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Effective Health Care Program

Scientific Resource Center

The Scientific Resource Center (SRC) supports activities of the Effective Health Care (EHC) Program in a variety of ways, including:

  • Providing scientific and technical support to protect the scientific credibility and independence of EHC Program products
  • Coordinating peer review for evidence reports and other products
  • Supporting the work of reviews and other research projects by supplying trusted methods for conducting research and by maintaining the Methods Guide for Effectiveness and Comparative Effectiveness Reviews
  • Providing technical support for topic nomination development and selection processes

The Scientific Resource Center is located at the Portland VA Research Foundation and is led by Jeanne-Marie Guise, M.D., M.P.H., Director, and Mark Helfand, M.D., M.P.H., Senior Advisor.