Lynda Finis

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Lynda Finis

(Medical Information FAWG Co-Lead)

Lynda Finis is the Sr. Director, Medical Affairs Governance & Medical Information at Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) where she is accountable for strategy and oversight for Medical Affairs Governance, Operations and Medical Information. Lynda is accountable for Medical Affairs Governance, including policies, procedures, and processes that ensure high standards of medical science, integrity, and ethics are applied in the discovery, development, and marketing of products and services.  She will drive strategy for the organization including sensing changes in the regulatory and safety landscape to ensure that the standards are appropriate to meet global needs and are risk adjusted for the Company’s product portfolio.  In addition, Lynda will oversee the Medical Information organization which plays a pivotal role in supporting both internal and external clinical customer inquiries. 


Prior to BD, Lynda worked at AstraZeneca where she held various leadership roles across both the US and Global Medical Affairs and Medical Information organizations including strategic planning, operational management and demonstrated success in leading teams through transformation and delivery of new operating models.  Lynda was a member of the Global Medical leadership team and where she led the establishment of the Global Medical Information Operating and Governance Model, implementation of the Global Medical Information Platform, execution of the Centralized Global Medical Content Model, launch of the Global Medical Content Portals, and harmonization of the Global & US Medical Information Operating Model within the AstraZeneca BioPharmaceuticals Medical organization. 


Lynda earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from Rutgers University College of Pharmacy