More than 27 years experience as project and relationship management in the pharmaceutical industry
With a proven record of facilitating partner communications and interactions in the pharmaceutical industry, Ms. Schaefer is globally recognized for delivering quality enhancements that result in operational improvements and significant cost savings. She has successfully managed and implemented strategic sourcing partnerships
with global contract research organizations (CROs), managed and implemented initiatives to identify and evaluate technology solutions and opportunities with global C-level executives, and developed strategies and improvements to corporate communications. Her expertise includes change management, process re-engineering, post-acquisition data integration, and strategic program and portfolio management. While senior scientist at Pfizer, Ms. Schaefer collaborated with The Scripps Research Institute to identify CNS drug targets and pathways for novel diabetes therapies. The collaborative effort yielded novel targets, novel peptides and two manuscripts. She also performed financial Modeling for Pfizer World Wide Comparative Operations to increase transparency, flexibility and accountability.