Asieh Golozar (Baltimore, USA)

Asieh Golozar is VP, Global head of Data Science at Odysseus, leading a team of data scientists, epidemiologists and bioinformaticians focusing on epidemiological research and advanced and innovative analytics across a large global network of observational data. She also holds an adjunct position at the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) Bloomberg School of Public Health. She has more than 15 years of experience in life science research and medicine in industry, academia and government settings. She received her Doctoral degree in Epidemiology and a Masters of Health Sciences in Biostatistics from JHU Bloomberg School of Public Health which was supported by a postdoctoral research fellowship award with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics. Prior to that, she trained as a medical doctor at Tehran University of Medical Sciences. Upon receiving her PhD, she joined the faculty at the Department of Epidemiology, JHU School of Public Health focusing on cancer and diabetes epidemiology and applying evidence-based findings to strengthen public heath infrastructure and policies. She then joined the pharmaceutical industry where she worked as pharmacoepidemiology therapeutic area lead and expert at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, AstraZeneca and Bayer and led and contributed to the integration of effective and efficient observational research strategy into the research and development, clinical development and life cycle management in different therapeutic areas specifically oncology.