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Susan Garfield
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Speaker Bio

- Dr. Garfield leads EY’s practice focused on Public Health Transformation and helping companies drive towards greater health equity, bio-resilience, and overcoming the social determinants of health

- She also leads one of EY’s largest Life Sciences accounts, helping on strategy, commercial operations, and leveraging data and analytics to drive growth

- Dr. Garfield brings together the latest thinking on public health, industry trends, incentive systems, technology innovations and opportunities, stakeholder engagement, and change to help clients reach their objectives

- She is leveraging her background in Public Health and Infectious disease to lead EY’s Covid-19 response with governments, employers, and public health/NGOs

- Her recent work has focused on commercial transformations, behavior economics’ impact to driving change in healthcare, patient centric strategies, cross-sector collaborations, innovative pricing models, digital strategy, and patient service excellence.

- Dr. Garfield works on health equity, public health transformation, resiliency and ESG issues with clients
She also leverages technology, advanced analytics and data to drive insights based decision-making for large transformation programs

- Dr. Garfield has published numerous articles, chapters and several books on public health, health disparities, commercial strategy, healthcare payment issues, and women’s health; and regularly speaks at conferences and symposiums

- Dr. Garfield has worked across all major markets, helping clients to navigate complex healthcare systems

Experience and Credentials:

- Named one of the PharmaVoice 100 top influencers in 2019

- Led large global teams to deliver consulting excellence to top 50 companies across 500+ products, after over 20 years in the industry

- She routinely helps organizations optimize their operating model, especially in complex interconnected ecosystems

- Worked in nearly every therapeutic area

- Previously, she was Executive Vice President, Healthcare Consulting Services at GfK. She led their US Market Access practice.

- Prior to that Dr. Garfield ran global market access, pricing, and health economics at QIAGEN, focusing on oncology and precision medicine (previously Digene).

- After graduate school, Dr. Garfield held various consulting roles at Boston Healthcare Associates, leading their Commercial and Health Economics practice

- Dr. Garfield sits on the board of Boston University, School of Public Health

- Dr. Garfield holds a Doctorate of Public Health from Boston University, a Master of Science Health in Policy and Management from Harvard University, a Master of Science in Population and Development from London School of Economics, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania.
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