Dr. Jessie Yan has more than a decade of experience designing and conducting observational studies in multiple therapeutic areas. She is particularly skilled in study design and in the statistical modeling techniques used to analyze large databases. At PHAR, she designs and leads studies using a wide variety of real world data sources, including commercial claims, Medicare, Medicaid, EHR, and registries. She has published more than 30 articles in various peer reviewed journals, such as Clinical Therapeutics, Neurology, and Stroke. Prior to joining PHAR, Dr. Yan worked as a Senior Researcher at HealthCore, Inc. She received her PhD in Gerontology from the University of Southern California and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Health Services Research at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.