Executive Vice President, Eavesdrop, Inc. and President, Axia Marketing Research at Eavesdrop, Inc.
Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
Medical Anthropologist: Consultant
January 2007 to January 2008
University of Pennsylvania, Cancer Risk Evaluation Program
Data Manager and Senior Research Coordinator
January 1997 to January 1999
Graphic Artist and Freelance Photographer
January 1992 to January 1994
THE PLANNING SHOP market research
Research Director, Oncology Business Unit
October 2017 to October 2018
Sundial Market Research, Inc.
November 2016 to October 2017
Axia Marketing Research
Principal and Founder, Axia Marketing Research
2018 to October 2019
Greater Philadelphia Area
The Cancer Support Community (formerly The Wellness Community)
Medical Anthropologist: Research Fellow
inVentiv Health Commercial
Director of Behavioral Insights and Strategy, Patient Marketing Group
October 2014 to November 2016
Linguist; Senior Manager, Linguistic Insights
April 2010 to October 2014
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Qualitative Methodologist and Research Project Director
January 2007 to April 2010
University of Pennsylvania
Qualitative Methodologist and Research Project Manager
January 1999 to January 2007
University of Pennsylvania
Junior Research Coordinator
January 1994 to January 1997
Executive Vice President, Eavesdrop, Inc. and President, Axia Marketing Research
2018 to August 2018
What company does Ellyn Specker Charap work for?
Ellyn Specker Charap works for Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
What is Ellyn Specker Charap's role at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health?
Ellyn Specker Charap is Medical Anthropologist: Consultant
What industry does Ellyn Specker Charap work in?
Ellyn Specker Charap works in the Market Research industry.
Medical Anthropologist: Consultant @ Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health From January 2007 to January 2008 (1 year 1 month) Data Manager and Senior Research Coordinator @ University of Pennsylvania, Cancer Risk Evaluation Program From January 1997 to January 1999 (2 years 1 month) Graphic Artist and Freelance Photographer @ Self-Employed From January 1992 to January 1994 (2 years 1 month) Research Director, Oncology Business Unit @ THE PLANNING SHOP market research From October 2017 to October 2018 (1 year 1 month) Pennsylvania, USResearch Director @ Sundial Market Research, Inc. From November 2016 to October 2017 (1 year) Principal and Founder, Axia Marketing Research @ Axia Marketing Research Principal @ Charap Consulting Expert moderation. Quick-turn reporting. Brilliant, actionable insights. From 2018 to October 2019 (1 year) Greater Philadelphia AreaMedical Anthropologist: Research Fellow @ The Cancer Support Community (formerly The Wellness Community) Investigate structural, cultural and social barriers to utilization of pharmaceutical aid/reimbursement programs. Conduct in-depth interviews, textual analysis using constant comparison and narrative analysis. Wrote focus group guide, semi-structured interview inventories. Conduct interview training, guide and supervise qualitative research. Responsible for development of quantitative research phase, including survey and sample construction and recruitment, and survey implementation. Analyze data, make recommendations for further research, guide report design. Director of Behavioral Insights and Strategy, Patient Marketing Group @ inVentiv Health Commercial Deep experience with a full range of qualitative methodologies. Work with President/Managing Director to identify new business with partners and direct clients. Build out qualitative research team and infrastructure. Manage team of anthropologists and linguists. Design innovative methodologies and studies building off of those novel methods. Build teams and staff around newly innovated capabilities. Oversee/direct client projects at all levels, manage staff engagement. Train team on principles of health literacy, linguistics, cultural and behavioral science. Mentor team members and help them grow professionally and in terms of personal goals. Work with clients both directly and through account management to ensure quality control and client satisfaction. Manage budgets for multiple projects and manage resources. Write and negotiate all aspects of proposals in response to RFPs. Liaise among teams (inter- and intra-company) to ensure projects get sourced properly. Create strategy for overall client approach. Strong client-facing role. Experienced in oncology (multiple disease) T2 diabetes, dyslipidemia, obesity, eating disorders, ADHD, asthma, COPD, hypogonadism, hemophilia with inhibitors, pancreatitis, breakthrough pain, acute coronary syndrome, RA, hepatitis C, epilepsy, cirrhosis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis. Specialty: oncology. From October 2014 to November 2016 (2 years 2 months) Newtown, PALinguist; Senior Manager, Linguistic Insights @ Verilogue, Inc