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Clinical Consortium

About PEPPER | Clinical Consortium | For Investigators

The PEPPER trial will enroll 25,000 patients across 25 sites in North America. To learn how to participate, please contact the program manager, Carol Lambourne at 843-792-2913 or You may also contact a site principal investigator at a participating institution near you from the list below.

Institution  State Institution PI PI Email
Anderson Orthopaedic Institute VA Kevin Fricka
Cleveland Clinic OH
Michael Mont
Dartmouth - Hitchcock Medical Center  NH  Wayne Moschetti
Duke University Medical Center
NC Michael Bolognesi 
Geisinger Medical Center  PA Michael Suk
Johns Hopkins University
MD Robert Sterling
Lahey Clinic MA Michael Kain
Larkin Community Hospital
FL Carlos Lavernia
London Health Sciences Centre
ONT Brent Lanting
Mayo Clinic MN Kevin Perry
Mayo Clinic Arizona AZ Mark Spangehl
Medical University of South Carolina SC Richard Friedman
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush IL Scott Sporer
New York University NY Richard Iorio
Penn State Hershey Medical Center  PA Charles Davis
Sinai Hospital, Baltimore
MD James Nace
Stanford University Hospital
CA William Maloney
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Hospital  AR C. Lowry Barnes
University of California, Los Angeles
CA Bert Thomas
University of Nebraska NE Kevin Garvin
University of Pennsylvania PA Charles Nelson
University of Virginia VA James Browne
University of Washington Medical Center WA Navin Fernando
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center VA William Jiranek
West Virginia University WV Brock Lindsey

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is an independent, nonprofit organization authorized by Congress in 2010. Its mission is to fund research that will provide patients, their caregivers, and clinicians with the evidence-based information needed to make better-informed healthcare decisions. PCORI is committed to continually seeking input from a broad range of stakeholders to guide its work.