The 6th Annual
Maastricht Institute of Entrepreneurship

at Missouri Valley College Campus
March 26-28, 2012

Alexander WalkerAlexander Walker

Principal, World Health Information Science Consultants, LLC
Newton, Mass.

Alec Walker is a principal of World Health Information Science Consultants, a firm that conducts population-based research on the safety of marketed pharmaceutical products. WHISCON’s clients are large and mid-sized pharmaceutical companies, who in turn commission the work at the request of US and European regulatory agencies. The work often involves close collaboration with large health insurance companies, whose data form the starting point for the research programs.

Alec Walker is a principal of World Health Information Science Consultants, a firm that conducts population-based research on the safety of marketed pharmaceutical products. WHISCON’s clients are large and mid-sized pharmaceutical companies, who in turn commission the work at the request of US and European regulatory agencies. The work often involves close collaboration with large health insurance companies, whose data form the starting point for the research programs.

Walker holds degrees in biochemistry, medicine and public health from Harvard, where he taught and did research for 20 years, ending as Chair of the Department of Epidemiology at the School of Public Health. He then joined United Health Group as Senior Vice President for Epidemiology in its health information company, Ingenix, before going on to found WHISCON.