PROMIS provides researchers efficient, reliable, and valid assessments of adult
and child (pediatric) self–reported health including ability to function,
symptoms, feelings, and perceptions. All measures are based on a rigorous methodology.
PROMIS measures can be used as primary or secondary endpoints in clinical studies
of the effectiveness of treatment. PROMIS provides researchers with important information
about the effect of therapy that cannot be obtained by any means other than patient
View a short (3 minute) video that
provides a brief description on what PROMIS is.
Learn more about PROMIS instruments, instrument development, instrument reliability
and validity, CAT and the Assessment Center by viewing a series of six short
Learn more about item response theory through this 6-part
series on item response theory.
View presentations about the science behind PROMIS:
- Presentation by Kevin Weinfurt, PhD, Principal Investigator, PROMIS Research
Site, Duke University Medical Center
- Presentation by David Cella, PhD, Principal Investigator, PROMIS Statistical
Center, Northwestern University
Check out some sample questions from
item bank forms. You may also receive a zip file of selected PROMIS short forms by email.
If you are using PROMIS research data in a manuscript that will be published, please
be sure to include these acknowledgements in your paper.