M, Miranda J. Cost-effectiveness of evidence-based antidepressant or cognitive behavior therapy compared to community referral for major depression tailored for predominantly low-income young minority women. Archives of General Psychiatry 2005; 62:868-875.