Marni Hall develops and directs the strategies and teams focused on expanding the role of real world evidence in precision medicine, and in the research agendas of PatientsLikeMe and its customers. A research scientist by training, Dr. Hall has spent nearly two decades at the intersection of science and policy. She started her career studying toxicology and molecular epidemiology at Columbia University. After serving as Program Director in the Public Health Group of External Medical Affairs at Pfizer, Hall joined the FDA’s Office of Planning and Informatics (OPI) in 2008 as a Principal Analyst. In this role, she initiated and led the development of the data standards plan for the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER). In 2011, she was appointed Director of Regulatory Science within the Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology (OSE) for the CDER. In this role, Hall became an expert at sourcing and analyzing big data sets, including adverse event reports, claims, -omics and other data useful to risk assessment and risk management activities.
Hall holds bachelor of science degrees in chemistry and in society, technology, and policy from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. She also holds a master’s degree in public health from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health as well as a master of science degree in biochemistry and a PhD in toxicology from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.