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Delta Hotels Ottawa City Centre

Oct 18, 2022 1:00 PM - Oct 19, 2022 9:10 PM

101 Lyon Street North, Ottawa, ON K1R 5T9, Canada

Canada Annual Meeting

Plenary Session: Patient Engagement throughout the Product Life Cycle

Session Chair(s)

Marilyne  Chamoun, MSc

Marilyne Chamoun, MSc

Senior Scientific Evaluator, Marketed Pharmaceuticals Bureau

Health Canada, Canada

Maria  Anillo

Maria Anillo

Regulatory Affairs Project Manager

AstraZeneca Canada Inc., Canada

A patients’ knowledge of their condition and experience with treatments provides valuable insights for drug development and regulation. In this session, we will share perspectives and experiences from the regulator, industry and patient groups on the incorporation of patient expertise throughout the product life cycle.

Learning Objective : At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to:
  • Recognize the importance of incorporating the patient voice and experience throughout the drug development life cycle
  • Discuss regulatory approaches for patient engagement
  • Discuss best practices and challenges for incorporating patient experience data in drug development and regulation


Satya Rashi Khare, PhD, MBA, MSN

The Novartis Patient Engagement Framework: Satya Rashi Khare, PhD, MBA, MSN

Canada Lead, Patient Engagement

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc., Canada

Alysha  Croker, PhD

Developing a Patient Involvement Strategy for Health Canada: Alysha Croker, PhD

Director, Centre for Policy, Pediatrics and International Collaboration, BRDD

Health Canada, Canada

Louise  Binder, JD

Patient Perspective in Engagement of Patients in Clinical Trials: Louise Binder, JD

Health Policy Consultant

Save Your Skin Foundation, Canada

Stuart  Nicholls, PhD

Patient-Oriented Research and Patient Engagement in Clinical Trials: Stuart Nicholls, PhD

Senior Clinical Research Associate & Strategy for Patient Oriented Research Faci

Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Canada

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