Offer notable academic achievement and experience serving as a practicing physician, combined with expertise in clinical development and medical affairs for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Trusted consultant and educator equipped with solid clinical, management and research and development background. Function seamlessly in cross-functional and matrix environment. Build long standing relationships with key opinion leaders, pharmaceutical executives, scientists,...
Offer notable academic achievement and experience serving as a practicing physician, combined with expertise in clinical development and medical affairs for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Trusted consultant and educator equipped with solid clinical, management and research and development background. Function seamlessly in cross-functional and matrix environment. Build long standing relationships with key opinion leaders, pharmaceutical executives, scientists, and other stakeholders to promote knowledge acquisition and strategic decision-making. Proven track record in both scientific achievement and executive leadership roles. Lead effectively in a constantly changing environment.Medical Director @ From June 2013 to Present (2 years 7 months) Medical Director @ Medical Director for the Mucopolysaccharidoses (Hunter syndrome, Sanfilippo). Develop long range strategic medical plans for commercialized products and products in development. Manage medical affairs budget and lead medical programs (ex. ad boards) to support drug development. Review investigator initiated research grants and publications. Collaborate with R&D, clinical, and regulatory teams in the development of pipeline products. Review of sales and marketing materials for scientific accuracy, fair balance and FDA compliance. Provide internal and external medical education/training. Analyze medical literature and create tools for Medical Affairs team. Respond to unsolicited medical inquiries on Shire products and potential adverse events. Participate in national/international scientific meetings and provide insights to upper management. Provide scientific presentations at Shire medical events. From March 2011 to June 2013 (2 years 4 months) Medical Director @ Directed strategic development of company sponsored research programs, in addition to scientific evaluation of investigator initiated proposals. Assisted with publication planning and managed multiple projects with significant budget review. Generated medical business plans with cross-functional teams (R&D, clinical operations, sales and marketing). Developed advisory boards, evaluated marketing materials for scientific accuracy and FDA compliance, and supported regulatory affairs in FDA submissions. Collaborated with European KOLs and attended international meetings to develop overseas opportunities. Interpreted safety information and provided internal and external training. From 2009 to February 2011 (2 years) Regional Scientific Director - Arthritis and Bone Metabolism Division @ Established and managed relationships with members of rheumatology, endocrinology, and managed care community in FL and Puerto Rico. Facilitated phase I-IV clinical research for Novartis compounds; assisted with clinical trial site placement and completion of studies. Resource for new investigator training and protocol development. Provided product and disease state information and updates. Resource to management and scientific specialty teams. Served as scientific operations launch manager and developed and led national advisory board meeting. Team lead for all field based colleagues (Clinical Operations and Medical Affairs) in Florida. Consistently rated as extremely valuable by customers and as a strong performer with exceptional behaviors by the Novartis management team. Promoted from Regional Scientific Associate Director due to outstanding performance. From April 2005 to November 2009 (4 years 8 months) Sr. Medical Information Scientist @ Medical liaison for the respiratory division covering Puerto Rico, Florida, and Georgia. Developed relationships with key thought leaders, provided research opportunities, trained speakers and created scientific programs. Participated in cross-therapeutic area training in product and disease states; supported international meetings relevant to therapeutics. Co-authored and presented poster on asthma medication use during pregnancy. Created product advocacy literature and presentations. Provided 360 degree communication with academic centers, physician leaders, medical organizations and Astra Zeneca. Regarded by all stakeholders as a highly valuable resource for up-to-date product, therapeutic and disease state knowledge. Recipient of "Being the Best Award" for presentations and scientific contributions. From 2003 to 2005 (2 years) Otolaryngologist @ Maintained a visible, interactive role in all aspects of operations to include strategic planning, policy formation, new business development, budget planning / administration, quality and regulatory compliance and patient relations. Recruited and hired physicians, ancillary healthcare professionals and administrative personnel. Directed 75 person staff and provided medical and surgical healthcare. Participated in clinical trials and provided promotional scientific presentations for multiple pharmaceutical companies. From 1988 to 2003 (15 years) Master of Public Health (MPH), Public Health @ University of Massachusetts, Amherst From 2010 to 2014 Residency, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery @ Harvard Medical School From 1984 to 1988 Resident, General Surgery @ University of Washington School of Medicine From 1982 to 1983 MD, Medicine @ University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine From 1978 to 1982 BA, Chemistry @ Emory University From 1974 to 1978 Martha MD is skilled in: FDA, Clinical Development, Clinical Trials, Medical Affairs, Pharmaceutical Industry, Medical Writing, Clinical Research, Therapeutic Areas, Drug Development, Biotechnology, GCP, Medical Education, Regulatory Affairs, Rheumatology, Endocrinology, Medicine, Neurology, Managed Care
June 2013 to Present
Shire Human Genetic Therapies
March 2011 to June 2013
2009 to February 2011
Regional Scientific Director - Arthritis and Bone Metabolism Division
April 2005 to November 2009
Sr. Medical Information Scientist
2003 to 2005
ENT Associates of S. Florida
1988 to 2003
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Master of Public Health (MPH) Public Health
2010 to 2014
Harvard Medical School
Residency Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
1984 to 1988
University of Washington School of Medicine
Resident General Surgery
1982 to 1983
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
1978 to 1982
1974 to 1978
What company does Martha MD work for?
Martha MD works for Biogen Idec
What is Martha MD's role at Biogen Idec?
Martha MD is Medical Director
What industry does Martha MD work in?
Martha MD works in the Biotechnology industry.
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