“A Place for Biostatistics and Data Science:
Pharma and Biotech at all stages”
Join (alumni and non-alumni) panelists from Alexion, Agios, Sanofi/Genzyme, and more for a tour of opportunities and insights from some of the leading biostatistics executives currently in the Drug and Device Development Industry.
NOTE new date!
(This event is now on the Monday afternoon immediately after the school break week.)
Monday, March 19 | 3:30-5pm | FXB G12
Late lunch provided
“Ask the CBAR Statistician!”
Join department alumni Ashley McKhann, SM, Summer Zheng, PhD, Ritesh Ramchandani, PhD, as well as Carlee Moser, PhD and other CBAR statisticians at both the PhD and SM levels for a lunch panel presentation and discussion on topics from current CBAR research and ongoing clinical trials, to individual experiences, to real-time job search advice. This is a great opportunity to hear what it’s like to work in a collaborative research environment as a biostatistician as well as ask questions about CBAR’s current openings for PhD and Masters level positions.
Friday, March 23 | 1:00-2:30pm
Building 2, Rm 426 1-2pm; Rm 401 2-2:30pm.
“A Visit with Alumnus Aaron Foster, ScD”
VP Business Analytics & Insights, Vaccines, Rare Disease & Oncology at Pfizer, Inc.,
Lecturer in Applied Analytics at Columbia School of Professional Studies
Business analytics is the science of driving better business decisions and having a competitive advantage to how you use statistics and data to make them. Aaron Foster is a Vice President of Business Analytics & Insights at Pfizer, Inc., and his global organization supports four of Pfizer’s core innovative businesses: Vaccines, Oncology, Rare Disease and Emerging Markets.
Aaron’s focus is using real-world data, survey and statistical techniques to understand unmet medical need and help Pfizer develop medicines to address these needs. He also guides marketing and sales strategies for approved medicines to help patients, physicians and other stakeholders understand their role in treatment and prevention. In addition to working at Pfizer, Aaron is a lecturer in Applied Analytics at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies. Earlier in his career, Aaron was a statistician at KPMG LLP and a Biostatistician at Bristol-Myers Squibb. He holds a Doctor of Science in Biostatistics from Harvard University and a BS in Mathematics from Morehouse College.
Monday, April 2 | 1:00-2:30pm | FXB G12