Communication, data in R&D and leadership

Season 02: episode 15

In this episode, the GOLD team is joined by Emma Booth, Executive Director, Global Business Process and Insights Lead, R&D Strategy and Operations at Amgen. She discusses medical affairs communication and strategy, the power of data initiatives and the roadblocks that are preventing these from reaching their full potential, plus her thoughts on balancing leadership with nurturing one’s own aspirations.

There is also news on Johnson & Johnson’s ‘Depression Looks Like Me’ campaign, Merck’s latest awareness campaign on HPV, as well as a report examining accessibility to healthcare for patients in rural areas, published by Phreesia Life Sciences.

A little more on GOLD’s guest…

Emma Booth, Executive Director, Global Business Process and Insights Lead, R&D Strategy and Operations, Amgen, is a solution-focused leader who embraces the constantly evolving pharma environment. She is passionate about developing teams and skillsets, as well as organisational design and implementation more broadly. Starting her career as a medical writer, Emma transitioned to the pharma sphere in 2008 and has spent the past 14 years in various medical and strategy roles at Amgen.

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