Kenan Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
BA, Mass Communication, Minor in Zoology
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Kelly A. Hollis, MBA, is the Global Head 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 of global research studies. During her 18 years at RTI International, she has provided successful leadership and oversight of research in a number of therapeutic areas, including gastroenterology, oncology, infectious disease, respiratory, central nervous system, diabetes, dermatology, and depression. She has particular expertise in planning and managing large-scale prospective observational studies, including health economic and burden of illness studies, epidemiologic and safety 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 within RTI-HS to assure 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.