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3rd ICH Information Day


  • Martin  Harvey Allchurch, LLM

    Martin Harvey Allchurch, LLM

    • Principal International Affairs Officer
    • European Medicines Agency, European Union, Netherlands

    Martin Harvey Allchurch serves as Principal International Affairs Officer for the European Medicines Agency (EMA), EU. He first joined the EMA legal team after serving as a European affairs consultant in Brussels. He subsequently headed the Office of the Executive Director, served as Head of Communication, and then moved to the Agency's International Affairs team. Mr. Harvey Allchurch has served on the DIA Advisory Council for Europe, Middle East, and Africa; and as program advisor for the DIA EuroMeeting and Global Annual Meeting. He earned Law degrees from the University of Dundee (UK) and Vrije Universiteit Brussels (Belgium).

  • Lenita  Lindström-Gommers, LLM

    Lenita Lindström-Gommers, LLM

    • ICH Assembly Chair and Senior Expert, European Commission
    • European Commission, Belgium

    ICH Assembly Chair Senior Policy Officer in DG SANTE/European Commission dealing with international relations in the field of pharmaceuticals

  • Tomas  Salmonson, PhD

    Tomas Salmonson, PhD

    • Senior Scientific Advisor
    • Medical Products Agency (MPA), Sweden

    Tomas Salmonson, M.Sc., PhD, brings outstanding experience and expertise from a long career in the regulation of medicines both on a national and European level to his new role. A pharmacist by training, he is currently senior scientific advisor at the Swedish Medical Products Agency in Uppsala, Sweden. He has been a member of the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) for more than 12 years. In 2012, Dr Salmonson was elected chair of the CHMP; he was Vice chair of the CHMP from 2007 till 2012. Tomas has been DIA Advisory Council of Europe Member during 1996-2002 and a speaker in over 20 DIA Events.

  • Toshiyoshi  Tominaga, PhD

    Toshiyoshi Tominaga, PhD

    • Senior Advisor
    • Japan Self-Medication Industry, Japan

    Dr. Tominaga is Associate Executive Director for International Programs. He supervises the overall strategy and conduct of international operations by PMDA. He joined MHLW after acquired PhD from Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, the University of Tokyo. As a career official, he experienced positions dealing with narcotics control, R&D enhancement, and so on. His international experience includes graduate study at Harvard School of Public Health, stay in Vienna as a diplomat, and at USFDA.

  • Steven  Teerenstra, PhD, MSc

    Steven Teerenstra, PhD, MSc

    • Statistician
    • Medicines Evaluation Board, Netherlands

  • Corina Dana Dota, MD

    Corina Dana Dota, MD

    • AZ ECG Centre Director
    • AstraZeneca R&D Molndal, Sweden

  • Jan Willem  van der Laan, PhD

    Jan Willem van der Laan, PhD

    • Senior Assessor Pharmacology and Toxicology
    • Medicines Evaluation Board, Netherlands

    Mark is the Jiann-Ping Hsu/Karl E. Peace Professor in Biostatistics and Statistics at the University of California, Berkeley. Mark research interests include censored data, causal inference, genomics, observational studies and adaptive designs. Mark has led the development of two general statistical approaches: Super Learning and Targeted Learning. Targeted Learning improves on typical current statistical practice by avoiding reliance on wrong model assumptions, and its capability to target any question of interest.

  • Filip  Mussen, PhD

    Filip Mussen, PhD

    • Vice President, Regional Regulatory Affairs
    • Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, Belgium

    Filip Mussen is Vice President, Regional Regulatory Affairs at Janssen R&D and responsible for regulatory affairs in Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Latin-America. Filip joined Johnson & Johnson in 2008. In 2011 he became the Head of the Global Labeling CoE. Previously he worked at Merck & Co. in Regulatory Affairs. Filip obtained a Master of Science degree from the University of Gent (Belgium), and his PhD from Cardiff University (UK).

  • Dawn  Ronan

    Dawn Ronan

    • Regulatory & Scientific Manager
    • ICH Secretariat, Switzerland

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