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Walter Straus

Merck & Co., Inc.
Associate Vice President, Therapeutic Area Head, Clinical Safety and Risk Mgmt
Dr. Straus’ team oversees global clinical safety for investigational products as well as post-licensure safety monitoring and assessment for the Merck portfolio in vaccines and infectious disease therapeutics. He is trained as an internist, gastroenterologist, and epidemiologist. He is a Board member of Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research, and a member of the Steering Committee for the Harvard Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Network.