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DIA 2021 Global Annual Meeting


Project Management in Times of Crisis: Perspectives from PMs Supporting COVID-19 Related Projects

Session Chair(s)

Erin  Mulrooney, MSc, PMP

Erin Mulrooney, MSc, PMP

  • Director, Discovery Project Management
  • Merck & Co., Inc., United States
Bringing together project managers from multiple sectors who have been managing projects at the forefront of the COVID-19 global pandemic, lessons learned and critical skills for operating in this high visibility, high impact space will be shared.
Learning Objective : Recognize and discuss the unique challenges of managing projects during times of crisis when situations are constantly evolving; Identify the critical PM skills that are most effective during times of crisis; Recognize different approaches and critical skills needed when managing through a crisis.

Speaker(s)

Efi  Sergi, MS, PMP

Lessons Learned from Preparing and Submitting an IND Application for a COVID-19 Treatment Candidate

Efi Sergi, MS, PMP

  • Associate Director, Regulatory Project & Submission Management
  • PRA Health Sciences, United States
Kelsey  Jakee

Project Management in Times of Crisis: Managing a Multi-Organization Team to Deliver a COVID-19 Data Sharing Module in 7 Months

Kelsey Jakee

  • Principal Consultant
  • PA Consulting Group, United States
Mark  Boaz, PhD, MS

Update from Industry

Mark Boaz, PhD, MS

  • Senior Director, Pfizer Vaccines Research and Development
  • Pfizer Inc, United States