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Sunday, June 18 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
#001: To Change or Not to Change, That is the Career Question: Knowing When it’s Time to Move On (Not, Run From)

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Component Type: Workshop
Level: Intermediate
CE: IACET 1.25

Hear from your industry leaders on how they knew it was time to make a job change and how to prepare for the change. Learn techniques you can use to assess a negative performance review, being passed over for a promotion, or similar and how to avoid an emotionally based (and regretful) decision.

Learning Objectives

Describe the decision making process used by industry leaders when assessing a career change and the skills/thinking required to do so; Learn ways to turn negative career experiences into a positive springboard forward and gain personal insights on what it takes to make a change.


Kimberly Belsky, MS


Leigh Shultz, PhD

Margaret S. Richards, PhD, MPH

Stephen Knowles, MD, MRCP

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Kimberly Belsky

Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs, Regulatory Intelligence, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
Kimberly (Kim) Belsky is a Sr. Director of Regulatory Intelligence at Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. Prior to that, Kim was an Executive Director at OneSource Regulatory (OSR) and an Executive Director of AdPromo, Labeling, and Policy in Regulatory Affairs at Valeant Pharmaceuticals... Read More →
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Stephen Knowles

Senior Director, Global Patient Safety, Medical and Benefit Risk Management, Eli Lilly and Company
Steve received his MD from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK and worked in the UK National Health Service for 17 yrs. He joined Eli Lilly in 2001 and has worked in pharmacovigilance since 2005 in various roles in both the UK and USA. In his current role, Steve has management... Read More →
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Margaret Richards

Vice President, Data Analytics and Epidemiology, RW Strategy and Analytics, Mapi
Dr. Margaret ‘Meg’ Richards has over 25 years' experience as an epidemiologist in the public health, biopharmaceutical, and contract research sectors. Prior to joining PPD as Executive Director of Epidemiology, Dr. Richards served as a Director of Global Patient Safety & Risk... Read More →
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Leigh Shultz

Head, Commercial Trade Channels, Merck & Co., Inc.

Sunday June 18, 2017 2:45pm - 4:00pm CDT
N426a McCormick Place 2301 South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Gate 4 Chicago, IL 60616
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