Dr. Jones-Burton, a leading expert in cardiology, is on a mission to remove the systemic barriers that impact the lack of diversity from drug discovery through commercialization.
Dr. Paula Ragan founded X4 Pharmaceuticals with the goal to advance innovative medicines to treat rare diseases and along the way is paving a path for gender diversity in biotech.
Anjum Swaroop describes how her relentless persistence led to an industry-changing career at Dr. Reddy’s.
Shontelle Dodson’s focus is on patients — improving patient access to medications as well as bringing value to patients. She also leads Astellas’ Oncology C3 Prize, which aims to to change cancer care beyond medicine in terms of the cancer care journey, cancer health dispari … Read More »
Dr. Andrea Pfeifer is taking Alzheimer’s research to the next level through collaboration and treating the pathology of disease, which in turn has the potential change the future of drug development.
Dr. Mannick describes the incredible work her company is doing in the field of aging and shares some of her key leadership insights, hint: On to Cincinnati.
Laurie Bartolomeo, a creative strategist, discusses her passion around rare disease and why she is invested in making a difference for patients and caregivers.
Jessica Rousset, a technologist, is not just a role model for other women in the industry, she is driving healthcare innovation to bring new medicines to patients.
Dr. Ubavka DeNoble in her new role as chief commercial officer discusses the wide ranging impact that technology will play in clinical research, clinical trials, and post-marketing patient engagement.
Laurie Cooke celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Woman of the Year event with some key takeaways, discusses the important strides the HBA is taking to address the issue of gender parity, and provides words of inspiration for women at all levels in their careers.
Jayne Gershkowitz is a passionate advocate and expert in a wide variety of issues affecting individuals with rare diseases and their families. She has more than 18 years of experience of strategic marketing, resource development and executive management in nonprofit healthca … Read More »
Kathy Giusti, who is revolutionizing the area of precision medicine as faculty co-chair of HBS Kraft Precision Medicine Accelerator at Harvard Business School, describes her professional and personal mission to transform how medicines are discovered and developed.
Sheri Madrid talks about how her love of science has led to a multi-tiered and successful career as a clinical operations executive as well as how a company culture of transparency and honesty can yield remarkable results.
Throughout Dr. Gisela Schwab’s extensvie career she has stretched herself and expanded her knowledge base all leading to a place where she is making a considerable difference in the lives of cancer patients.
Liz Lewis discusses how she balances dual responsibilities as well as the importance of the journey and taking advantage of opportunities that may arise along the way to create an enriching and fulfilling career.
Dr. Deborah Dunsire’s journey of an intellectually and emotionally captivating career has guided her to pursue transformative medicines with high unmet medical needs on her way to the C-suite.
Clareece West discusses how science and technology are merging to improve and advance devices and therapies for all patients.
Dr. Shannon Dahl, a pioneer in regenerative technology, is driving innovation to new levels to bring off-the-shelf cell therapies to patients.
Gail Moore’s personal story fuels her passion for greater collaboration, innovation, and advocacy in the rare disease space.
Melinda Richter is changing the way the industry thinks about innovation, based on her vision of what success looks like: doing important work that makes an impact, and doing that with people you care about.
Colleen Carter shares her three guiding principles to having a more purposeful life — personally and professionally.
Through the power of science and technology, Dr. Helen Torley is committed to transforming patient care.
Dr. Georgia Mitsi is passionate about the impact that digital and mobile can have on patients, especially those living with chronic medical conditions.
Amy Cueva is creating a new type of healthcare user experience through a futuristic and innovative approach encompassing organizational design and behavior change.
Lynn O’Connor has a passion for disruption and she is using her futurisitic vision to lead the Muscular Dystrophy Association to new heights while respecting the legacy of the nonprofit’s origins.
Jennifer De Camara’s love of law and science is the perfect combination when it comes to patient advocacy and being a healthcare champion.
Rachel King has charted a unique career — from consultant to VC to startup to now CEO — and is leading a pioneer company in the use of glycobiology technology.
Wendy White is a passionate and innovative leader working at the intersection of advocacy, technology, and business in the rare disease space.