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Jessica Case, M.P.H.
Statistical Scientist

Jessica Case, M.P.H., joined Statistics Collaborative, Inc. (SCI) in 2006. She is a member of the American Statistical Association and the Society for Clinical Trials.

Ms. Case joined SCI as a Research Associate, providing support to project teams for clinical trials in a range of disease areas, including atrial fibrillation, hepatitis, prostate cancer, and malaria vaccine research. She assisted project managers in preparing safety monitoring reports for Data Monitoring Committees (DMCs), drafting statistical analysis plans, and liaising with DMC members and industry sponsors. As she gained experience, Ms. Case learned SAS programming, took a larger management role on her projects, and pursued her graduate degree.

As a Biostatistician, Ms. Case has provided statistical support for clinical trials in the areas of autoimmune disorders, oncology, cardiovascular disease, neurological disorders, hormonal contraception, as well as evaluations of diagnostic imaging devices and malaria vaccines. She programs datasets and statistical analyses, validates SAS program code, assists in the development of statistical analysis plans, and writes study reports for both interim and final analyses. As the independent reporting statistician for DMCs of Phase 1, 2, and 3 industry-sponsored trials, Ms. Case has drafted DMC charters, managed teams of programmers, and presented interim monitoring reports to DMCs. She supervises junior staff members, providing them with mentorship, training, and opportunities for professional growth.

Since 2015, Ms. Case has also represented SCI as its Director of Business Development. In this role, she is an initial point-of-contact for potential clients, providing information about SCI’s services, expertise, and capabilities, as well as contributing to proposals and budgets.

Ms. Case received her B.A. cum laude in Biology with a concentration in Neuroscience from Kenyon College (2003) and her M.P.H. in Epidemiology from The George Washington University (2009). Her culminating experience research project for her M.P.H. was titled “Heart rate and blood pressure as risk factors for cardiac outcomes in patients with prior myocardial infarction”.