Research Triangle Park, NC - Alejandro Arana, MD, a pharmacoepidemiologist with over 15 years of experience, joined RTI Health Solutions (RTI-HS) as a Director of Epidemiology. He will be based in our Barcelona, Spain office.
Dr. Arana brings considerable experience in regulatory observational studies using different data collection methods, including automated health databases. His broad therapeutic experience includes projects in neurosciences and methodology. His background includes applying preventive medicine and public health methods to risk management, developing risk minimization strategies, and providing risk minimization assessment evaluations.
"Alejandro has an impressive background in pharmacepidemiology research and risk management that will be a valuable resource to clients and research partners. We feel privileged that he has joined our team!" said Susana Perez-Gutthann, MD, Global Head of Epidemiology.
Dr. Arana earned an MD degree at University of Zaragoza, Spain, and has a specialty in preventive medicine and public health.
Dr. Arana is Fellow of the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE). From 2001 to 2011, he was member of the board of directors of the ISPE and co-chair of the Industry Council of the Society. He currently chairs the methods working group of the European Network of Centers of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoepidemiology (ENCePP).
About RTI Health Solutions
RTI Health Solutions provides scientifically rigorous research and consulting services in health economics, patient-reported outcomes, market access and outcomes strategy, health preference assessment, epidemiology, biometrics, drug safety and pharmacovigilance, to help biopharmaceutical companies successfully develop and gain market approval for their products.