Geetha Iyer is a Research Scientist in the Therapeutics and Infectious Disease Epidemiology group at the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute. She is a trained physician with a postgraduate degree in Pharmacology from India. She has a PhD in Population Health Sciences (field: Epidemiology) from Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and her ScM in Clinical Epidemiology from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Her doctoral thesis work focused on using the target trial framework to assess safety and effectiveness of extended anticoagulant treatment in venous thromboembolism. Her interests include comparative effectiveness and post-marketing safety research, with focus on advanced causal inference methods.