Karen has a background in medical physiology and holds MSc and PhD degrees in Stroke Medicine. Before joining Cytel, Karen worked as an epidemiologist in a real-world evidence unit whereby she supported studies through the evaluation of disease prognosis, and development of predictive modelling tools of health outcomes. Her work has contributed to service evaluations and driving pilot implementations through recommendations. Karen aspires to contribute to improving patient care and outcomes. As a research consultant, Karen will be supporting the real-world evidence studies at Cytel.