Research & Publications
Dr. Rentsch is an epidemiologist specialising in the use of electronic health records, with a focus on creating real-world evidence for the safety and effectiveness of medications.
In his roles within the Veterans Aging Cohort Study (VACS) at Yale and the Electronic Health Records (EHR) Research Group at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, he performs research using some of the largest clinical and genetic cohorts in the world today. He received the 2021 Emerging Leader Award and serves several leadership roles within the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology.
He organises and lectures on a suite of pharmacoepidemiology short courses at LSHTM:
Education & Training
- PhDLondon School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (2018)
- MPHEmory University (2011)
- BAThe Ohio State University (2008)
Honors & Recognition
|Emerging Leader Award||International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology||2021|
|Best Reviewer Award||Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety||2017|
|COVID-19 Core, VA Family of EHR Cohorts (VACo Family), US Dept of Veterans Affairs||Co-Chair||2021 - Present|
|Membership Committee, International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE)||Chair||2020 - 2021|
|Polypharmacy Workgroup, VA Family of EHR Cohorts (VACo Family), US Dept of Veterans Affairs||Co-Chair||2019 - Present|
|Methods Training, Real-World Evidence Task Force, International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE)||Co-Chair||2019 - Present|
|Anti(retro)viral Therapy Workgroup, VA Family of EHR Cohorts (VACo Family), US Dept of Veterans Affairs||Co-Chair||2015 - Present|