For years, Sara worked in a hospital, making care possible for others. Now, after being diagnosed with breast cancer, she was the one in need of care.
Senior Director, Global Head of Scientific Data
Dr. Jaime Smith leads global data strategy at Parexel covering the Americas, APAC, and EMEA regions. As a real-world evidence thought leader and strategist with more than 20 years of experience in translating data into actionable solutions, her broad and deep experience in clinical development solutions spans EMR / EHR, claims, pharmacy, and outcomes research.
Dr. Smith has keen expertise in leading and operationalizing real world evidence studies using a variety of data sources and emerging digital solutions to address complex issues in healthcare such as longitudinal patient journeys, comparator studies, medication adherence, public health emergencies, disaster response, regulatory/policy impacts, and patient-centered outcomes. Her key areas of focus include innovative integration of global data and tech solutions for e-health data extraction, collection and validation; translating SDOH and diversity data to enhance patient engagement and recruitment; and cultivating and maintaining strategic partnerships to optimize corporate growth strategies.
Dr. Smith holds a Ph.D. in health services research with a concentration in health informatics and data mining from George Mason University and bachelor’s degrees in economics and American studies from Tufts University.