Nianwen Shi, PhD
Manager, Pharmaceutical Operations
Dr. Nianwen Shi, manager of pharmaceutical operations at Truven Health Analytics, is an expert in examining the cost burden, pharmaceutical treatment patterns, and treatment of adverse events in various therapeutic areas. In her role as manager of pharmaceutical operations at Truven Health Analytics, Dr. Shi is a key contributor in claim-based retrospective outcome studies of patients with diseases such with cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, influenza, and fracture. She has published in peer-reviewed journals including Oncology, Bone, and Clinical Therapeutics. Before joining Truven Health Analytics, Dr. Shi was an analytic manager at Tufts Health Plan in Massachusetts. Dr. Shi was responsible for analyzing company-wide medical cost and utilization trends and played a lead role in implementing severity adjustment for pay-for-performance measures. She holds a PhD in Sociology from Northeastern University.