Speaker's BiographyFreda Lewis-Hall
Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, Pfizer Inc.
Freda Lewis-Hall is chief medical officer and executive vice president of Pfizer Inc. Previously she held senior leadership positions at Vertex, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pharmacia and Lilly, led research projects for the National Institutes of Health, and served as vice chairperson and associate professor of the Department of Psychiatry at Howard University College of Medicine. Lewis-Hall serves on the boards of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, Harvard Medical School Board of Fellows, Save the Children, the Society for Women's Health Research and the Institute of Medicine's Forum on Drug Discovery, Development, and Translation. She is a fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine and a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. She earned her undergraduate degree at Johns Hopkins University and her medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine.