Lianna Ishihara, PhD, is currently Senior Director and Head of CORDS (Center for Observational Research and Data Science) Markets at Bristol-Myers-Squibb, based in Uxbridge, UK. She originally comes from California and is now settled in London. She holds a PhD in Epidemiology from Cambridge University in the UK and is an ILR-5 level qualified coach.
Lianna brings many years of research experience in the pharmaceutical industry. She was the Group Head Real World Data Science for Neurosciences and Rare diseases at Roche. Prior to that she was the Head of Real World Evidence & Epidemiology at Lundbeck in Paris. She held various positions in GSK in the UK over more than 10 years, within Real World Data, Pharmacovigilance, International Medical Affairs and Vaccines. She has a passion for real world data, healthcare, management coaching and charitable work.