Lia Gutierrez, MPH

Senior Director, Epidemiology

MPH
University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX

BSc
School of Nursing, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia

Lia Gutiérrez, MPH, BSc, is a Director of Epidemiology at RTI-HS. She has 20 years of pharmacoepidemiologic research experience. She has experience in the design, implementation, analysis and reporting of regulatory observational drug safety studies involving different data collection methods and in the implementation of studies assessing the effectiveness of risk minimization measures of drugs involving multinational sites. Ms. Gutiérrez has produced numerous epidemiologic reports for orphan drug applications and pediatric investigation plans required for regulatory submissions.

Before joining RTI-HS, Ms. Gutiérrez held clinical and research positions at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and worked as a pharmacoepidemiologist for pharmaceutical companies. Her primary research areas of interest include studies on evaluation of cancer-related outcomes associated with the use of drugs, and drug-safety epidemiology in general.