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Thursday, June 18 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
#502 OD: ON DEMAND - Unblinding The New Face of the Local Safety Officer

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Component Type: Session
Level: Basic

From rapidly changing local regulatory requirements to the urgency of informing local plans with emerging benefit-risk intelligence…there is intense spotlight on transforming the Local Safety Officer role.

Learning Objectives

Discuss the new skills and responsibilities that Local Safety Officers need to elevate the value they deliver within their local countries; Describe ways to maximize the talent in these roles and utilize their skills in positioning PV as a strategic advantage locally.


Calvin John Johnson, MSc


Successful Profile of the Future Local Safety Officer
Calvin John Johnson, MSc

The Local Safety Officer Role in Action
Heidi Levens, MSc

The Local Safety Officer role from a Regulator's perspective
Kiernan Trevett, MSc

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Calvin Johnson

Head, International PV Operational Excellence, AbbVie Ltd.
Calvin has an MSc in Pharmacovigilance and has worked in PV for over 18 years. He started his career in large pharma in clinical safety and has held a variety of clinical and post-marketing roles in small and large pharma that included medical information and Deputy EEA QPPV responsibilities... Read More →
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Heidi Levens

Head of Country for Pharmacovigilance, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Heidi holds an MSc in Pharmacovigilance and has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for over 30 years. She started her early research career specializing in organic chemistry, and later transitioned into Pharmacovigilance in 2001. Heidi has held pharmacovigilance roles of increasing... Read More →
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Kiernan Trevett

Expert Pharmacovigilance Inspector, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), United Kingdom
Kiernan Trevett has worked as a GPvP Inspector at the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency since April 2012 and is currently working in the role of Expert GPvP Inspector. She has contributed to the development of the EU Good Pharmacovigilance Practices (GVP), has had... Read More →

Thursday June 18, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm EDT
TBD Virtual Event Horsham, PA 19044