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Stephen Joel Coons

Critical Path Institute
Executive Director, PRO Consortium
Stephen Joel Coons is Executive Director of the Patient-Reported Outcome (PRO) Consortium at Critical Path Institute (C-Path). C-Path, an independent nonprofit organization, established the PRO Consortium in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the pharmaceutical industry to advance the assessment of patient-focused clinical trial endpoints. Stephen earned BS (University of Connecticut), MS, MEd, and PhD (University of Arizona) degrees and completed post-doctoral training at the University of California, San Diego. He joined C-Path in 2009 after a 23-year academic career. Stephen is a fellow in the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists and Professor Emeritus at the University of Arizona.