MS, Pharmaceutical Policy and Evaluative Sciences
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Kim Davis, MS, is a Senior Director of Surveys and Observational Studies at RTI-HS. She worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 4 years as a Global Health Outcomes manager before joining RTI-HS in 2003. In her current role at RTI-HS, she combines clinical experience as a pharmacist, industry experience, and study of pharmaceutical policy with practical research. She has worked with various multidisciplinary teams in the pharmaceutical industry, including commercial, clinical, global pricing, epidemiology, biomedical data sciences, international product development, and clinical trial project teams. She has excellent interpersonal skills and is highly motivated, organized, and efficient, with strong oral and written communication skills that allow her to build and maintain rapport with team members, key opinion leaders, and experts.
Ms. Davis has extensive experience leading multiple types of projects, including large scale prospective observational studies, epidemiologic studies, patient outcomes research, and risk management programs in the United States and Europe. Ms. Davis’ project experience includes consultation on design, timing, costs, and methodological aspects of real-world studies (e.g., implementation, patient and site recruitment, investigator training). In addition, she has assisted with the development of protocols and physician and patient surveys for risk evaluation and mitigation strategy (REMS) plans to support new drugs in development as required by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and to support risk minimisation studies as required by the European Medicines Agency. She also specializes in the development and evaluation of questionnaires designed to measure burden of illness, health-related quality of life, patient satisfaction, and other patient-reported outcomes. As part of the questionnaire-development process, Ms. Davis has assisted with the moderation of focus groups and cognitive interviews with a variety of patient populations and with physicians.
Ms. Davis has served as a consultant for various health outcomes projects (e.g., large data collection, literature reviews, chart abstractions, clinical trials) across a number of therapeutic areas, including arthritis, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, allergic rhinitis, asthma, bipolar disorder, blood disorders, cancer, dementia, depression, diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders, HIV, insomnia, migraine, obesity, ophthalmic disorders, rare diseases (e.g., hereditary angioedema, primary immunodeficiency, pulmonary arterial hypertension), respiratory disorders, and women’s health portfolios. She has also developed economic models and value proposition dossiers to assist international operating companies with reimbursement submissions to assure optimal reimbursement of products at launch.. Her experiences have included leadership, management, and coordination with multidisciplinary teams including survey development experts, biostatisticians, epidemiologists, patient-reported outcomes experts, clinical research associates, and key opinion leaders.