Vice President, Medical Affairs - Pacira Pharmaceuticals
Dr. Harry Kovelman is the Vice President of Medical Affairs for Pacira Pharmaceuticals where he focuses on the development of non-opioid products for postsurgical pain control. Dr. Kovelman leads the medical affairs team including a nationally developed MSL team.
Harry has a broad range of experience in medical affairs, business development, sales and marketing in the medical and orthopaedic device industries. Prior to joining Pacira, Dr. Kovelman was Director of Medical Affairs Ferring Pharmaceuticals, where he led the orthopedic unit. Previously Dr. Kovelman held a position at Otto Bock HealthCare, which provides durable medical equipment for restorative health. He has also served as Chief Executive Officer of Archimedes Medical Technology, a consulting services company for the medical device industry; Executive Director, Orthopaedic Institute of St. Joseph Medical Center in Maryland; and Medical Affairs Director and Vice President of Dynasplint Systems, Inc., manufacturer of medical devices for range-of-motion loss.
Dr. Kovelman received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Universidad Del Noreste in Mexico, and subsequent 5th Pathway program at the University of Maryland Medical School in Baltimore, Maryland. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from the University of Maryland.