Ruchit Shah, BPharm, PhD is an Associate Director located in Pharmerit’s Bethesda office working in the Real-World Evidence & Data Analytics and Patient-Centered Outcomes Centers of Excellence.
He has served as the systems and research analyst for the Mississippi Medicaid Drug Utilization Review program for 4 years. His dissertation project is entitled, “Measuring and understanding health-related quality of life (HRQOL) among adult patients with hemophilia.” His dissertation focuses on the psychometric validation and assessment of measurement invariance of a generic measure of HRQOL among hemophilia patients. This project also seeks to identify psychosocial predictors of HRQOL among hemophilia patients using structural equation modeling. He has worked extensively on research related to validation of PROs, healthcare utilization and costs using administrative claims databases as well as complex survey datasets, adherence/persistence research, and comparative effectiveness research. He has worked across multiple therapeutic areas including hemophilia, MS, melanoma, cardiovascular diseases, arthritis, and asthma.