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ACPM Treasurer: Rahman
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Mirza I. Rahman, MD, MPH, FACPM

Dr. Mirza Rahman is the Vice President, Clinical Safety & Pharmacovigilance, and the Global Head of Pharmacovigilance at Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. Shortly after joining Otsuka in 2013, he led the Otsuka Global Pharmacovigilance Reform Initiative, and currently leads all of Otsuka's pharmacovigilance operations globally. Also in 2013, Dr. Rahman created the ACPM-Otsuka Pharmacovigilance Physician Program in Global Medical Safety. In 2015, Dr. Rahman led the Global Medical Affairs group at Otsuka.

Dr. Rahman joined Otsuka from Merck Research Laboratories, where he was an Executive Director in the Clinical Risk Management/Global Safety department. There, he led a team that performed global pharmacovigilance and risk management activities for more than 425 Merck products. Prior to this, he was a Worldwide Vice President, Health Economics & Reimbursement at Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Johnson & Johnson.

Dr. Rahman brings a wealth of experience to his new role as the Treasurer on the ACPM Board of Regents, given that he has served on the ACPM Finance Committee since 2010. He has also served or currently serves on several Governing Boards or Boards of Directors, including being the Treasurer from 2004 to 2007 of the Governing Board of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine and the Secretary-Treasurer from 1999 to 2002 of the Board of Directors of the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine Foundation.

Dr. Rahman earned an MPH degree from Columbia University, an MD degree from the Stony Brook School of Medicine, and a BS degree from the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at City College of the City University of New York. He is board certified in public health and general preventive medicine and is a Fellow of both the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Preventive Medicine. In 2014, the ACPM bestowed upon Dr. Rahman, their highest honor, the ACPM Distinguished Service Award.

 

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