Our Team

Our staff brings together the expertise required to advance the science of market access. From core clinical knowledge and HEOR methodological depth to working in the payer and regulatory environment and having been “in the seat” through the product commercialization process, we have the people to help you succeed.

Bob Nordyke

Bob Nordyke

Health Economics and Market Access

Bob works with clients to define their overall approach to product value and to drive excellence in research and stakeholder communications. His goal in founding EconStat – and his aim on every project – is to apply the best science to solve manufacturers’ most important market access problems. Bob’s 25 years of research leadership spans academia, industry, and consulting.

Jon P. Fryzek

Jon P. Fryzek

Epidemiology and Health Economics

Jon founded EpidStat 5 years ago following his 20+ years in industry and consulting. He is an expert in the epidemiology of numerous therapy areas, with particular expertise in cancer, neurology, infectious diseases, dialysis, and medical devices. With over 150 peer-reviewed publications, Jon is on faculty at the University of Pittsburgh and Aarhus University, Denmark.

Sarah S. Cohen

Sarah S. Cohen

Epidemiology

Sarah is a recognized expert in the design, conduct, and analysis of epidemiological studies in the areas of cancer, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and pharmacoepidemiology. Dr. Cohen has published numerous papers in leading journals and is currently adjunct faculty in the Division of Epidemiology within the Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt.

Gina Nicholson

Gina Nicholson

Health Economics and Market Access

Gina builds evidence to answer strategic research questions in multiple therapy areas.  Her deep research experience centers around outcomes research design and analysis.  Within health economics and market access, Gina focuses on developing product value strategy, having developed HEOR evidence generation strategies, value stories/dossiers, and evidence synthesis.

Lauren Bylsma

Lauren Bylsma

Epidemiology

Lauren’s current research focuses on the epidemiology and outcomes of high cost conditions including dialysis and oncology. Her work has spanned maternal and nutritional health, the impact of treatment and environmental exposures and she has worked in multiple countries and markets.

Megan Hogikyan

Megan Hogikyan

Healthcare Communication

Megan specializes in health communication for diverse audiences primarily related to the value of lifesciences products, health behavior change and risk communication. She is trained in techniques of survey research, qualitative analysis and evaluation of public health policies and programming and has experience in multi-national research.

Xiaohui Jiang

Xiaohui Jiang

Statistics

Xiaohui is an experienced biostatistician, with expertise in data management and analyses on a broad range of projects including evaluations of treatment outcomes in multiple disease states including conventional and network meta-analyses. She has extensive experience with many software platforms including SAS, STATA and R Statistical Software.

Heidi Reichert

Heidi Reichert

Statistics

Heidi has over 10 years of experience in diverse projects involving medical record data, claims data, survey data, and epidemiologic data. Her methodological interests include risk adjustment methods and models for clustered and longitudinal data. Heidi is also a leader of highly-rated workshops on data management, statistical methods, and statistical software.