Dr Hoa Le
Consulting Editor: Hoa Van Le (PhD)
GlaxoSmithKline Research & Development, North Carolina, USA.
Dr. Hoa Van Le, MD, PhD is a physician and scientist. He obtained his MD from Odessa National Medical University, completed his Internal Medicine training and practiced as a physician for several years. He pursued his PhD in Pharmacoepidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He won several prestigious awards, such as the SafetyWorks® Innovation Award, for developing and evaluating the semi-automated active drug surveillance application. This won the Best Practices Award of the Bio-IT World (2009). He has been a peer-reviewer for several journals: Annals of Internal Medicine, American Journal of Epidemiology, Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, etc. He was named the Best Reviewer of 2012 by the Annals of Internal Medicine. He serves as an Editor for 4 other journals, a Chair of Scientific Committee and a Judge for best poster awards in scientific conferences. His research interests include innovative methods for non-randomized studies, healthcare databases, pharmacovigilance, pharmacoepidemiology, vaccine and drug safety, health outcomes and therapeutic risk management. As the first author, he has published papers on innovative drug safety methodology, a book Atopic Dermatitis, and presented many studies at international conferences.