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Ulo Palm, MD, PhD, MBA

SVP, Drug Development & Research Operations

Forest Laboratories

Ülo Palm, MD, PhD, MBA, is SVP, Drug Development & Research Operations at Forest Laboratories. Previously, he was Senior Vice President, Clinical Operations & Biometrics with Forest Research Institute in New Jersey. Prior to this function he was the Therapeutic Area Head Respiratory Clinical Development. Before joining Forest, Dr. Palm held the positions of Global Head Laboratory & Preclinical Quality Assurance and  Global Head Clinical Operations Oncology with Novartis Pharmaceuticals. Prior to Novartis, Dr. Palm worked with Schering-Plough and Bayer in different operational and medical drug development functions. He has a total of 23 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

Dr. Palm earned his MD and PhD from the University of Berlin and his MBA from the AKAD University for Applied Sciences in Rendsburg, Germany.

As a Senior Member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ), he is also certified as a Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence (ASQ-CMQ/OE).

Dr. Palm’s vision is to expedite drug development by linking top medical science to operational excellence and 21st century technology.

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