Invited Speaker | Meeting the Challenge Summit: Diversity in Dermatology Clinical Trials
Sharon Hanlon is Senior Director, Clinical Trial Engagement & Enrollment at Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS). Sharon and her team partner with patients, caregivers, patient advocacy groups and clinical trial sites to gather insights which, when applied to clinical trial development and recruitment efforts, create a more patient and site-friendly experience. Additionally, Sharon and her team are responsible for driving R&Ds efforts to enhance diverse patient participation in BMS clinical trials, ensuring that our clinical trial populations reflect the patient population with the disease or condition under study.
Sharon has been at BMS for more than 20 years and has held clinical operations positions of increasing responsibility from Line Management to Project Management across multiple therapeutic areas. Sharon is a nurse by training and prior to her time in the pharmaceutical industry, she had a career as a critical care nurse, nurse educator and research nurse coordinator at hospitals in the Philadelphia area. Sharon received her Master of Science in Nursing from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.
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