medical affairs officer

medical affairs officer

A physician who works for a drug company whose professional focus is on the commercialisation of a particular drug. Medical affairs officers liase with key opinion leaders, develop promotional materials, train sales representatives and analyse competing products, spinning the data to make their company’s products look good and competing products look bad.
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Gilmartin most recently served as Chief Medical Affairs Officer of the Company.
With almost 30 years' product development, commercial and corporate development experience working at Novartis, Boehm has held the role of chief commercial & medical affairs officer of Novartis Pharma (Switzerland) since 2014.
Estevez also previously served as medical affairs officer at two Tenet hospitals in South Florida and was in private practice in Boca Raton, FL, for 15 years.
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