Who We Are
An independent health care consulting firm founded by Principals with many years of experience consulting and providing research for life sciences clients including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, device and diagnostic manufacturers and payers.
Our Principals also have extensive experience in health policy working with federal clients including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jeromie Ballreich is an Assistant Scientist and Director of the Master of Health Sciences in Health Economics program in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He received his Ph.D. in Health Economics from JHBSPH with a thesis in “Price Discrimination in the US Cancer Drug Market.” Previously, Dr. Ballreich received a Master in Health Economics also from JHSPH and a Bachelors in Mathematics and Economics from Lafayette College.
Francine Chingcuanco's background is in epidemiology and pharmacology. Prior to joining Monument, she consulted for the Health Outcomes Research Department of Millennium Health wherein she designed and managed clinical research studies aimed at developing real-world evidence to support products in the field of personalized medicine. She holds a Masters in Health Science from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health as well as an Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto.
Ellen Hu specializes in economic evaluation and has a background in healthcare actuarial modeling. Prior to joining Monument, she worked in actuarial consulting where she performed valuations and projections for public and private employer sponsored retiree health plans as well as performed health plan rate settings and design modeling. She holds a Master of Health Science from JHSPH and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a minor in Mathematics from DePauw University.
Omar Mansour specializes in the application of pharmacoepidemiology methods. Prior to joining Monument, he was a scholar at the Bloomberg School's Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness where he designed and conducted comparative effectiveness studies on various topics using electronic medical records, commercial insurance claims, and large national surveys. He holds a Masters in Health Science from JHSPH and a Bachelor of Arts in biology with a minor in statistics from Macalester College.
Lekshmi Poe is a consultant that specializes in econometric modeling and cost-effectiveness analysis. Prior to joining Monument Analytics she advised on multiple implementation strategies and analyzed performance metrics at hospitals across the United Kingdom. As a research assistant at Johns Hopkins, she developed probabilistic Markov models to assess the cost-effectiveness of various drugs and identified drug pricing trends by combining financial research with patient input. Lekshmi has an undergraduate degree from the University of Cambridge and a Masters in Health Economics from JHSPH.