Elisabeth M. Oehrlein, PhD, MS

Senior Director, Research and Programs  |  [email protected]

Elisabeth M. Oehrlein, Ph.D., MS is Senior Director, Research and Programs at the National Health Council, joining the organization in July 2018. In this role Dr. Oehrlein crafts the NHC’s annual research and programmatic agenda in service to our mission. She conducts research, writes white papers, presents at conferences, secures grants, and executes a variety of research and programmatic projects for the NHC.

Dr. Oehrlein is a mixed-methods researcher with experience and expertise in epidemiologic, qualitative, and patient-engagement methods, as well as patient-focused medical product development and patient centricity. She holds a BA degree from Franklin & Marshall College, an MS in Epidemiology from the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Department of Epidemiology and Human Genetics, and a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Health Services Research with a concentration in Comparative Effectiveness Research/Patient-Centered Outcomes Research from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.

Dr. Oehrlein is an active member of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) and serves as Co-Chair of the Digest of Databases and on the leadership group for the Patient-Centered Special Interest Group.