Sheila Weiss, PhD, FISPE, Senior Research Leader of Drug Safety, Real-World Evidence at Evidera.

Sheila Weiss

PhD, FISPE, Senior Research Leader, Drug Safety, Real-World Evidence

With 20 years of experience in pharmacoepidemiology and regulatory sciences, Sheila has worked in all sectors – academic, government, and industry – within life sciences. At Evidera she works on epidemiology research, risk evaluation and management programs, and other safety-related projects as a principal investigator or advisor. Sheila also serves as a consultant, working with clients on complex safety issues, regulatory milestones, and overall safety strategies for drugs and other regulated medical products.

Prior to joining Evidera, Sheila was Professor, and founding Director of the Center for Drug Safety, at University of Maryland Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine and Visiting Professor at Johns Hopkins University. Sheila has published approximately 50 scientific papers and given over 100 presentations. She has worked as an advisor and/or employee at a number of Federal agencies including FDA, NIH, and VA.

Sheila has a Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Pharmacoepidemiology & Regulatory Sciences at the US Food and Drug Administration. Sheila is a Fellow of the International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology.