Dr. Richards is an accomplished epidemiologist with expertise spanning senior leadership, research and teaching, and project design and execution. She has a wealth of experience in epidemiology, drug safety, health services and health outcomes research, including extensive experience in survey research methodology and analysis.
"Meg brings a great deal of expertise within the CRO industry as an Executive Director of Epidemiology and Health Outcomes leading a global department focused on non-interventional late phase studies," commented Dr. Terri Madison, Sr. Vice President and Head, Real World Strategy and Analytics. "Meg also has several years of experience with large biopharmaceutical companies including Sanofi-Genzyme and Abbott."
Dr. Richards' experience includes working in the government sector as Deputy Director (Epidemiology) in the Illinois Department of Public Health, the non-profit sector as a Senior Scientist working on Medicare quality improvement and program evaluation, and in the biopharmaceutical industry focused on drug safety and outcomes research.
She is also actively engaged in several industry professional associations, including the Drug Information Association where she has served on the annual meeting program committee since 2010. Dr. Richards received her MPH and PhD (Epidemiology) at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She also completed a postdoctoral program with the US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention's Epidemic Intelligence Service.
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