Benjamin Skov Kaas-Hansen

Benjamin Skov Kaas-Hansen

MD, MSc, PhD student

Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Zealand University Hospital, DK

Ben is a medical doctor with an MSc in epidemiology and biostatistics, and has become somewhat of an MD/data-scientist hybrid. He’s doing a PhD in clinical pharmacology and data science, trying to leverage longitudinal electronic patient records and registry data to give actionable answers to substantial pharmacovigilance questions. He’s R fluent, proficient in Python and SQL, and learning Julia. Likes to play floorball, speaks Italian and loves coffee.

Interests

  • Causal inference
  • Bayesian methods
  • Data standardisation
  • Actionable machine learning/artificial intelligence
  • Sound data visualisation

Education

  • MSc in epidemiology and biostatistics, 2017

    Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Rome, Italy)

  • Medical doctor, 2015

    Aarhus University (Denmark)

  • BSc Medical Sciences, 2011

    Aarhus University (Denmark)