Physician specialized in Clinical Diabetology/Endocrinology and Management (alumnus of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB)) with over 2 decades in Healthcare– Pharma majors (ABBVIE, ALLERGAN, ASTRAZENECA, NOVARTIS, NOVO NORDISK, DR. REDDY’S & STRIDES ARCOLAB), & Clinical practice settings (Hospital- and office-based clinical diabetology practice). Held roles of increasing responsibility in medical affairs and clinical development for innovative small molecules, biologics, vaccines, medical devices, biosimilars, and branded generics across multiple therapeutic areas. Worked on clinical development (phase 1-4 & NIS/RWE) and launch of many NCEs/ NBEs/ Medical devices/ branded generics and Biosimilars across emerging markets.
Serves on the executive committee of South Asia Chapter of ACCP & Publication Committee of American College of Clinical Pharmacology (ACCP). Recipient of many academic & Industry awards. Listed as a Global Pharmaceutical Sciences Expert by www.omiconline.org. Co-authored/ authored many scientific publications; invited as an expert SPEAKER (over 60 lectures) in
Current position: Regional Medical Director – Middle East & Africa (MEA), Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company, Dubai.