Medical Strategy and Launch Excellence

Focus Area Working Group

The strategic mission and objectives of the Medical Affairs Professional Society (MAPS) Medical Strategy and Launch Excellence Focus Area Working Group are to create a community that advances our role as fully integrated strategic business partners for internal stakeholders; to develop our medical strategy and launch excellence community within MAPS to become the premier global destination of choice for MA Professionals responsible for leading medical strategy; and to catalyze our individual personal leadership development and professional career advancement. 

Activities: 

We will organize medical strategy and launch excellence workshops for MAPS meetings in North America, APAC (Asia Pacific – China/Japan), and EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Asia) regions. We develop original content for webinars, podcasts, eLearning courses and white papers. In addition, the working group will periodically contribute cogent and timely content for the MAPS online publication, Elevate. Most importantly, we will serve as a supportive resource for all Medical Affairs Professionals. 

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Description:

Understand how the medical affairs strategic planning process can drive decision making throughout the year. Gain insight into the value medical affairs bring across an organization when an effective, collaborative, aligned medical strategy plan is developed

Members

Rebecca (Becky) Harmon

Rebecca (Becky) Harmon

Global Medical Affairs Central Capabilities

Co-Lead

Eli Lilly
Simon Kyaga

Simon Kyaga

Global Medical Director, Alzheimer’s Disease, for Europe Canada and Partner Markets (ECP)

Co-Lead

Safura Babu-Kahn

Safura Babu-Kahn

Senior Director & Transversal Medical Strategy Lead
Chet Bhatt

Chet Bhatt

Executive Director, Global Medical Operations and Strategic Programs
Cesar Cerezo

Cesar Cerezo

Vice President, Global/US Medical Therapeutic Area Head, General Medicine
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Sarah Clark

Sarah Clark

Director, Head of Field Medical Strategy and Execution, Europe, Canada and Partner Markets
Emily Howman

Emily Howman

Medical Strategy Lead
David Kelaher

David Kelaher

Chief Medical Officer
Charlotte Mosley

Charlotte Mosley

Executive Director – Client Engagement
Arron Mungul

Arron Mungul

Director Medical Capabilities
Jennifer Pappadakis

Jennifer Pappadakis

VP, Global Medical External Affairs
Marija Simin Geertsen

Marija Simin Geertsen

Vice-President, Medical Affairs
Paul Tebbey

Paul Tebbey

Vice-President, Medical Affairs Biosimilars
Amanda Wilhelm

Amanda Wilhelm

Medical Director
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Leah Williams

Leah Williams

Director, Medical Education & Communications

Troels Wolther

Troels Wolther

Executive Medical Director
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MedStrat 3 Featured
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