Katie Schmalkuche

Experience & Background

Katie is a Director with Advisory Board's Life Sciences and Healthcare Ecosystems division, where she specializes in the pharma and medical device sectors. Her work focuses on developing research and services that support health care executives in making strategic and operational decisions. Areas of expertise include medical value, real-world data and evidence, health technology, and digital health.

While her primary focus is in the life sciences, Katie works with a range of healthcare stakeholders across the provider, payer, employer, health tech, and patient advocacy sectors. Much of her research centers on surfacing areas of tension and synergy across stakeholder groups in an effort to foster cross-industry collaboration.

In addition to leading research, Katie also supports various internal initiatives related to growth strategy, new product development, and program innovation.

Katie holds a B.A. in neurobiology from Harvard University.

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