Diane provides consultancy on patient centered outcomes, specialising in qualitative research instrument development, translation and linguistic validation, and validation of electronic clinical outcome assessments (eCOA).
Diane is an expert in patient centered outcomes, with 25 years’ international experience consulting for the pharmaceutical industry in Europe and the USA.
Diane was co-founder of Oxford Outcomes (established 1997), which was sold to Icon plc in 2011. Diane has published many research papers in outcomes research and co-authored ‘Patient Reported Outcomes: an overview’ (ebook, paperback) with colleague Annabel Nixon and ‘Translating Clinical Trial Outcome Measures: An Overview). She is currently chair of the ISOQOL special interest group reviewing translation methods for COAs, and is working with Age UK on their outcomes assessment needs.