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Largest Gathering of Medical Science Liaison Professionals in the World Will Meet at the Annual MSL Society Conference in Las Vegas, September 5-7

Medical Science Liaison Society
Posted on: 26 Jul 17

RALEIGH, N.C., July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medical Science Liaison Society (MSL Society), the only 501(c)(3) non-profit organization exclusively dedicated to advancing the global medical science liaison (MSL) profession, will be holding its 5th annual conference at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas from September 5-7, 2017.    

The 2017 conference will provide attendees with the opportunity to share best practices, learn strategies for strengthening Key Opinion Leader (KOL) relationships, and discuss innovative approaches to maximizing MSL performance. This year's conference will also feature 16 skills-based workshops led by MSL leaders covering soft skills and core competencies that are essential for MSL success.

Some of the speakers for the 2017 conference include:

Arthur Chan, PhD, Head of MSL Capabilities & Training – Novartis

Ralph Rewers, PharmD, Head of US MSLs – AbbVie

Linda Traylor, PhD, Vice President, Global Medical Affairs – Biodesix

Mike Abbadessa, PharmD, Senior Director, Medical Affairs – Takeda

Elizabeth Kupferer, PhD, Director, Medical Science – Valeant

Matthew Hall, BS, Director of External Medical Affairs – Teva

Monica Birchmeier, BSN, Director, Medical Science Liaisons – Pacira

Christine Vaupel, PhD, Head of Medical Affairs – Navigate BioPharma, (Novartis)

Bernadett Mamone, PhD, Medical Science Liaison – Bayer

Davida White, MD, Global Director, MSL Training and Development – Alcon

Judi Vensak, MBA, Director, Field Medical – CSL Behring

Greg Hung, PharmD, Oncology Field Medical Director – Pfizer

Melody Davis, PhD, Associate Director, MSL Training & Development – Teva

Jinah Lee, PharmD, Sr MSL – GlaxoSmithKline

"We are very excited about the 2017 annual conference, because it represents several milestones for the MSL profession," stated Dr. Samuel Dyer, CEO of the MSL Society. "This year we are expecting over 200 attendees, which will be the largest gathering of MSL professionals in the world. This will allow for the greatest access to MSL thought leaders and sharing of information. In addition, for the first time there will be multiple skills-based workshops led by highly experienced MSL leaders. These workshops will provide attendees with the opportunity to sharpen their skills."  

More information on the 2017 Conference, including speaker bios, schedule and breakout session details, venue information, and registration is available at:
MSL team discounts are available.


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Last updated on: 26/07/2017

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