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Elisabeth Welter, MS, MA
Research Assistant
Neurological Outcomes Center
Case Western Reserve University
2103 Cornell Road
Cleveland, OH 44106


Elisabeth Welter is the research manager at the Neurological Outcomes Center (NOC) at University Hospitals Case Medical Center (UHCMC).  UHCMC is the primary hospital affiliation of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (CWRU).  The UHCMC Neurological Institute (NI) is a fully integrated multidisciplinary institute in Northeast Ohio dedicated to improving outcomes in patients with disease of the nervous system, comprising 15 Centers of Excellence and 100 specialists in the areas of neurology, neurosurgery, neuropsychiatry, neuroradiology, neuro-oncology, neuro-ophthalmology, and related medical and surgical specialties. The UHCMC NI conducts numerous clinical research trials annually (including federally funded, foundation and industry-sponsored projects) and has a vibrant basic science translational research program.  Before joining NOC, Elisabeth was Manager of the Neurology Clinical Trials Unit of UHCMC.  She has over 10 years of experience with clinical research for various neurological conditions, and over 10 years of experience in basic neuroscience research. She holds an MS in cell biology from McGill University, Montreal, and an MA in biomedical ethics from CWRU. She has experience in managing multi-site projects and is CWRU administrative lead for a Medical Education Partnership (MEPI) neurology training grant in collaboration with two Medical Schools in Uganda. Elisabeth will serve as the project manager for the MEW project at CWRU.

Related MEW publications

LaFrance W, Ranieri R, Bamps Y , S Stoll SC, Sahoo SS,Welter E, Sams J, Tatsuoka C, Sajatovic M.(2015).Comparison of common data elements from the Managing Epilepsy Well (MEW) Network integrated database and a well-characterized sample with nonepileptic seizures. Epilepsy & Behavior. 45: 136-141.

Sahoo S, Zhang GQ, Bamps Y, Fraser RT, Stoll SC, Lhatoo SD, Tatsuoka C, Welter E, Sajatovic M. (2015).Managing Information Well: Towards an Ontology-driven Informatics Platform for Data Sharing and Secondary Use in Epilepsy Self-Management Research Centers. Health Informatics Journal. [ePub ahead of print March 13, 2015]
doi: 10.1177/1460458215572924

Sahoo S, Ramesh P, Welter E, Bukach A, Valdez J, Tatsuoka C, Bamps Y, Stoll S, Jobst B, Sajatovic M.(in press). Insight: An Ontology-based Integrated Database and Analysis Platform for Epilepsy Self-Management Research. International Journal of Medical Informatics



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