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2nd Edition Patient Voice: Advocacy, Insights & Engagement

Strengthening the Role of Patients as Partners to Sustain Engagement throughout the Product Life-Cycle to Better Meet Patient Needs

2-3 May 2018
Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria | Alexandria, VA, United States of America

Why You Should Attend

2nd Edition Patient Voice: Advocacy, Insights & Engagement

This premier marcus evans event will bring together the foremost leaders from Pharma and Biotech organizations to discuss current tactics in elevating the impact and value of the Patient Advocacy role across the program life cycle.


Key Topics

  • Leverage patient perspective to address unmet patient needs
  • Collaborate with patient advocacy groups to centralize the patient voice through various stages of the product lifecycle
  • Foster transparency in company communications through initiatives and relationships to strengthen reputation
  • Gain actionable insights from real world evidence to drive patient value
  • Align an advocacy approach to enterprise strategy in order to secure key opinion leader support
  • Previous Attendees Include

    INC Research, Rho Inc., Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Snow Companies, Boehringer Ingelheim, Sanofi-Aventis, Alkermes Inc., Leadiant Biosciences Inc., Baxter International Inc., Exelixis, Edwards LifeSciences, Quintiles IMS, Shire, Bristol-Myers Squibb, AbbVie, Amicus Therapeutics, FDA, Pfizer, National Health Council (NHC), GlaxoSmithKline, Patients Rising, Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Inc., BioMarin, Merck, American Heart Association, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Companies, Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), EMD Serono, and many more!

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    Event Partners

    Practical Insights From

    Wendy Poage
    Director Patient Advocacy

    Michelle Berg
    Vice President, Patient Affairs & Community Engagement
    Abeona Therapeutics, Inc.

    Trisha Devlin
    Director of Patient Advocacy
    Dermira, Inc.

    Kathleen Weis
    Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation

    Barbara Wuebbels
    Chairman, Founding Board Member
    Professional Patient Advocates in the Life Sciences

    Ali Mohamadi
    Executive Director, Patient Advocacy
    BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.

    Patti Pozella
    Global Head of Patient Experience, Global Medical Strategy
    United Therapeutics Corporation

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    • “Up to date, stimulating and interactive meeting. Enthusiastic audience and high quality speakers.” - Shire Pharmaceuticals
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    Event Contact

    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Amanda Pink

    NBC Tower, 9th Floor
    455 North Cityfront Plaza Drive, Chicago
    Chicago, IL 60611

    312-540-3000 Ext: 6310
    Fax: 312-540-3000 Ext: 6327