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ACMA Board Certified Medical Affairs Specialist Program (BCMAS) Certification – Q&A with Dr. William Soliman – Chair – Accreditation Council […]

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July 05, 2017 Community Pharmacy, Pharmacy Students, Politics & Industry Trends

ACMA Board Certified Medical Affairs Specialist Program (BCMAS) Certification – Q&A with Dr. William Soliman – Chair – Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs

An experienced executive with several years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, Dr. Soliman has held key positions within medical affairs where he was instrumental in launching a variety of innovative platforms expanding the role of medical affairs across the industry. He is currently the Chair of the Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs (ACMA).

Dr. Soliman is often invited to speak at important pharmaceutical industry conferences focusing on medical affairs, patient navigation and its relationship to field based medical teams, and the ever-changing role of the medical science liaison (MSL). He has also held a variety of critical management roles across the industry at Eisai, Veeva, Retrophin, Gilead Sciences, Abbott Laboratories, Boehringer Ingelheim and Merck.

Dr. Soliman previously also served as Vice President of Medical and Scientific Affairs at CME LLC, a leading provider of CME to health care providers nationwide. He has published extensively and led a number of initiatives focusing in the areas of ischemic heart disease, dyslipidemia, diastolic heart failure, type 2 diabetes, and obesity where he has collaborated with some of the nation’s top research institutions such as the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, the Washington Center for Weight Management & Research, the Yale School of Medicine Digestive Diseases Program, and the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Weight & Eating Disorders.

Dr. Soliman was most recently invited to speak at the Center for Medical Technology & Policy’s (CMTP) conference on Comparative Effectiveness Research to help inform payers, healthcare policy makers, physicians and patients on the most effective ways to design clinical trials to better address gaps in medicine. He has also held several academic appointments at Seton Hall University’s School of Health & Medical Sciences, New Jersey City University, Kean University’s College of Natural & Applied Sciences, and Touro College of Physical Therapy & Pharmacy teaching a variety of courses including clinical therapeutics, pharmacology, pathophysiology and epidemiology.

Dr. Soliman earned his Ph.D, MPHil. from Columbia University, his Bachelor’s degree from New York University and a Master’s Degree from St. Peter’s University focused in Biochemistry & Education. He also completed post-doctoral work at Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
William Soliman, PhD, MPhil, MA

https://www.linkedin.com/in/williamsoliman1/

ACMA: https://www.medicalaffairsspecialist.org/board-certified-medical-affairs-specialist-program/

wasoliman1@gmail.com

Anne Leighty – P4 pharmacy major: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anneleighty/

This podcast was sponsored by the ACMA.