Noam Kirson

Managing Principal
Noam Kirson



Ph.D., economics, Harvard University; B.A., philosophy, political science, and economics, Hebrew University

Summary of Experience

Dr. Kirson is an applied health economist with extensive experience in health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), strategy and market access, and complex litigation matters. He specializes in the application of advanced statistical methods to the analysis of a variety of real-world and clinical data, as well as the development of advanced modeling tools. He has worked closely with many different stakeholders in the health care industry, including biopharmaceutical and device manufacturers, payers, government agencies, leading law firms, and academic experts. Dr. Kirson has managed numerous HEOR and strategy projects, including novel cost-effectiveness analyses, submissions to health technology assessment (HTA) organizations, the design of outcomes-based contracts, the analysis of pharmaceutical pricing, burden-of-illness studies, comparative-effectiveness research, and budget impact assessments. In the regulatory context, he has supported a successful 510(k) pre-market submission to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on behalf of a medical device manufacturer, including the presentation of statistical analyses to an FDA advisory panel. In litigation, Dr. Kirson’s case work has included the evaluation of antitrust matters in the health care sector and the assessment of issues pertaining to the False Claims Act. His work has resulted in numerous conference presentations and peer-reviewed publications, including in Health Affairs, Alzheimer’s & Dementia, Diabetes Care, Critical Care Medicine, the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, and various pharmacoeconomic journals. He has also published in non-academic outlets such as Health Affairs Blog, STAT, and Law360. Dr. Kirson served on the board of the ISPOR Boston Regional Chapter, including a term as the Chapter President. He is also a member of the editorial board of the journal Pharmacoeconomics Open.

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