Thérèse McCall, PhD, MBA

VP, Medical Affairs

Assertio Therapeutics, Inc

Chicago, IL

Dr. T McCall is presently Vice President of Medical Affairs at Assertio Therapeutics, Inc, Lake Forest, IL. She received a doctorate in clinical medicine from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, and a master’s degree in business administration from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. She also holds a diploma in print journalism and radio broadcasting.

Dr. McCall has over 30 years of leadership experience with global companies in the fields of drug discovery, research and product commercialization strategy, clinical development, and regulatory approval. She has deep expertise in external stakeholder engagement and is focused on global medical affairs innovation, product commercialization, and medical communications transformation. During her career, Dr. McCall has consistently developed innovative medical and commercial strategies and solutions. She has led US and global initiatives involving external thought leader and reimbursement decision makers, investigator research programs, publications, medical information, and regulatory and compliance activities. Her therapeutic expertise includes oncology, immunology, gastroenterology, cardiology, neuroscience, and diabetes.

Dr. McCall has a long-standing interest in advancing the public’s understanding of science. To this end, she has developed and presented radio interviews and school presentations, and she has worked as a London-based science correspondent for the BBC. In addition, Dr. McCall has authored over 30 scientific publications, including newspaper and book chapters.

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