Head of Clinical Innovation
Dr. Rodrigo Garcia is the Head of Clinical Innovation at EMD Serono/Merck KGaA. In this role, Rodrigo and his group are responsible for transforming clinical trials operations by introducing innovative digitally and data enabled solutions to study teams with a patient-centric mindset.
Rodrigo is a physician and clinical operations leader with 16 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Rodrigo started his professional career at Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) Mexico in 2004. At BMS, he held different positions of increasing responsibility in the areas of clinical data and site management, clinical protocol management, and line management. Most recently, he held the position of Group Director and Head of US Medical Analytics Lead within the Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) organization at BMS. Rodrigo has a degree in medicine from La Salle University, School of Medicine and a master’s in science focused on Clinical Research Administration from George Washington University.