This week's featured physician executive is Robin Winter-Sperry, M.D.
Dr. Robin Winter-Sperry serves as the President and CEO of Scientific Advantage, LLC, and Science Oriented Solutions. Her responsibilities include management and oversight of all of the combined entity’s strategy and business activities. In addition to serving as founder and president of Scientific Advantage for the past six years, Dr. Winter-Sperry has held a number of senior management and medical affairs positions at leading pharmaceutical companies. She created Novartis’ MSL department of Scientific Operations and Sanofi-Synthelabo’s Medical Therapeutic Liaison division. She has pioneered the recognition of MSLs as a specialty in the biopharmaceutical and device industry and is responsible for creating and developing many of the industry’s leading medical affairs and medical liaison teams. Dr. Winter-Sperry holds an assistant professorship in Dermatology at Mt. Sinai in Manhattan. She is a member of the Women’s Health and Counseling Center (WHCC) steering committee in Somerville, NJ. She was named in August 2005 by PharmaVoice to be one of the industry’s 100 most inspiring people. In 2006, she was elected to the Madison Who’s Who of Professionals. She has professional memberships in the American Academy of Dermatology. She has also been an active member of the Healthcare Business Women’s Association (HBA) for over 18 years, and is currently the HBA Mentor to the Metro chapter. She also holds the position of adjunct professor at the Rutgers Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy.