Urvi Desai

Vice President
Urvi Desai

Boston

Education

Ph.D., pharmacy administration, Virginia Commonwealth University; B.S. pharmacy, Sardar Patel University

Summary of Experience

Dr. Desai specializes in health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), developing strategic solutions, and assisting with litigation matters in the health care sector. She has designed and managed numerous HEOR studies including cost-of-illness analyses, comparative effectiveness analyses, adherence and persistence evaluations, patient/physician surveys, and pharmacoeconomic modeling. Her work spans several disease areas, including Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias; diabetes; and respiratory illnesses. Dr. Desai’s research has been presented at numerous conferences, and published in peer-reviewed journals including Diabetes Care, Alzheimer’s & Dementia, Health Affairs, and the Journal of Medical Economics, as well as in non-academic outlets such as STAT. She has served as an associate editor for the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. On the strategy side, Dr. Desai has developed formulary dossiers and presentation materials to assist clients with the commercialization of pharmaceutical products. In her litigation work, she has assisted in several cases in the health care sector involving patent disputes, antitrust issues, and False Claims Act issues. Prior to joining Analysis Group, Dr. Desai was a graduate teaching and research assistant at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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