Mona Martin, RN, MPA, is a registered nurse, with a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Kentucky. Coming from a public health and community development background, she began her research career at the University of Washington in 1986. After spending 9 years in the area of research methods and instrument development for health promotion programs, she became one of the founding partners, and Director of Health Research Associates (HRA).

Through her previous work at the University of Washington and currently as Director of HRA, Mona has participated in patient-based outcomes research on an international basis, and has been a part of the development teams for a variety of published measures, including the I-QOL, SFB, SAIL, MS-QOL, IBSQOL, OWL-QOL, US version of the WHOQOL, the N-QOL, the BPH-PIM, new models of treatment satisfaction measures (for Migraine and Asthma), and the current effort to develop a WHOQOL version for older adults. She has directed several international studies, including the recent LIDO project (Longitudinal Investigation of Depression Outcomes), and has nearly 18 years experience in measurement development, validation, and cross-cultural adaptation.

Mona is a long-standing member of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL), the International Society for Pharmacoeconomic Outcomes Research (ISPOR), the International Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS), and the National Institute for Clinical Applied Behavioral Medicine (NACABM).

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