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Senior Director/Team Leader, Global Medical Communications
Dheepa Chari has nearly 17 years of experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry in various cross-functional leadership roles involving strategic communication plan development, medical congress activities, and clinical research activities. She currently works at Pfizer Oncology as Senior Director and Team Leader of Global Medical Communications. In this capacity, she leads a team to develop and execute publication strategies across the oncology portfolio within the Global Medical Affairs organization. Prior to this role, she was Director of Global Medical Communications at Pfizer Oncology for the hematology and renal cell carcinoma franchises, US Scientific Communications Director at Novartis Oncology, and global publication planning lead at Amgen. In addition to her publications experience, she worked in clinical study and data management roles for several years at both Amgen and Pfizer across various therapeutic areas, including oncology, inflammation, CV/metabolic, and neuroscience.
Outside of her pharmaceutical career, Dheepa is a jazz vocalist and songwriter.
Dheepa holds a Master of Science degree in Biostatistics from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry with minors in Math and Music from Southern Methodist University.