MBA, Kenan Flagler Business School
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
BA, Mass Communication, Minor in Zoology
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Kelly A. Hollis, MBA, is the Vice President of Surveys and Observational Studies for RTI-HS and has a strong background in survey research and a proven track record in the successful design, implementation, and leadership in global research studies. During her 20 years at RTI International and RTI-HS, she has provided successful leadership and oversight of research in a number of therapeutic areas, including allergy, autoimmune disease, gastroenterology, oncology, infectious disease, respiratory, central nervous system, diabetes, and dermatology. She has particular expertise in planning and managing large-scale prospective observational studies, including health economic and burden-of-illness studies, epidemiologic studies, patient outcomes research, risk-management program evaluations, and patient registries. She has directed multidisciplinary international teams for large primary data-collection studies in the United States and Europe. She has experience with all aspects of data collection, including project management, survey design and implementation, questionnaire development, patient and site recruitment, data collection and management, and reporting. Ms. Hollis is involved in the design of observational research programs to ensure that the methods chosen provide a robust and cost-effective approach to address the study questions. Her results-oriented, client-focused approach to project leadership includes strategic planning, financial management, process development, and resource allocation.