Jessica Paulus, ScD, BA

Jess Paulus, is Vice President of Research at OM1 and leads a team of scientists with deep expertise in the designs and methods specific to leveraging real-world data networks to meaningfully inform clinical and regulatory decision making. Dr. Paulus provides senior scientific oversight regarding study design, analytic approaches, and dissemination strategies for RWD-based studies. 

Prior to joining OM1, Dr. Paulus was faculty at Tufts Medical School for over a decade, where she served as Research Director of the Tufts Predictive Analytics and Comparative Effectiveness Center and Associate Director of the Clinical and Translational Science MS/PhD Graduate Program. At Tufts, she led the conduct of federally-funded studies related to methods development in areas including comparative effectiveness research, clinical prediction models and heterogeneity of treatment effect. She also served on the faculty of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Heller School at Brandeis University. 

Dr. Paulus graduated magna cum laude from Haverford College and received a doctorate in Epidemiology from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where she focused on epidemiologic methods for the study of chronic disease using observational data. She remains engaged in teaching epidemiologic and RWD-methods as adjunct faculty at Tufts and as a lecturer at Harvard Medical School.