Tara founded Medlior Health Outcomes Research Ltd. in 2008 with a priority for providing value and insight to health outcomes research projects through robust methodology. Tara has over 17 years of health outcomes research experience in both public sector and industry. Prior roles include five years with Alberta Health Services as the Lead of Clinical Data Services and five years in HTA/Market Access for AstraZeneca UK, Wyeth UK and IQVIA UK. In addition, Tara gained experience as a Research Fellow for Clinical Guidelines in Chronic Conditions at the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in London, UK.
Tara obtained her MSc from McMaster University in the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neuroscience and Psychiatry where she was awarded the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council – Graduate Scholarship. Prior to this Tara gained her BA and MA in Physiological Sciences from Balliol College at The University of Oxford.
Tara is a member of the Women’s President’s Organization (WPO), Healthcare Businesswomen’s Organization (HBA), Women’s Executive Network (WXN), The Executive Committee (TEC), the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), working group member of the Network of Alberta Health Economists (NOAHE), and the Canadian Association for Healthcare Reimbursement (CAHR).
Medlior is proud to be certified as a Women-Owned Business by WeConnect International, a member of the Calgary Chamber, and a community partner of the University of Calgary Life Sciences Innovation Hub.