Peter Piliero, MD
VP, Field & Scientific Affairs/ Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
Dr. Peter Piliero is currently the VP of Field and Scientific Affairs at Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, having responsibility for a diverse field Medical team and medical education, investigator-initiated studies, and strategic alliances. Dr. Piliero is recognized as a Medical Affairs expert with over 14 years of experience having held various leadership positions at Merck & Co. and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. At Merck, he initially led Global Medical Information and subsequently US Medical Affairs. Prior to joining Merck he was Vice President of General Medicine and Scientific Affairs in US Clinical Development and Medical Affairs. As such he was responsible for the Immunology, CNS, and Virology therapeutic areas in addition to Medical Education and Research Grants, Medical Publications, and Field Based Medicine Operations. Dr. Piliero is a board eligible Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease specialist who practiced for 11 years at Albany Medical College. He completed an accelerated 7-year BS-MD program at City College of New York and SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine. He completed an Internal Medicine residency at The Presbyterian Hospital in New York and Infectious Disease fellowship in the Harvard Combined Infectious Diseases program in Boston.