Vernon F. Schabert, PhD, Senior Research Scientist of Real-World Evidence at Evidera.

Vernon F. Schabert

PhD, Senior Research Scientist, Real-World Evidence

Vernon is an internationally-recognized health outcomes researcher with 20 years’ experience in health services research, developing evidence-based insights for health technology manufacturers, healthcare providers, payers, and regulatory agencies. His interdisciplinary approach to healthcare issues blends creative techniques from psychology, economics, systems analysis, and human factors research. He is an expert at evaluating the quality of data in healthcare business systems, then improving the value that those data provide to healthcare stakeholders.

Vernon’s areas of expertise include the measurement of medication adherence, dosing, and treatment sequencing; use of biologic therapies; case mix adjustment; inpatient safety; and clinical and functional outcomes in post-acute care. He has conducted analyses of electronic healthcare data from 14 countries across North America, Europe, and Asia. He has also collected and analyzed real-world evidence from prospective trials, patient-reported outcomes instruments, and patient surveys.
Prior to joining Evidera, Vernon has held positions at LASER Analytica, IMS Health, and Thomson Medstat (now Truven Healthcare Analytics). At IMS Health, he led the company’s global center of excellence in database analysis.

Vernon holds a PhD in social and personality psychology from Stanford University, and an AB in psychology from Princeton University. His work has been published in such peer-reviewed journals as Melanoma Research, International Journal of Rheumatic Disease, American Journal of Otolaryngology, American Journal of Managed Care, Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy, Current Medical Research & Opinion, and Journal of Medical Economics.