Tara Cowling - Director & Managing Principal at Medlior Health Outcomes Research Ltd.

Interview with Tara Cowling, MA (Oxon), MSc – Director and Managing Principal of Medlior Health Outcomes Research Ltd.


Tara Cowling is a member of the American Medical Writer’s Association (AMWA), the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) – and one of Canada’s top entrepreneurs.

In 2008, Tara founded Medlior Health Outcomes Research Ltd with a priority for providing value and insight to health outcomes research projects through robust methodology. The community-based research organization with headquarters in Calgary, Alberta is comprised of health-system trained statisticians, epidemiologists, health economists, clinical researchers, and successfully challenges the industry status quo with its female leadership representation.

From unconventional advice about how to handle the word “no” – to divulging lessons that are priceless to anyone with an entrepreneurial mindset – this episode is your introduction to an inspiring leader. As a Top 100 Female Entrepreneur in Canada, Tara Cowling and her organization are soon becoming a household name. Meet her in our latest episode of The Leadership Standard.

About the Leadership Standard

The Leadership Standard, hosted by TEC Canada speaker and branding expert Gair Maxwell, explores real-life stories from leaders all across the business spectrum. It’s an intimate discovery of how they shift between triumphs, struggles, failures, disruptions and future opportunities. Each episode is a revealing conversation about the life of business and the business of life; up close and personal in a way that leaves both the audience and the guest surprised by what they uncover.

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