Dr. Christina Mack is Director of Epidemiology and Health Outcomes at IQVIA (formerly Quintiles), responsible for providing scientific leadership on observational research studies and methods initiatives. Dr. Mack leads Quintiles’ Injury Surveillance & Analytics team, delivering injury analytics and trend analyses for the NFL and NBA. Dr. Mack is a recognized expert in the safety and effectiveness of new medical devices and pharmaceutical products, sports injury surveillance methods, and methodologic approaches to account for missing data in observational research. She focuses much of her work on the use of electronic health record systems and claims data for research, with specific focus in pharmacoepidemiology methods, injury epidemiology, oncology, and infectious disease.
Dr. Mack holds Ph.D. and master’s degrees in epidemiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a degree in computer science engineering from the University of Notre Dame. She holds an academic appointment as adjunct Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and serves on the Advisory Board of the Carolina Health Informatics Program.
Dr. Mack has published manuscripts in leading journals and is a coauthor of the landmark Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) publication “Registries for Evaluating Patient Outcomes: A User’s Guide” on the topics of designing registries for studies of medical devices, selection of data elements for observational research, missing data, and registry networks. She is a regular speaker at conferences as well as public and academic forums on epidemiologic methods, use of existing data for research and careers in research.