Kelly Zou

Dr Kelly Zou

Senior Director & Analytical Science Lead, Pfizer

Kelly H. Zou, PhD, PStat®, ASA Fellow, is Senior Director and Analytic Science Lead, Real-World Data & Analytics, Patient & Health Impact, Pfizer Inc. Dr. Zou is an elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association and an Accredited Professional Statistician. Previously, she was Senior Director and Statistics Lead, Statistical Center for Outcomes, Real World & Aggregate Data at Pfizer. She was Associate Professor of Radiology and Lecturer in Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School, as well as Director of Biostatistics at its affiliated teaching hospitals. She was Associate Director of Rates at Barclays Capital. She received both MA and PhD degrees in Statistics from the University of Rochester, following a BA in Mathematics (Summa Cum Laude), with a Minor in Physics. She completed her Postdoctoral Fellowship at Harvard. Her research interests include healthcare policy, big data, and outcomes research, with over 130 professional articles and 4 books. She has played several leadership roles: Chair and Vice Chair, Statistical Partnerships among Academe, Industry, and Government Committee; Chair-Elect and Secretary, Health Care Policy Statistics Section, American Statistical Association; Chair, Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies Awards; Vice Chair, Committee on Applied Statisticians, American Statistical Association; Member, AcademyHealth Methods Council; Member, Publications Committee, International Chinese Statistical Association. She has been on several professional editorial boards and is one of the Inspirational Women in Statistics & Data Science, featured by Wiley.

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