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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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.
The hospital has a typical medical staff, but does not have any formal physician-hospital associations such as a medical director or medical affairs officer.
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