Ph.D. Statistician with 25+ years non-clinical statistical consulting experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

Ellen holds a Ph.D. in Statistics from North Carolina State University, Raleigh; an MS in Statistics from the University of Georgia, Athens; and a BS in Business Administration from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Ellen has over 25 years experience consulting in the pharmaceutical industry, both as an in-house consultant with GlaxoSmithKline, and for more than a decade as an independent consultant with myriad small pharmaceutical companies.

Ellen’s expertise includes the design and analysis of experiments (DOE) for method and process development and optimization, the application of DOE to chemical synthesis design and scale-up, the application of DOE to process and product scale-up, sample size estimation, quality test assessment using operating characteristic (OC) curves and other statistical techniques, product shelf-life estimation, matrixing and bracketing of shelf life studies, and the statistical analysis of general univariate and multivariate data.

Ellen has also developed and taught several short courses to her clients, including “Statistics for Analytical Scientists” and “An Introduction to DOE.”