Irina is responsible for the planning and implementation of statistical analyses for health economics and pharmacoepidemiology studies, secondary analysis of clinical trials to provide inputs for discrete event simulation and Markov models, and data collection studies. She is knowledgeable in areas such as survival analysis, analysis of longitudinal data, generalized linear models, resource use analyses, and analyses of compliance and persistence with treatment. Irina has extensive experience in processing and analyzing administrative databases such as Saskatchewan Health, RAMQ, Medtronic, Protocare, and PharMetrics. She took part in variety of projects that focused on disease areas such as oncology, diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, schizophrenia, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson’s disease.
Irina graduated with an MSc degree in Biostatistics from McGill University. She has co-authored 12 peer-reviewed publications and more than 35 scientific abstracts.