Davida J White

Global Director of MSL Training - Alcon

Davida J. White, M.D. is a health care leader with administrative and clinical experience in the government, academic, biopharmaceutical and medical device industry settings.  Currently she is the Global Medical Affairs Director of Training and Development for Alcon, a division of Novartis.  Prior to Alcon, she has been in the biopharmaceutical industry for more than 11 years, with experience as a Medical Director, Senior Medical Science Liaison, and Medical Science Liaison Team Lead.  She has worked across multiple therapeutic areas including pulmonary, allergy, psychiatry, neurology, neonatology, toxicology, infectious disease and ophthalmology.   These positions have led to proven abilities in: medical affairs; KOL management and education; MSL team management; strategic planning; training; content development; program/policy development; and regulatory/medical review.

My Sessions

Advocating and Supporting Others

How medical science liaison leaders can support junior MLSs Best practices for mentoring junior medical science liaisons Setting up effective mentorship programs How to advocate others, and identify future leaders The role of support and advocating others in increasing productivity How to create supportive remote working environments

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