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Office Hour with Craig Lipset

Craig Lipset (Pfizer)
Table B

Opportunities for novel applications of data and eHealth to improve the conduct of clinical trials.

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Craig Lipset


Craig Lipset is Head of Clinical Innovation within Worldwide Research & Development at Pfizer. Craig’s team is impacting clinical research through digital tools, innovative research approaches and unprecedented collaborations. Craig previously served as Venture Partner in Pfizer Venture Investments (Pfizer’s VC arm), where he focused on diversifying the company’s $50M annual budget for private investments in the areas of diagnostics and health technology. Craig was also Senior Director in Molecular Medicine, where he spearheaded initiatives driving innovation in clinical research and personalized medicine by drawing upon tools from health information technology, telemedicine, and eHealth.

Craig brings over 15 years of leadership and innovation in the field of drug development. He previously served as Associate Vice President of Program Management at Adnexus Therapeutics (acquired by Bristol-Myers Squibb), and on the founding management team for Perceptive Informatics (now part of PAREXEL International). Listed among the 2010 PharmaVOICE most inspiring people in the life sciences and among Pharmaceutical Executive’s 2011 Emerging Leaders, Craig recently served as program chair for the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Drug Information Association. His work was recently acknowledged with the 2012 BioIT Best Practices award for Clinical & Health IT. Outside of Pfizer, Craig serves on the Board of Directors for the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research and as a Mentor at health tech accelerator Blueprint Health.

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