Priya P.

Principal Real World Evidence Consultant
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About me

Priya P.
Economics and Related Studies
Health Economics
Taught Postgraduate
United Kingdom

My employment

Principal Real World Evidence Consultant
OPEN Health
United Kingdom
Large business (250+ employees)

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A day in the life of a Principal Real World Evidence Consultant in the United Kingdom

Sign up to LinkedIn - it's how I found my graduate role. Speak to recruiters and always be trying to expand your network.

Briefly describe the organisation you work for

Leading the market for over 20 years, our RWE team holds an unrivaled position in the field. We have expertise in generating new data via a variety of methodologies and also in the analytics of data from multiple data sources. We have a number of internal data sources and also external data partners, globally.

We are a team of experts, working alongside our clients, to offer flexible solutions across the healthcare sector.Our team leverages data from diverse sources to answer questions about disease epidemiology, burden, treatment patterns, comparative effectiveness and costs.

What do you do?

I am a Principal RWE consultant at an agency called OPEN Health

Reflecting upon your past employment and education, what led you to your current career choice?

I wanted to leverage my skills acquired during my MSc Health Economics and combine them with my knowledge of drugs and the NHS. Working in Pharma/consulting was ideal for this.

Is your current job sector different from what you thought you would enter when you graduated?

There is a lot to learn, especially moving into a large commercial organisation from the NHS

Describe your most memorable day at work

My first day was surreal - i couldn't believe how far i'd come and all the hard work i'd put in during my masters was finally paying off.

Are there any challenges associated with your job?

Understanding the business and learning how cross-functional teams work together and how we can leverage each others knowledge and expertise to work towards a common goal.

What’s your work environment and culture like?

Open, friendly, driven, hard-working, intelligent, approachable and a place where you are always learning.

What extracurricular activities did you undertake at university and what transferable skills did you develop through these?

Badminton - teamwork, leadership and confidence.

What would you like to do next with your career?

Specialize further to develop my skills and expertise of Real World Evidence, either within the pharmaceutical industry or in consulting.

What top tips do you have for York students preparing for today’s job market and life after graduation?

Sign up to LinkedIn - it's how I found my graduate role. Speak to recruiters and always be trying to expand your network.

What topics from students are you happy to answer questions on?

Everything and anything!

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