Mary Alice Dwyer, PharmD
VP, Global Medical Excellence Global Medical Affairs /AstraZeneca
Mary Alice Dwyer, PharmD, is Vice President of Global Medical Excellence (GME) in Global Medical Affairs (GMA). She leads the GME organization which includes Global Publications, Global MSL Excellence, Global Nominated Signatory, the Medical Academy, Medical Resources, and most recently, Patient Centricity (PaCe). In this role, she leads the partnership between GME and Medical in the regions and countries to build and sustain medical capabilities, skills and knowledge. The Global Publications and PaCe functions under Mary Alice’s leadership are also instrumental to lead AZ’s patient-driven science and achieve confident use of our medicines in clinical practice. Mary Alice first joined AstraZeneca in 2004 as the Executive Director of Scientific Affairs, and was subsequently promoted to Vice President of Medical Affairs in the US. She has also led scientific and medical teams at Takeda, Pharmacia, and Searle. She previously worked in clinical drug development at Hoffmann-LaRoche and Glaxo. Mary Alice is based in Gaithersburg, Maryland.