Donna Cryer

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Donna Cryer, Secretary
Interim Executive Director, PCRF

Donna R. Cryer, JD, has channeled her personal experience as an IBD and liver transplant patient into professional advocacy as founder of CryerHealth, LLC consulting firm on patient-industry partnerships; the Global Liver Institute, a patient-driven advocacy non-profit operating in the US and Europe; and now as Interim Executive Director of the People-Centered Research Foundation, the Central Office for PCORnet.

Mrs. Cryer serves on the Executive Committees for the Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI) and the People-Centered Research Foundation, the Board of Trustees of Sibley Memorial Hospital/Johns Hopkins Medicine and the Executive Advisory Board for Tivity Health (NASDAQ: TVTY).

Mrs. Cryer previous health data experience includes being appointed by the U.S. GAO to serve as the patient and consumer representative on the Health Information Technology Policy Committee, the federal advisory body to the National Coordinator for HIT, after serving on the Consumer Engagement and Privacy/Security Workgroups and as a member of Stakeholder Advisory Group to the NIH Learning Health System Research Collaboratory. She is a frequent speaker on patient engagement with health information technology at meetings of BIO, PhRMA, AHIP, National Quality Forum, mHealth Summit, Digital Health Summit, and the National Academies of Medicine.

Mrs. Cryer received an undergraduate degree from Harvard/Radcliffe Colleges and a Juris Doctorate from the Georgetown University Law Center.

JD, Georgetown University Law Center
AB, Harvard/Radcliffe Colleges