Dipen Patel is an Executive Director and Principal with OPEN Health, and is based in our Bethesda, MD office. He also heads Strategic Market Access Center of Excellence. He has over ten years of experience performing hands on research, client relationships, and managing team members.
Dipen holds a Bachelors in Pharmacy and received a PhD in Pharmacy Administration (now, Pharmacoeconomics and Health Outcomes) at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). His research areas of expertise include health economic modeling, meta-analysis, health outcomes studies, strategic market access, literature reviews, and dossier development. Since joining OPEN Health in 2010, he has worked and has been a leader on a wide variety of projects across several therapeutic areas including, oncology, diabetes, HIV, infectious diseases, ophthalmologic conditions, respiratory diseases, cardiovascular diseases, neurological disorders, and medical devices. Over the years, Dipen has developed capabilities and solid understanding of the market requirements in various regions of the world, including the Americas, Europe, and emerging markets in Latin America, Asia, and Africa-Middle East. He has a strong track-record of successfully executing a variety of research projects across the different service areas. He has authored a book chapter, around 25 publications, numerous conference presentations, and presented workshops at multiple conferences. Overall, Dipen is a very versatile leader and researcher, who brings a holistic view to the projects and strongly believes in being a strategic partner for the sponsor.