Elizabeth B. Andrews

Vice President, Pharmacoepidemiology and Risk Management, RTI Health Solutions


  • PhD, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MPH, Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Elizabeth Andrews, PhD, is the vice president of Pharmacoepidemiology and Risk Management at RTI Health Solutions. Dr. Andrews provides consultation for pharmaceutical companies and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on therapeutic risk management and pharmacoepidemiology, and she directs research programs that evaluate drug safety and compliance with prescribing and treatment guidelines. She oversees the conduct of large, prospective patient registries, web-based surveys, and studies using large existing databases.

Dr. Andrews has worked extensively in the areas of HIV and sexually transmitted diseases, birth defects and neonatal health, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and irritable bowel syndrome. She is a fellow and past president of the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology, and coeditor of Pharmacovigilance. She is an adjunct associate professor of the University of North Carolina School of Public Health and School of Pharmacy, and a member of the Steering Committee for the Innovation in Medical Evidence Development and Surveillance (IMEDS) Program of the Reagan Udall Foundation for the FDA.

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