Sloka Iyengar, PhD, PMP


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Sloka is a Consultant with BSP whose engagements have focused primarily on the firm’s Medical Communications and Health Economics practice. Her most recent projects with BSP include:
Medical Communications:

  • Developing a series of abstracts and posters to support the launch of a client’s novel software to predict patient probability for a hypotensive event
  • Developed a strategy to support a client’s efforts to design and disseminate a weekly newsletter providing updates on published research in disease areas of interest
  • Supported the product launch of a novel medication for mood disorders by developing a series of abstracts to raise awareness of specific target patient populations, and by developing a review for peer-reviewed publication
  • Developed educational materials for sales training for a stakeholder’s medical device designed to prevent pressure injuries

Health Economics:

  • Supported the launch of a client’s novel analgesic medication by developing a manuscript describing utilization patterns and predictors of opioid-free analgesia for post-surgical pain
  • Created a series of abstracts, posters, and a manuscript describing treatment and clinical outcomes associated with a rare, debilitating neurological disorder
  • Produced a manuscript to evaluate the benefits of a pulmonary artery catheter used in cardiac surgery patients to better understand the value of the device
  • Developed a manuscript to investigate the association between albumin administration and outcomes in adult patients undergoing cardiac surgery to support utilization of fluids following surgery


  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

Sloka has been involved in seven peer-reviewed manuscripts and is the basic science editor for, where she summarizes epilepsy research for patients with epilepsy and their caregivers. Sloka holds a PhD in biomedical sciences (specializing in neuroscience) from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. As a postdoctoral fellow at the Nathan Kline Institute, NY, Sloka studied the role of postnatal neurogenesis in epilepsy. She is a professional dancer and performs regularly in the New York area. She is passionate about STEM education and teaches neuroscience and evolution at the American Museum of Natural History in NYC. In her spare time, she loves to swim and embroider.