Katsiaryna Bykov, PharmD, ScD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Associated Epidemiologist in the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Temple University School of Pharmacy in Philadelphia and her Doctor of Science degree in Epidemiology from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Dr. Bykov has conducted multiple observational studies on comparative safety and effectiveness of medications, impact of healthcare interventions, and signal detection in electronic healthcare data. She has also contributed to numerous methodological investigations on conducting research in large, population-based healthcare databases. Her recent work has been focused on developing novel methods and data-screening approaches for detecting and evaluating clinically relevant drug-drug interactions in electronic healthcare databases. Dr. Bykov is a recipient of Drug Therapy Research Award from the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP) that recognizes outstanding original contributions to the peer-reviewed, primary, biomedical literature that address the therapeutic use of medications.