Susan Andrade is a pharmacoepidemiologist and Research Scientist in the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute. She received her doctorate in epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health.
Dr. Andrade has been involved in numerous multi-site studies evaluating the use of prescription medications in special populations including pregnant women, children, and the elderly. She has extensive expertise in the use of large electronic healthcare databases for pharmacoepidemiologic research and in the study of adverse drug events, medication adherence, and health services research. Her current work focuses on medication and vaccine safety during pregnancy.
Previously, Dr. Andrade was a Professor at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and a Senior Research Associate at the Meyers Primary Care Institute.