Collaborators & Partners


The LIBRE project is a collaboration between the Boston University School of Public Health’s Department of Health Law, Policy and Management, the Boston-Harvard Burn Injury Model System and the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors.


Boston University School of Public Health, Dept. of Health Law, Policy and Management

The Boston University School of Public Health aims to improve the health of local, national and international populations, particularly the disadvantaged, under-served and vulnerable, through excellence and innovation in education, research and service. LIBRE is housed within the Department of Health Policy and Management which has one of the largest health services research programs in the country. The research agenda of the department focuses on: health economics, health quality assessment, health outcomes measurement and health management research.



Boston-Harvard Burn Injury Model System (BH-BIMS)

BH-BIMS is a collaborative research effort between Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Shriners Hospital for Children – Boston to improve care for burn survivors. The mission of the burn programs at Shriners, MGH, and SRH is to promote excellence in patient care, education, and research.  The BH-BIMS is one of four sites that has been awarded a national grant for research from the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).



The Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors

The Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors is the leading national nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering anyone affected by a burn injury through peer support, education, and advocacy. For more than 30 years the Society has partnered with survivors, families, health care professionals, burn centers and the fire industry to support recovery, improve the quality of burn care and prevent burn injury. Based in Grand Rapids, Michigan the Society is committed to advancing recovery resources, providing environments to renew the spirit and to supporting a positive return to life.



LIBRE would not be possible without the assistance and support from the following partner organizations.

American Burn Association

Arizona Burn Center

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Burn Center

Burn Survivors of New England

Hennepin County Medical Center

John Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Massachusetts General Hospital Sumner Redstone Burn Center

Massachusetts General Hospital Lester and Nancy Fraser Outpatient Burn Center

Maine Medical Center

MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center

Mt. Sinai Beth Israel Center

Nebraska Medicine

North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center

Saint Barnabas Medical Center

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Boston

University of California Irvine Health Regional Burn Center

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

University of Michigan Health Systems

University of Nebraska Medical Center

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

University of Washington Regional Burn Center

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health