Provide leadership to US and OUS linguistics staff around analytic approach and innovation. Conduct conversation analysis, discourse analysis, thematic analysis and content analysis of in-office doctor-patient discourse. Experience in type 2 diabetes, asthma, oncology (multiple disease), COPD, hypogonadism, hemophilia, pancreatitis, breakthrough pain, acute coronary syndrome. Conduct traditional qualitative analysis, including IDIs, TDIs, projective techniques, and ethnography. Provide analyses of operant decision making models, framing and conversational strategies that influence uptake and continued utilization of products, as well as analyses for clients’ positioning and segmentation efforts. Write creative reports, storyboard key team findings for executive summaries and strategic research reports. Present findings to clients across all phases of a project. Create and advise on qualitative methods for new product development. Advise on grantwriting and academic collaboration toward firm growth and expansion. Conceptualize and write research protocols for online/mobile communication aid. Design and write field guides. Deliver actionable US and OUS insights and immediately useful recommendations. From April 2010 to October 2014 (4 years 7 months) Qualitative Methodologist and Research Project Director @ Fox Chase Cancer Center • Qualitative Methodologist and Project Director for NIH RO1 focusing on development of a tailored online video educational aid for improving patient decision making about clinical trial participation. Developed novel use of cognitive anthropology methods for selecting actors for video. Led focus groups. Utilized ranking, triads, freelisting, proximity analysis, multidimensional scaling.• Qualitative Methodologist and Project Director for NIH RO1 designed to understand patient understanding of informed consent and the social meaning of clinical trial participation. Utilize phenomenology, cognitive interviewing, content analysis, proximity analysis.• Conduct content analysis on doctor-patient interactions to understand the relationship between patients’ self-representations and how oncologists communicate prognosis.• Informed core research project on the effect of authority construction on health information flow across health-based social networking sites. In preparation for application for NIH Center of Excellence Award in Health Communication. To utilize network analysis, discourse analysis.• Qualitative Research Consultant for K-award focusing on longitudinal, contextual (situated) decision making and flow of information among a BRCA1/2 positive cohort and their family members. Maintain methodology audit trail. Utilizing qualitative descriptive approach. From January 2007 to April 2010 (3 years 4 months) Qualitative Methodologist and Research Project Manager @ University of Pennsylvania • Investigator and Research Director of NIH/NCI R21, investigating cognitive model of health maintenance and disease prevention among African American women in relation to tamoxifen use. Utilized in-depth and structured interviewing, participant-observation, focus groups, archival research, discourse analysis. Developed scale and survey from qualitative data. Used cognitive interviewing and content analysis to validate survey findings.• Qualitative Methodologist for NIH RO1 investigating the distribution and nature of distrust of the US healthcare system. Designed qualitative research pursuant to scale development. Trained bilingual focus group leaders, moderated focus groups, conducted cultural consensus analysis. Developed scaled items from focus group discourse, directed pilot testing, factor analysis, and scale refinement.• Project Manager and Investigator for NIH/NCI RO1 examining decision making relative to BRCA1/2 genetic testing among first-degree relatives of breast cancer patients. Contributed to design of case-control study; responsible for survey design and implementation, advised on associations to examine in statistical analysis. • Principal Investigator of study examining public understanding of bioterrorism and CDC vaccination strategies. Developed survey, analyzed and reported on attitudinal data employing descriptive statistics. • Co-Investigator of study examining how current discourse on genetics and application of genetic technologies mirrors eugenics literature, discourse, and policy from the 1920s and 1930s. Methods used include hermeneutics/phenomenology, archival research, oral histories. From January 1999 to January 2007 (8 years 1 month) Junior Research Coordinator @ University of Pennsylvania From January 1994 to January 1997 (3 years 1 month) Executive Vice President, Eavesdrop, Inc. and President, Axia Marketing Research @ Eavesdrop, Inc. Principal @ Charap Consulting From 2018 to August 2018 (less than a year) Philadelphia, PA
Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Feeling (F), Judging (J)
2 year(s), 6 month(s)
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