Ellen Strahlman, MD, MS
Dr Strahlman brings C-suite executive experience at multiple global healthcare companies. Dr. Strahlman served as Executive Vice President, Research & Development and Chief Medical Officer of Becton, Dickinson and Company. Before joining BD, she served as Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for GlaxoSmithKline, spending her last year at GSK as Senior Advisor to the CEO. Prior to that, Dr. Strahlman held senior executive leadership roles in global product development and commercialization and business development at Pfizer, Inc., Novartis AG , Virogen Limited, and Merck & Co., Inc. She was the Senior Vice President for Research & Development and Chief Medical Officer for Bausch & Lomb from 1995-2000, and is currently a director of Altria Group, Inc.
Dr Strahlman earned a BA from Harvard University in biochemistry and an MD from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She is an American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO) board-certified ophthalmologist, having trained at the Wilmer Eye Institute from 1984-1987. She was awarded a Carnegie Mellon Public Health Fellowship in 1987, during which she earned an MHSc in Epidemiology from the Bloomberg School of Public Health (1987-1989).