Les has worked in the health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) field for more than 25 years and has worked for Worldwide Evidence, a business unit of Worldwide Clinical Trials, since March 2018.
Les leads the HEOR practice at Worldwide Evidence, bringing more than 30 years of healthcare research experience in HEOR, pharmacy practice, and clinical research. Prior to joining Worldwide Evidence, he held similar positions at inVentiv Health Clinical, ICON Clinical Research, and Ovation Research Group. He has also worked within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries in both clinical research and health economics.
His areas of emphasis include strategic planning and consulting, prospective trial-based research, trial end point selection, patient-reported outcomes (PRO) research, cost-effectiveness and budget impact modeling, retrospective data analysis, observational research/registries, and dossier development. Les has experience in a wide range of therapeutic areas, including hematology/oncology, urology, rheumatology, neurology, gastroenterology, immunology, pulmonology, cardiology, psychiatry, wound care, and infectious disease.
Les received bachelor’s degrees in biology from Missouri State University and in pharmacy from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. He also holds a master’s degree in public administration in health services administration, also from the University of Missouri – Kansas City.