Elena Dudukina

Elena Dudukina


Danish Medicines Agency, Data Analytics Center

About me

I conduct research in pharmacoepidemiology and women’s health. I have experience in observational RWE/PAS studies of drugs and vaccines, especially, in pregnancy. I am passionate about causal inference methods and R stats.


  • Causal Inference
  • Pharmacoepidemiology (drug utilization, drug safety and efficacy)
  • Women’s health and reproductive epidemiology
  • R stats



Special consultant/Pharmacoepidemiologist

Danish Medicines Agency, Data Analytics Center

Sep 2023 – Present Denmark

Clinical Specialist/postdoc

Aarhus University Hospital, Department of Clinical Epidemiology

Sep 2021 – Aug 2023 Denmark

Responsibilities include:

  • Design, execution and reporting of real-world evidence (RWE) pharmacoepidemiologic studies
  • Writing of study protocols, statistical analysis plans, study reports, scientific manuscripts
  • Providing scientific and methodological input on various aspects of study design and conducted or planned analyses
  • Creating abstracts, manuscripts and presentations
  • Project management

Skills include:

  • Using time-to-event modelling (Cox proportional hazards regression, Fine-Gray subdistribution hazard model), logistic regression, log-binomial regression, propensity-score based adjustment methods
  • Teaching incl. epidemiological designs and methods to Masters students overall covering > 200 hours
  • Data management, including complex cohort and variables ascertainment from various health and administrative databases, and statistical analyses involving PS adjustment methods (IPTW, ATT weighting, fine PS stratification, PS weighting, PS stratification, PS matching)

PhD in Epidemiology

Aarhus University, Department of Clinical Epidemiology

Jun 2018 – Jun 2021 Denmark

Responsibilities include:

  • Participating in development of the research protocols and statistical analyses plans for own and collaborative projects
  • Independent data management, incl. cohort and variables ascertainment from various Danish health and administrative databases
  • Statistical analyses

MSc in Biomedicine

Radboud University

Jan 2015 – Jan 2017 the Netherlands
MSc level courses in clinical epidemiology, epidemiology of infectious diseases, and statistics. Applied training during 6-months internship at Radboudumc and another 6-months external internship at Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu (RIVM).

MD (Preventive Medicine

First Moscow State Medical University

Jan 2008 – Jun 2015 Russia
Specialization in Medicine and Public Health; graduated with honors (magna cum laude)

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