Nerissa is the Founder and CEO of The Pharma IndustryMDCoach. She is the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of a biotech company and a pediatric endocrinologist. Her transition into the pharmaceutical industry occurred early in her career and she has now accumulated more than 15 years of experience working in biotech/pharma.
She started her career in Medical Affairs and then moved into Clinical Development. Her experience includes small to large biotech and both private and public companies. Her leadership as an industry veteran is also demonstrated by her Director role on a public biotech Board of Directors. She also holds an MBA from Northeastern University.
Nerissa is passionate about her work and wants to help other physicians understand the possibilities for physicians in the pharmaceutical industry. Nerissa will transparently share the pros and cons, ups and downs, benefits and trade-offs of working in the pharmaceutical industry and help you evaluate if pursuing a role in industry is right for you. Once you’ve decided to take the first step, she will help you navigate the process.