Laura Sheppard, MBA, MASenior Director, Global Submissions and Plain Language Summary Lead
Ms. Sheppard is a senior director of global submissions and medical writer with experience in document quality control, project management, and clinical transparency and disclosure in both contract research organizations and pharmaceutical environments. She has 20 years of experience in translational science, clinical development, and clinical operations, including 15 years in medical writing and regulatory strategy experience with global marketing applications for both biologics and small molecules, as well as for Investigational New Drug (IND) and Clinical Trial Authorization (CTA) applications.
Ms. Sheppard is serving her third consecutive term with the American Medical Writing Association as a Director-At-Large. Her experience in therapeutic areas includes anti-infectives, cardiovascular, central nervous system, endocrinology, gastrointestinal, immunology, nephrology, neurosciences, oncology, pain management, rare disease, respiratory, urology, and xenotransplantation.