Usman Iqbal | Senior Medical Affairs Leader-Neuroscience Global Med Affairs

Usman Iqbal, Senior Medical Affairs Leader-Neuroscience Global Med Affairs, AstraZeneca

Usman Iqbal MD. MPH. MBA is a Senior Medical Affairs Leader – Neuroscience at AstraZeneca, and based in Cambridge, MA. Usman has 12+ years of diverse experience spanning clinical medicine, health policy & management, R&D/Med AFF, Health Economics & Outcomes research (HEOR) across academia and biopharmaceutical.  His experience spans number of different therapeutic areas including Oncology, as former Head of Sanofi Oncology, Global Evidence & Value Development (GEVD).  As part of both R&D and Med Affairs in different roles, Usman has had been responsible for Portfolio Prioritizations, Integrated Medical Affairs Planning, and End-to-End Evidence generation  based on Stakeholder engagement (Patient, Provider, Payer), Market insights and Relative Medical Value Assessment Platforms.  Prior to working in the industry that also includes Amgen and Boehringer Ingelheim, Usman was based at Boston University Health Outcomes Technology Group as a senior research fellow and served as a research consultant for Veterans Affairs Pharmacy Benefit Management (VA-PBM), the Centers for Medicare &, Medicaid Services (CMS), the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).  Usman has authored more than 50 publications and his research experience encompasses patient/physician evaluations in BIG Data with a specific focus on comparative effectiveness, disease management, physician profiling, patient centered outcomes & access solutions.  Usman received his MD from Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan and Master of Public Health and Master of Business Administration from Boston University.

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