Each Friday, we feature a physician executive. This week's featured physician executive is Freda C. Lewis-Hall, M.D., FAPA.
Here's some information about Dr. Lewis-Hall from the Pfizer website:
Freda C. Lewis-Hall, M.D., FAPA
Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer
Freda Lewis-Hall, M.D. is Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer for Pfizer Inc, the world's leading research-based pharmaceutical company. As the most senior physician at Pfizer, Dr. Lewis-Hall leads medical, patient safety, regulatory affairs and quality assurance efforts throughout the company, as well as outreach to doctors and other medical professionals.
Prior to joining Pfizer, Dr. Lewis-Hall was at Vertex Pharmaceuticals where she was responsible for clinical and nonclinical development and both medical and regulatory affairs. Dr. Lewis-Hall managed a number of key functions, including regulatory affairs, clinical and nonclinical development, medical affairs and commercial development.
Dr. Lewis-Hall has diverse experience across multiple areas of the pharmaceutical industry. She has served as the Senior Vice President, U.S. Pharmaceuticals, Medical Affairs at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Prior to her position at Bristol-Myers Squibb, Dr. Lewis-Hall held leadership positions at Pharmacia Corporation, Eli Lilly and Company, the National Institute of Mental Health and at the Howard University College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Lewis-Hall received a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Natural Sciences from The Johns Hopkins University and her Medical Doctorate from Howard University Hospital and College of Medicine.