News of the inaugural Medical & Scientific Excellence Awards has got the industry talking, with a number of entries already received.
Victoria Roberts, regional business manager at Baxter and a member of the competition’s executive steering group (ESG) comments: “I am delighted to lead the judging panel for the category of ‘New Medical Science Liaison of the Year.’ The role of the MSL is becoming ever more vital to allow industry to better partner with the NHS and HCPs by providing expert scientific knowledge.
“Developing talent and recognising excellence in this category is essential for personal and professional development of MSLs working in the healthcare and Pharma setting. It also allows industry to work together and set the standard for medical field excellence. I am excited to see what great talent is out there already within this new category.”
Marion Grapes, senior global medical information specialist at LEO Pharma and a member of the ESG says: “For those of us who have been preaching about the importance of Medical Information for years, these awards fill a long-standing gap – thank you PharmaTimes! It is great to have a new forum to increase the profile of the work of Medical Information teams. The introduction of this category to the awards this year recognises the value a good Medical Information service can bring to a company and provides the opportunity to reward the professionals who deliver that service.”
Categories include: New Medical Science Liaison of the Year, Experienced Medical Science Liaison of the Year, Senior Medical Science Liaison of the Year, Medical Information Professional of the Year, Medical Information Leader of the Year,Professional Medical / Scientific Advisor of the Year and Lead Medical / Scientific Advisor of the Year.
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