Medical Affairs is both a business function and an essential service, thanks to its strategy-defining expertise, aptitude for facilitating information exchange, and discerning awareness of the evolving (bio)pharmaceutical, medical technology, and healthcare technology industries. 

Analogous to the Customer Success function, Medical Affairs fosters enduring relationships by understanding and addressing the needs of a diverse range of stakeholders, while integrating insights to improve outcomes. They are vital to organizational growth, credibility, and reputation.

I approach Medical Affairs consultancy in that spirit of service, supporting professionals and teams to greater success as they advance strategic and operational objectives, for the ultimate benefit of the patient.

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My name is Carrie Brubaker, Ph.D., and I am an independent consultant in Medical Affairs & Communications Strategy.

With professional experience in the United States and Europe, my multi-disciplinary trajectory has evolved across environments including academic research, healthcare, and the pharmaceutical industry. I hold a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering and have first-hand knowledge of hospital systems and healthcare professional ways of working in multiple global geographies.

Whether via digital channels or in person, bilingual English-French fluency and intermediate German language capabilities allow me to engage clients and project partners on their terms.

I am a proud member of the Medical Affairs Professional Society (MAPS), the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP), and the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA).

In my free time you'll find me skiing, Alpine hiking, or visiting remote and urban travel destinations, near and far.