University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Sarah Calhoun is a Senior Director in the Surveys and Observational Studies group at RTI-HS where she leads and supports a variety of projects, including observational studies (qualitative and quantitative). She has more than 16 years of experience in health services and outcomes research and over 23 years of experience in SAS expertise and processing big data, as well as oversight of statistical operations. Mrs. Calhoun brings extensive expertise in designing, implementing, and leading big data registries. While at Duke Clinical Research Institute, Mrs. Calhoun led large-scale prospective and retrospective observational studies, including patient-reported outcomes, registries, PCORnet, EMRs, claims, and wearable device data. She has extensive experience leading data coordinating center services, including data management, programming, and statistical support. She is experienced in operationalizing and overseeing large-scale projects utilizing CMS data. Mrs. Calhoun has a worked in various therapeutic areas, including cardiology, thoracic surgery, oncology, rare diseases, pulmonology, vaccines, while working with professional society, government, and industry projects.