Company: Continuum Clinical
Job title: Vice President, Scientific Affairs
Dr. Dohrn is an accomplished business executive with 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. In Medical and Scientific Affairs, she has led the development of global scientific strategy across multiple therapeutic areas at Abbott, Takeda, TAP and Baxter. She has also held US & global marketing, as well as sales training roles, which brings a unique perspective to clinical development and scientific affairs. Dr. Dohrn is well-published, including a Chapter in the upcoming publication, Translational Medicine in CNS Drug Development, highlighting challenges to patient recruitment in CNS clinical trials.
Dr. Dohrn received her BA, MA, and PhD from the University of Chicago, focusing on Behavioral Science and Pharmacology. After completing a Post-doctoral Fellowship in Neuroanatomy at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis-St. Paul, she joined the pharmaceutical industry. Over the years, she has used her business experience to mentor new scientists—from her alma mater and within the industry—who are interested in moving their careers beyond the bench.