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Monday, June 20 • 11:50am - 12:20pm
#102 IT: Syneos Health Innovation Theater: Leveraging the Power of Medical Affairs - Overcoming Obstacles to Optimize Product Development

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Medical Affairs (MA) has become one of the most critical success factors for realizing the full promise of biopharma innovation – but there are hurdles yet to cross. To get a clear snapshot of the landscape, Syneos Health surveyed MA executives on key challenges, opportunities for growth and how the function is positioning itself for the future. This session will discuss the results of this survey to understand the pain points MA faces and potential solutions to optimize product development.


Syneos Health


Suma Ramadas, PhD

Colin Oliver, PhD, MBA

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Syneos Health

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Colin Oliver

Managing Director, Medical Affairs Consulting, Syneos Health, United States
Colin Oliver is a managing director in the medical affairs consulting practice at Syneos Health with over 10 years of pharmaceutical/biotechnology experience at small, medium and large companies. Colin has broad Medical Affairs experience, from working in the field as a Medical Science... Read More →
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Suma Ramadas

Executive Vice President, Head of Global Medical Affairs, Syneos Health, United States
Suma Ramadas, Ph.D. has over 17 years of experience as a thought leader in industry, consulting and integrated commercialization solutions specializing in the Medical Affairs space. She leads the Medical Affairs and Value, Access, and HEOR Advisory at Syneos Health, where she has... Read More →

Monday June 20, 2022 11:50am - 12:20pm CDT
Exhibit Hall Theater #1 McCormick Place 2301 South Indiana Avenue Gate 40 Chicago, IL 60616