Dr. O’Leary is a Partner and Vice President of Gibb & O’Leary Epidemiology Consulting. She has experience in literature evaluation, exposure and health risk assessment, and statistical analysis. Dr. O’Leary specializes in evaluating individuals’ exposure and work history and subsequent risk for disease. She has worked on all facets of epidemiological research including study development, data cleaning, data analysis, and interpretation.
Dr. O’Leary received her B.S. in Biology from The College of William and Mary. In 2012, she earned her M.S. in Epidemiology from The George Washington University (GWU). Dr. O’Leary received her Ph.D. in Epidemiology at GWU’s Milken Institute School of Public Health in 2020. Her dissertation focused on MRSA carriage and infection in a swine-dense region of North Carolina. She has been appointed Professorial Lecturer in both the Department of Epidemiology and the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at the Milken Institute School of Public Health. She served as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Epidemiology at GWU while working on her Ph.D. From 2008 through 2010, she prepared proposals for a biopharmaceutical company focused on the utilization of PRDM genes in cancer therapy (2008), reviewed clinical trials for a contractor at the National Library of Medicine (2008-2009) and managed pharmaceutical master files and researched food contact requirements at a food and drug law firm in Washington, D.C (2009-2011). From 2011 to 2014, Dr. O’Leary worked for Tetra Tech Sciences as an Epidemiologist. At Tetra Tech Sciences, she worked on various projects including peer reviews and consultations for government clients and the World Health Organization. In 2014, she joined Gibb Epidemiology Consulting (which later changed to Gibb & O’Leary Epidemiology Consulting).