Sebastian Schneeweiss

Professor in the Department of Epidemiology

Department of Epidemiology

Contact Information

Brigham and Women’s Hospital / Harvard Medical School
Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Dept. of Medicine (
Boston, Massachusetts 02120
Phone: 617.278.0930

Primary Affiliation

  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Vice Chief, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
  • Principal Investigator, Brigham & Women’s Hospital DEcIDE Research Center (Developing Evidence to Inform Decisions about Effectiveness) funded by the federal Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality


Pharmacoepidemiology and pharmaceutical outcomes research, with particular interest in the comparative safety and effectiveness of pharmaceuticals and biotech products, drug policy and risk managment program evaluation, and epidemiologic methods using electronic healthcare databases.


Sc.D., 2000, Harvard School of Public Health
S.M., 1994, Harvard School of Public Health
M.D., 1992, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich

F.A.C.E., F.I.S.P.E., F.C.P.