Speakers: Harlen Hays, MPH

Harlen Hays, MPH

Director of Research Analytics, Division of Insights and Engagement
Cardinal Health, Inc.


Harlen D. Hays, MPH serves as the Director of Research Analytics in the Division of Insights and Engagement. He directs a team of senior statisticians and data scientists in the conduct of statistical analysis (and database management) of real-world data from medical chart reviews, administrative claims databases, electronic medical record databases, and other sources for biopharmaceutical manufacturers seeking to generate real-world evidence for internal and payer projects, medical communications, and regulatory bodies.

In addition to his work at Cardinal Health, Inc, Mr. Hays has experience as an adjunct professor in Data Science and Data Strategy with Rockhurst University in the College of Business, Influence and Information Analysis and Bioinformatics with Kansas City University.

With over a decade spent at the Cerner Corporation leading research, analytics, and data science projects for multiple markets, he also served as the Principal Investigator for the HIV Outpatient Survey (HOPS); a grant funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Mr. Hays also has experience working as an Epidemiologist for the State of Kansas with a focus in Substance Abuse prevention, has a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Michigan.