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CCT Venues

Oct 11, 2022 12:00 PM - Oct 11, 2022 5:30 PM

Level 32, 40 Bank Street, London, E14 5NR, United Kingdom

Pre-conference Workshop: Improving / Digitalizing Risk Minimisation - How to get the message across?


Frederic  Bouder, PhD

Frederic Bouder, PhD

Professor in Risk Management, University of Stavanger, Norway

Frederic Bouder is Assistant Professor at Maastricht University in the Department of Technology and Society Studies and Research Associate at King's College London. For over ten years he has developed policy oriented research on risk communication and risk regulation. Frederic has focused on a range of pharmaceutical issues including cardiovascular conditions, impurities in drugs, antivirals, vaccines, biotechnologies and genetic testing.

Esther  De Vries, MSc

Esther De Vries, MSc

Pharmacovigilance Assessor, CBG-MEB, Netherlands

Esther de Vries is a pharmacovigilance assessor at the Dutch national agency (MEB), while finishing her PhD at the University Medical Center Groningen in the Netherlands. Her PhD centres around the Direct Healthcare Professional Communication (DHPC) in the hospital setting in the Netherlands. In addition to these activities, she is involved in digitalising the DHPC in the Netherlands.

Randip  Kahlon

Randip Kahlon

Senior Director, Global Risk Management TA Lead, Bristol Myers Squibb, United Kingdom

Randip Kahlon is the Global Risk Management Therapeutic Area Lead for Oncology at Bristol Myers Squibb, with 20 years experience in pharmacovigilance and risk management. He has co-authored scientific publications on risk minimisation effectiveness evaluation studies and presented on digital approaches for risk minimisation at several external conferences. Randip holds a BSc (Hons) Degree in Medical Biochemistry and Diploma in Professional Development, both from Brunel University London.

Ryan  Marshall

Ryan Marshall

Associate Director, Risk Management, AstraZeneca, United Kingdom

Bianca  Mulder, PharmD, MPharm, MSc

Bianca Mulder, PharmD, MPharm, MSc

Pharmacovigilance Assessor, Medicines Evaluation Board, Netherlands

Bianca Mulder is a pharmacist with a PhD in pharmacoepidemiology. Her research focused on the use of medication during pregnancy and the development of atopic diseases in children. She worked briefly in a pharmacovigilance position at a pharmaceutical company before she started working as a pharmacovigilance assessor at the Dutch national agency (MEB) in 2016.

Maarten  Lagendijk, MSc

Maarten Lagendijk, MSc

Deputy EU QPPV, MSD, Netherlands

Maarten Lagendijk is currently Deputy EU QPPV at MSD. Previously he has held different positions in pharmacovigilance at the Medicines Evaluation Board (MEB), the Dutch Regulatory Authority, with increasing responsibilities. With over 15 years of experience in pharmacovigilance, Maarten has a good understanding of all different aspects of safety and risk evaluation of medicines in a broad range of therapeutic areas, most notably in oncology and hematology, as well as in immunology and pulmonology. Through the years he has also focused on developments around risk communication and additional risk minimisation, as well as the evolution of risk management and efforts to streamline and harmonise risk management plans.

James  Whitehead, MBA, MSc

James Whitehead, MBA, MSc

Senior Director, Device & Digital Safety, AstraZeneca, United Kingdom

James Whitehead is the Senior Director, Device & Digital Safety at AstraZeneca working within Global Patient Safety, having started his career with AZ as a Pharmacovigilance Scientist in Oncology. Since graduating with a BSc in Psychology from the University of Leicester, James has held positions at CROs, Pharmaceutical Companies and Consulting Practises with a focus on Signal and Risk Management. That passion for Signal and Risk Management culminated in a MSc in Pharmacovigilance from the University of Hertfordshire, James is now a Visiting Lecturer on the course. Recently, James studied for an MBA and focused this project on innovation and digital transformation within Patient Safety.

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