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Medical Affairs Digital Strategy Council

Drive medical affairs towards a digital future

Who we are

The Medical Affairs Digital Strategy Council is a forum for like-minded Medical Affairs leaders to connect, collaborate, and learn from each other and propel medical affairs towards a digital future.


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


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.


Mary Alice Dwyer

Vice President, US Synetic Life Sciences

Council Chair

Andreas Gerloff

Vice President, Global Head of Medical Customer Excellence

Bayer Pharmaceuticals

Andrew Fariello

Vice President, Global Medical Capabilities, Oncology


Catrinel Galateanu, MD

Vice President, Head of Global Medical Affairs


Fran Paradiso-Hardy

Vice President and Head of Medical Communications

Astellas Pharma

Heather Abourjaily

Head of Global Scientific Communications

Rocket Pharmaceuticals

Jennifer Riggins

President, Medical Affairs and Digital

JSR Medical Affairs Consulting, LLC

Jill Massey

Vice President, Global Medical Strategic Operations

Gilead Sciences

Joanne Jani

Head, Omnichannel Medical Communications


Jung Hyun Lee, PharmD

Sr. Director, Global Medical Content Strategy


Manoj Venkiteshwar

Head of Medical Affairs and Professional Education

ZEISS Medical Technology

Robin Winter-Sperry, MD

Field Medical Excellence, Global Oncology / International Lead


Thierry Aupérin

Vice President, Global Head Scientific Communications

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

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