SHORT CURRICULUM VITAE


I have lived and worked in 5 countries. I am bilingual in English and German and speak good French. International living and work experience as well my pharmaceutical industry experience enables me to to relate fast to individuals from different backgrounds and cultures translating to the ability to motivate teams to excellence across cultures and geographies. I have a track record of success in providing strategic leadership and managing complex change programmes. 

Key projects I have led include global transformation programmes (80 affiliates) or restructuring European Medical Information (18 affiliates) in top 5 pharma companies. Projects consulted on as a Medical Expert include clinical trial strategy in a single market, the use of apps and data collection in the diagnostics arena, identifying key success factors for biosimilar launch in Europe and designing a Market Access training programme. Volunteer activities include Programme Committee Member for the DIA EU Medical Information Meeting and regularly presenting at industry conferences.


CONSULTANT, OWNER, ELYTRA GMBH, MAY 2013 – CURRENT

MEDICAL INFORMATION HARMONIZATION LEADER WESTERN EUROPE, F.HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE, BASEL, SWITZERLAND 2012 - 2013 Strategic,  operative leadership and change management accountability to design/implement a European Hub Medical Information Model. Time from design to roll-out: 1 year.

GLOBAL MEDICAL INFORMATION LEADER, F.HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE, BASEL 2010 - 2012 Partner to business, medical affairs oncology leadership and safety teams. 

MEDICAL ADVISOR HER2 FRANCHISE, ROCHE PHARMA SCHWEIZ AG, REINACH 2008 - 2010

PROJECT MANAGER CUSTOMER ACCESS AND BUSINESS EFFECTIVENESS, ROCHE PHARMA SCHWEIZ AG, REINACH 2006 - 2008

SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATE TO THE HEAD OF THE CANTONAL PATHOLOGY INSTITUTE, KANTONSSPITAL LIESTAL, LIESTAL 2005 – 2006


CLINICIAN INTERNAL MEDICINE, 2003 - 2005


POSTDOC NCI, NIH, BETHESDA MARYLAND 2001 - 2003

Isabelle C. Widmer MD 

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