Who we are

The medical affairs council is a forum for like-minded professionals to connect, collaborate, and learn from each other and propel medical affairs towards a digital future.

The council comprises members drawn from medical affairs, medical operations, medical information, scientific communication, and medical communication functions representing the top healthcare organizations worldwide.

What drives us

Mission

Bring together leaders from the industry to evaluate practical applications of modern technology for increasing organizational efficiency, enhancing communication, and improving compliance

Vision

Help medical affairs organizations embrace technology and innovation through a digital and data-driven model to further unlock growth and maximize impact across internal and external engagements

Members

Mary Alice Dwyer

Mary Alice Dwyer

VP, US
Synetic Life Sciences
Council Chair
Dominick Albano, PharmD, MBA

Dominick Albano, PharmD, MBA

VP, Global Medical Information Pfizer
Thierry Aupérin

Thierry Aupérin

VP, Medical Communications and Training, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
Moshe Cykert

Moshe Cykert

Head of CMO (GMA & GEVD) Digital Strategy Realization Merck KGaA
Andrew Fariello

Andrew Fariello

VP, Global Medical Capabilities, Oncology
AstraZeneca
Maureen Feeney

Maureen Feeney

Vice President Medical and Scientific Communications
Takeda
Catrinel Galateanu, MD

Catrinel Galateanu, MD

VP, Head of Global Medical Affairs at UCB
Sarah Guadagno

Sarah Guadagno

Vice President, Global Medical Communications, Alexion Pharmaceuticals
Michael Kavanaugh, BS, MBA

Michael Kavanaugh, BS, MBA

Executive Director, Clinical Development and Medical Affairs Effectiveness and Scientific Communications, Boehringer Ingelheim
 Jung Hyun Lee, PharmD

Jung Hyun Lee, PharmD

Sr. Director, Medical Information, AstraZeneca
Deb Long, MD

Deb Long, MD

Sr. Vice President, Medical Affairs Vertex
Roy Palmer

Roy Palmer

VP Global Medical Affairs Operations Lead
Pfizer
Fran Paradiso-Hardy

Fran Paradiso-Hardy

Vice President and Head of Medical Communications, Astellas Pharma
Jennifer Riggins

Jennifer Riggins

President, Medical Affairs and Digital
JSR Medical Affairs Consulting, LLC
Bill Strickland

Bill Strickland

VP, Medical Affairs, Elevar Therapeutics
Richard Swank, Ph.D

Richard Swank, Ph.D

Global Field Medical Lead
Amgen
David Tang, PharmD

David Tang, PharmD

VP, Medical Affairs Operations, AbbVie
Ravi Tayi, MD, MPH

Ravi Tayi, MD, MPH

Chief Medical Officer and Head of Global Medical Affairs, Endo Pharmaceuticals
Robin Winter-Sperry, MD

Robin Winter-Sperry, MD

Global Field Medical Lead, Ipsen
Rick Lones

Rick Lones

Global Head of Medical Affairs
Mundipharma