Bradley Layton, PhD

Research Epidemiologist

PhD, Epidemiology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

MSPH, Epidemiology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

BS, Neuroscience
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Bradley Layton, PhD, is a Research Epidemiologist at RTI Health Solutions. He has considerable experience in the design, conduct, analysis, and reporting of epidemiologic studies and has over 9 years of experience in the field of pharmacoepidemiology. His experience and publications span a wide range of substantive areas, including renal, cardiovascular, men’s health, vaccines, and pregnancy, and incorporate multidatabase, multinational studies. Dr. Layton also has experience with epidemiologic methods, lecturing to clinical and public health audiences about observational study design, large database utilization, and propensity score analysis. Dr. Layton received his MSPH and PhD in epidemiology from the Department of Epidemiology in the Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, focusing in pharmacoepidemiology, with an emphasis in renal disease. Prior to joining RTI-HS, he was faculty in the Pharmacoepidemiology program in the Department of Epidemiology, where he accrued vast experience leading studies utilizing secondary health care data sets evaluating pharmaceutical use, safety, and effectiveness, and he is currently an adjunct assistant professor at UNC. As UNC faculty, he organized and taught in several workshops and training courses for epidemiologists in pharmaceutical companies, as well as a set of methods workshops for epidemiologists at the FDA. Dr. Layton is also an active member of the International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE), having served on the Scientific Program Committee since 2014 as the chair of the spotlight poster sessions.