LiVDerm Faculty Members

Faculty of Tarsus Medical Group are leaders in healthcare

Alexis R. Ogdie-Beatty, MD, MSCE

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Alexis R. Ogdie-Beatty, MD, MSCE



Dr. Ogdie-Beatty is associate professor of medicine and epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She is also deputy director of the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and director of the Penn Psoriatic Arthritis and Spondyloarthritis Program. Her research focuses on pharmacoepidemiology and observational studies of psoriatic arthritis (PsA0, an inflammatory arthritis that affects 25% of patients with psoriasis and approximately 500,000 people in the U.S. The mission of her research program is to improve outcomes in psoriatic arthritis by accelerating diagnosis, increasing the focus on meaningful, patient-centered outcomes, and developing and advancing methods for precision medicine.  Two of Dr. Ogdie-Beatty’s recent projects have been the early identification of PsA through better understanding predictors of disease that can be implemented in the electronic medical record, and designing a trial to test PsA prevention through treatment of psoriasis.

Education and Training

  • Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, 2012
  • Fellowship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Residency, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Medical Degree, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2006
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Minnesota, 2002

Professional Highlights

Dr. Ogdie-Beatty is an expert in epidemiology and pharmacoepidemiology, biostatistical methods for observational studies, outcome measures, clinical trial design, general qualitative methods.  She is currently co-leading a trial to examine the impact of dietary interventions on psoriatic arthritis disease activity and conducted a pilot trial of physical activity in inflammatory arthritis. Both trials employ concepts from behavioral economics to enhance the effectiveness of the interventions.


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