Detlef Nehrdich, MSc, is working with Waife & Associates as Senior Associate since April 2012. In this role Detlef consults biopharmaceutical companies, CROs and software providers. His particular expertise is in process improvement, metrics as well as technology planning, vendor evaluation and its organisational implementation. Previously Detlef has been Director Global EDC Operations and Site Head Statistics & Data Management at Abbott in Ludwigshafen, Germany. In this position Detlef led Abbott's Statistics and DM activities in Europe and was globally responsible for Abbott's eClinical activities. Detlef successfully ran Abbott’s project for the global preparation and implementation of EDC in 2006. In 2009 he initiated a cross functional project for the strategic ePRO vendor evaluation and global ePRO implementation. Prior to Abbott Detlef worked as Biostatistician and later Head of Data Management at the Biometrics Department of Viatris (previously "ASTA Medica") in Frankfurt, Germany.
Detlef has served as speaker at DIA Annual Meeting and as session chair at DIA EuroMeetings. He has also served on the Programme Committee, as session chair and speaker at all previous DIA Clinical Forums. Detlef has been core team member of the DIA Clinical Data Management Community and also served on the DIA Advisory Council for Europe.
Detlef has a degree in Statistics from the University of Dortmund, Germany.