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Laura Gascue, MA's Bio
Laura Gascue is the claims analytics lead in the data core at the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics.
As a member of the USC Schaeffer Center’s data core, she actively participates in research projects and provides data analysis and programming support for students, post-doctoral fellows, faculty and center collaborators.
Her current work focus on assessing various aspects of pharmaceutical drug pricing, biosimilar entrance patterns, and improving safety in prescription medications. In the past, she collaborated with researches analyzing the effect of integrating clinical pharmacy care into safety-net clinics, and evaluating medical costs and health outcomes on the ESRD population. She also served as the statistical lead for the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count.
Gascue holds a master’s degree in statistics from University of California, Berkeley, and a Licenciatura in economics from Universidad de la República (UDELAR) in Uruguay. Before joining the USC Schaeffer Center in 2012, Gascue worked for seven years in litigation consulting, where she provided support to economic experts in class-action and anti-trust cases, including pharmaceutical industry cases.