Demystifying the COVID-19 Vaccines

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Feb 18 2021


7:45 am - 8:45 am

The Ontario Pharmaceutical Marketing Association's next virtual session will take place on February 18th, 2021 and will focus on a very hot topic: “Demystifying the COVID-19 Vaccines”. We have a fantastic panel that will help provide clarity on the COVID-19 vaccines and address some of the big questions that many of us have. The panel discussion will be moderated by Dave Bard.

Demystifying the COVID-19 Vaccines


  • Anne Tomalin
    Anne Tomalin
    Vice President, Quality, Regulatory & Safety, Innomar Strategies

    A recognized leader in Regulatory Affairs with over 40 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Dave Bard
    Dave Bard
    President & Founder, EMREACH Inc.

    Dave Bard is an entrepreneur, business leader and a published author. He has over twenty years of leadership experience in pharmaceutical and medical device commercial roles with leading healthcare companies in North America. Dave founded EMREACH Inc. in 2010 with the goal of helping pharma navigate and capitalize on the emerging technology of Electronic Medical Records. EMREACH has helped countless pharmaceutical marketers and patient program leads improve patient access and care by leveraging the capabilities of EMRs.

  • Dr. Shurjeel Choudhri
    Dr. Shurjeel Choudhri
    SVP and Head, Medical & Scientific Affairs, Bayer Pharmaceuticals Inc.

    Dr. Choudhri is the Senior Vice President and Head of Medical and Scientific Affairs (M&SA) for Bayer Inc. Before assuming his current role, Dr. Choudhri was a Global Clinical Leader, Anti-Infectives with Bayer Global Clinical Development. Prior to joining Bayer, Dr. Choudhri was an assistant professor in the Departments of Medical Microbiology and Internal Medicine at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg. He was also the director of the AIDS program at the St. Boniface General Hospital in Winnipeg; and the Manitoba satellite director for the Canadian HIV Clinical Trials Network. Dr. Choudhri obtained his MD from the University of Manitoba and also did his specialty training in internal medicine and sub-specialty training in infectious diseases in Manitoba. Following completion of his training, he completed a senior research fellowship in Nairobi, Kenya. In 1996, he was awarded the Young Investigator Award by the Canadian Association of HIV Researchers. Dr. Choudhri has authored or co-authored over 100 scientific abstracts and over 45 publications in peer reviewed journals. He is a passionate advocate for mobile and digital Health and for promoting Canada as a destination for clinical research.

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