Janice (Jan) is both a health care professional and a seasoned biopharmaceutical executive, who has developed commercialization strategies at two multinational pharmaceutical companies, Merck, and Abbott Laboratories.
This work included numerous first-in-class products with market leadership and favorable outcomes for patients. She led an enterprise-wide, global strategy of incorporating patient input into the companies’ value chain, from discovery through patent expiry, resulting in products that were more relevant, valued, and accessible.
Jan served on the executive committee of a non-profit board in Nicaragua, Clinica Verde. She is currently consulting with the NIH Foundation on patient engagement strategies to support their public-private partnerships, and building a first of its kind educational curriculum for nurses interested in a life science career with the Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs. She is also serving as an advisor to Press Ganey on customer experience in clinical trials.
Jan has a BSN from University of Illinois Medical Center, MBA from Lake Forest College and a Masters in Population Health from Thomas Jefferson University. She also serves on the Medical Reserve Corp in Pennsylvania.
Title : How nurses can prepare for a career in the life science industry: The certified nurse medical affairs professional program