Donald Stull, PhD

Head, Data Analytics and Design Strategy

PhD, Sociology
MA, Sociology
BA, Sociology
University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Donald E. Stull, PhD, is the Head of the Data Analytics and Design Strategy group at RTI-HS. Dr. Stull’s responsibilities include analysis of clinical trial, observational, and registry data for studies focused on patient-reported, economic, and clinical outcomes. These analyses focus on instrument development and validation, and heterogeneous response data for identifying differential responders to treatment. He holds adjunct positions at the University of Maryland (Baltimore) School of Medicine and Touro University College of Medicine. Dr. Stull has over 25 years of health outcomes and health services research experience, including studies of the measurement of physical and mental health; the validity of patient-reported health; and studies of health outcomes, such as mortality, hospitalization, and physician visits. In addition, Dr. Stull specializes in psychometrics and the analysis of longitudinal and heterogeneous data using latent growth models and factor mixture models.

Dr. Stull’s work has led to articles in publications such as Journals of Gerontology: Psychology Sciences, Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences, Heart and Lung, Research in Nursing and Health, Journal of Applied Gerontology, Value in Health, Quality of Life Research, Current Medical Research and Opinion, and Contemporary Clinical Trials. In addition, he was a coeditor of an award-winning book, Ethnic Elderly and Long-Term Care (Springer). He was Founding Editor and Editor-in-Chief of Health Outcomes Research in Medicine, published by Elsevier from 2009 to 2013.