Dawn Odom, MS

Vice President, Head, Biostatistics

MS, Biostatistics
BSPH, Biostatistics
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Dawn Odom, MS, is the Global Head of Biostatistics at RTI-HS. She has over 17 years of professional experience working with public health and clinical trial data. During this time, she has worked as a clinical statistician in numerous therapeutic areas, including pregnancy registries, respiratory, oncology, gastroenterology, medical devices, and HIV. She has key regulatory experience, having participated in numerous FDA meetings. Her responsibilities at RTI-HS include protocol development, creation of statistical analysis plans, production of analysis tables and listings, and report and publication development. She has designed and implemented randomization plans for clinical trials. She has extensive experience in the analysis of both randomized and observational studies, including building statistical models using logistic regression, Cox's regression, and mixed models for repeated measures. She has also led numerous meta-analysis projects where she has applied statistical techniques such as meta-regression and adjusted indirect and mixed-treatment comparisons. In addition, Ms. Odom has worked as a survey statistician on a large national household survey where she was responsible for sample selection, item imputation, analysis tables, and report writing. She has extensive experience with the SAS programming language. Ms. Odom is a member of the American Statistical Association and the International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research.