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Medical Information - Medical Affairs Fellowship

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.

McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division
Fort Washington, PA

The McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc. develops and markets a broad range of well-known and trusted OTC products in the United States. 

The consumer-based, one-year fellowship provides an opportunity to obtain experiential training in both medical information and medical affairs.  A variety of projects and shadowing experiences are available for fellows interested in gaining additional exposure to the Regulatory Affairs functional area as well.

Medical Information

  • Participate on innovative teams that aid in new consumer product development.
  • Collect, review, interpret, and disseminate medical information pertinent to J&J’s OTC product lines.
  • Develop core skills related to scientific exchange, medical materials development, customer communications, and medical content review.
  • Build relationships with internal and external business partners.
  • Improve scientific writing skills by authoring medical information response documents and escalated medical information requests.
  • Utilize critical thinking and clinical knowledge to develop fair and balanced communications of product information.
  • Improve verbal communication skills through delivery of scientific presentations and journal club presentations.
  • Participate in promotional review committee to ensure that data included are appropriately medically supported in promotional materials.

Medical Affairs

  • Participate on multifunctional medical team that includes:  Regulatory Affairs, Medical & Drug information, Global Medical Safety, Research & Development and Clinical Operations. 
  • Participate in analysis and interpretation of clinical study data.
  • Learn how to identify and address potential medical issues and ensure implementation of risk-management strategies.
  • Participate in the development of medical strategies for company products.
  • Assist in the development of medical content for congresses, symposia, and advisory boards.
  • Provide medical support (medical training and education) to Marketing and Sales.

Other Opportunities

  • Ability to work one on one with Regulatory professionals on a variety of Regulatory projects.  
  • Ability to network with pharmacists through a variety of resource groups within the J&J organization including but not limited to a Pharmacist’s Network and a PharmD Annual Summit.

Current Fellows

Allen Sieh, PharmDAllen Sieh, PharmD
St. John’s University, Class of 2019
asieh@usciences.edu  

 

 

Sara Hinton, PharmD, BCPPS

Sara Hinton, PharmD, BCPPS
Northeastern University, Class of 2009
shinton@usciences.edu 

 

 

Contact:

James M. Hollands, PharmD, BCPS
Director, Industry and Education Fellowship Programs

Address:

University of the Sciences, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
Box 34
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495

Phone:

215-596-8882

Email:

j.hollands@usciences.edu