Juhaeri Juhaeri, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor Department of Nutrition
Associate Vice President and Head of Epidemiology Sanofi

Dr. Juhaeri completed his doctoral degree in epidemiology at UNC in 1999 under the supervision of Dr. June Stevens. While at UNC, his research interests included the causes and consequences of obesity, cardiovascular disease and epidemiology methods. He also was involved in various research projects including ARIC and Pathways studies.

Since switching to the pharmaceutical industry, Dr. Juhaeri has been continuing his collaborations with UNC through various UNC–Sanofi projects related to obesity, cardiovascular disease, insulin and cancer. Juhaeri is currently head of epidemiology at Sanofi, responsible for epidemiologic studies to address drug safety issues. His primary research interests include pharmacoepidemiology, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, advanced epidemiology methods, benefit–risk methods, risk management, data mining and signal detection.

He is a steering committee member of the Pharmacoepidemiological Research on Outcomes of Therapeutics by a European Consortium (PROTECT), a collaborative European project to address limitations of current methods in the field of pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacovigilance coordinated by the European Medicine Agency (EMA). He is also a member of various public–private initiatives.