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Monday, June 25 • 11:00am - 12:15pm
#113: Patient-Focused Medicines Development: Where It has Led Us to Today, What Challenges Remain, and What Do We Still Need to Do to Achieve Success?

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Component Type: Forum
Level: Basic
CE: ACPE 1.25 Knowledge UAN: 0286-0000-18-526-L04-P; CME 1.25; IACET 1.25; RN 1.25

Using a multi-disciplinary approach, we will take a dynamic look at the experience of those involved in patient engagement, across stakeholder groups representing different regions, to understand how we have collectively moved the needle. As organizations have embarked upon efforts and implemented initiatives, we will provide a bird’s eye view of the impact of patient engagement across various stakeholders.

Learning Objectives

Describe how patient engagement has evolved across stakeholder groups in the past few years; Discuss the impact of collective approaches on patient engagement in medicines development lifecycle; Apply key learnings from collective approaches in their own efforts; Describe recent achievements in patient engagement and identify remaining challenges.


Lode Dewulf


David Gray

Sarah Krug

Pamela Tenaerts

Lisa Cone

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Lisa Cone

Patient, Parkinson's Disease Foundation Initiative
Now retired from corporate leadership roles, Lisa Cone leverages her personal experience as a person with Parkinson’s Disease and her professional experiences working with healthcare providers as a Patient Advocate. She is a volunteer leader within the Parkinson's Foundation's Parkinson's... Read More →
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Lode Dewulf

Chief Patient Officer, Servier
Lode recently joined Servier as Chief Patient Officer, reporting to the CEO, because the Patient IN strategy is a core pillar of Servier’s transformation process RiSe. Lode, a physician with 30y global industry experience, is a known global leader and trusted reference for the development... Read More →
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David Gray

Senior Director, Pfizer Inc
David Gray is a Drug Discovery team leader based in Cambridge, MA. He's focused mainly in the Neuroscience and Pain, with experience spanning early preclinical "idea" stage to large scale global development of clinical candidates. Additional areas of interest include effectively incorporating... Read More →
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Sarah Krug

Chief Executive Officer, CANCER101, United States
Sarah Krüg is the CEO of CANCER101, a patient advocacy organization whose mission is to help patients and care partners navigate cancer care and partner with their healthcare team to make informed decisions. Sarah is also Founder of the Health Collaboratory, a global innovation hub... Read More →
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Pamela Tenaerts

Executive Director, Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI), United States
Pamela Tenaerts is the Executive Director at the Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI) where she works closely with the Executive Committee to develop and implement strategies to accomplish CTTI’s mission. She provides senior level oversight of the day-to-day operations... Read More →

Monday June 25, 2018 11:00am - 12:15pm EDT
Room 151AB Boston Convention and Exhibition Center 415 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210 USA
  05: Patient Engagement, Forum
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