In her position as a Associate Director, Helena is responsible for designing, managing and overseeing the delivery of research projects focused on the selection, development, evaluation and implementation of Clinical Outcomes Assessments (COAs) in the Patient-Centered Outcomes team. Helena has experience in all aspects of COA development and modification and works with a research team to perform literature and instrument reviews, conduct and analyse qualitative interviews with patients, caregivers and clinicians and prepare and review reports and manuscripts. Helena assists with the development and implementation of COA regulatory strategies and supports clients in regulatory interactions related to COAs. Helena has worked in a range of therapy areas including: respiratory disease, ophthalmology, autoimmune disease and rare disease.
Helena graduated from the University of Leeds with a first-class BSc (Hons) in Psychology and has completed various placements that helped her gain experience and understanding of different research methods.