Elisabeth M. Oehrlein, PhD, MS

Assistant Vice President, Research & Programs  |  [email protected]

Elisabeth M. Oehrlein, Ph.D., MS, is Assistant Vice President, Research & Programs, at the National Health Council, joining the organization in July 2018. Dr. Oehrlein is a mixed-methods researcher with expertise in value/health technology assessment, outcomes research, and patient-focused medical product development. Her research interests include patient journey/experience mapping and applying patient experiences when developing real-world research to ensure studies reflect the “real world” as closely as possible. She is an active member of HTAi’s Patient and Citizen Involvement Group, as well as the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, where she holds leadership roles in the Patient-Centered and Real-World Evidence Special Interest Groups. She has published widely in medical, economic, and health policy journals and serves as an Associate Editor of Value in Health.

Dr. Oehrlein holds a BA 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 from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.