Harshitha is Data Visualization Lead at Vitaccess.
She oversees the analysis of data from our real-world evidence studies using visualization tools, so that the results can be understood and interpreted by both technical and non-technical audiences.
Harshitha enjoys channeling her passion for visual data storytelling and her eye for creative solutions in the healthcare research sector, in order to make a real difference to patients’ lives.
She has over nine years’ experience as a programmer and researcher in data visualization, data modelling, python, R, statistics, and SPSS. Prior to joining Vitaccess, Harshitha worked as a Senior Research Fellow at the International Institute of Information Technology in Bangalore. This role saw her implementing visualization techniques to study raw data from survey responses, as well as employing a demographic visualization tool to provide a visual understanding of health-record data. Further back still, Harshitha acted as an Assistant Professor at the BMS College of Engineering, teaching students Java, RDBMS, SQL, NoSQL, big data with Hadoop, C++ programming, and Python.
Harshitha is pursuing her PhD in Data Science part-time at the International Institute of Information Technology in Bangalore. She has gained a Master’s and an Engineer’s degree in Computer Science from the Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka, India.
Outside of work, Harshitha enjoys good food, traveling, and arts and crafts with her five-year-old daughter.