Dr. Collins has spent the past 20 years as a biologist, strategist, and operational leader focused on transforming and scaling biopharma and healthcare companies. Previously, she was the Head of U.S. Clinical Operations at Genentech, where she was responsible for executing in-sourced, late-stage, pivotal clinical trials for the entire Genentech / Roche product portfolio. Prior to that, Dr. Collins was Vice President and General Manager for the U.S. Clinical Trial Sourcing business at McKesson Corporation and worked as a senior executive focused on life sciences strategy and operations for Fortune 500 companies at Deloitte and Quintiles Consulting. Dr. Collins is also an Aspen Institute Health Innovator Fellow, an independent Corporate Director for IDEXX Laboratories, a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the Translational Research Institute for Space Health, and a mentor for Backstage Capital. She also worked on The Cancer Genome Atlas project (TCGA), where she focused on managing stakeholder and public communications, as well as the integration of business requirements for the first public database. Dr. Collins earned her PhD in Cancer Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh.
Cloud-based Research Analytics of Large Population Cohorts
There are multiple large, population cohorts coming online and being planned. We will discuss how cloud-based analytic platforms are allowing innovation and discovery for the maximum number of researchers and as a result the greatest impact on advancing science and healthcare.