Biostatistics Career – A Choice That Makes a Difference

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics says the statistician job will grow 33% from 2019 to 2029 – one of the top ten fastest growing jobs in the U.S. It is in the top five for highest median salary at $91,160. Add in that you will be working in public health and having a positive impact… Read more »

Where is Biotech and Big Pharma on Social Media?

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“The absence of pharma brands on social media creates a significant void of reputable healthcare information to aid patients.” posits Dawn Lacallade, LiveWorld. Why isn’t the pharmaceutical industry more active on social media? They would say advertising restrictions and other FDA regulations severely limit their ability to have a social media presence. There is a… Read more »

Biostatistician – Where Are You Headed?

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The use of statistics to support discovery and testing of new medicines has grown exponentially since the 1962 Kefauver-Harris Amendments. These amendments required drug sponsors to prove a product’s safety and efficacy in controlled clinical trials in order to take a product to market. The statistician’s role “to assist the process of developing medicines which… Read more »

Meet the Team: Nihar Parikh, Biostatistics Recruiter

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If you look real fast, you can see Nihar Parikh speeding around the streets of Chicago on his new carbon fiber bike.  To survive those busy and icy streets, Nihar uses the same skills that make him a great recruiter:  steadiness, speed and efficiency.  Nihar has proven himself to be an insightful assessor of technical… Read more »

Pharmaceutical Analytics: 2017 Trends and Salary Scale

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Smith Hanley Associates‘ Pharmaceutical Recruiters thank you for your business in 2016 and look forward to working with you in 2017. Reviewing 2016 and making some predictions for 2017, along with our ever-popular salary scale, gets us ready for the New Year. We hope you find it useful as well. All the best for 2017!… Read more »

Biostatistics – Best Graduate Degree of 2016

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Fifteen of the top 25 fastest growing industries are health care related. As we reported in our blog of January 22, Glassdoor ranked Data Scientist as the best job in America for 2016. How to marry the two? Consider a career in Biostatistics. The marrying of big data and the ability to use technology to… Read more »

Pharmaceutical Recruitment: 2016 Outlook

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For 2016 Smith Hanley Associates is proud to announce the return of Tracey Gmoser to our Biostatistics practice. We are excited to have her 30 years of client and candidate experience to lead our Biostatistics team. Nihar Parikh will also bring his 10+ years of statistical recruiting experience to this practice area. This Clinical Practice… Read more »