Entries by Amanda Schmitt

IFAPP Academy 2019 Cohort Excelling!

The 2019 Cohort has just completed the first of six Modules required to earn their Medical Affairs in Medicines Development Certification (CMD). In the past month students have learned about the purpose and identity of medical affairs, received an introduction to pharmacology, overviewed the clinical trial process, networked with their fellow students during webinars and […]

Sanofi CEO Olivier Brandicourt Becomes PhRMA Board Chairman

This article excerpt was originally published on the PhRMA website. On January 31st, 2019, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) elected three new officers to its board of directors. Olivier Brandicourt, CEO, Sanofi, became chairman of the PhRMA board of directors. Giovanni Caforio, M.D., chairman of the Board and CEO, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company […]

IFAPP Academy Meeting in Budapest

In November 2018, the IFAPP Academy was invited by Sandor Kerpel-Fronius to hold the annual face-to-face Steering Committee meeting at the prestigious Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary. The IFAPP Academy Board Members, stakeholders, IFAPP’s secretariats, and the operations team gathered the first evening in Budapest to share a light dinner, a couple of drinks, and […]