2019 Women in Real-World Analytics Leadership Forum

About the Event
As part of the 2019 OHDSI Symposium, the Women of OHDSI group will be hosting a leadership forum which is set to take place from 6pm-8pm on Sunday, September 15, at the Bethesda North Marriott in North Bethesda, MD.

An opening reception will take place from 6-6:30pm, followed by our leadership forum where we will hear talks from female leaders in the field of Real-World Analytics. After the talks and a short Q&A session, coffee and dessert will be available for attendees.

This is an open event, hosted by the Women of OHDSI group. Anyone who wishes to attend is welcome and encouraged to join us.

If you plan to attend, please scroll to the bottom of this page and RSVP using the link provided.


Sunday, September 15

Time Description
6:00 – 6:30pm

Brookside Foyer (lower level)

Opening Reception

Hors d’oeuvres will be available

6:30 – 7:30pm

Brookside Room (lower level)


Women in Real-World Analytics Leadership Forum


  • Noémie Elhadad, PhD, Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University Medical Center
  • Violanda Grigorescu, MD, MSPH, Chief, Partnerships and Evaluation Branch in the Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Janet Woodcock, MD, Director of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) at the Food and Drug Administration
  • Joanne Waldstreicher, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Johnson & Johnson
7:30 – 8:00pm

Brookside Foyer (lower level)


Closing Reception

Coffee and dessert will be available


To help with the planning of the event, please complete the RSVP form below. Should you need to cancel, kindly email us at symposium@ohdsi.org by Thursday, September 12.