Susan Shiff, Ph.D.
Dr. Shiff has served as a member of our Board since June 2020. Currently, Dr. Shiff is the President of Ontada, McKesson’s oncology technology and insights business. Ontada delivers real-world insights to transform the fight against cancer and focuses on its world-class suite of oncology provider technologies, while leveraging the business’ deep expertise in oncology insights, data and real-world evidence (RWE) to improve patient outcomes. Previous to Ontada, from 2014 to 2021, Dr. Shiff served as Senior Vice President and Head of the Center for Observational and Real-World Evidence (“CORE”) at Merck & Co., Inc. In 2018, CB Insights named CORE as one of the most innovative Corporate Labs in healthcare. Prior to joining Merck, Dr. Shiff was the Global Vice President, Health Economics Research and Evidence Based Medicine at Teva, Inc. Prior to Teva, she spent seven years at Pfizer, including several years as a Vice President in the areas of outcomes research, epidemiology, health economics, and access and pricing. She also led the global risk management group and US HEOR group at Roche and spent four years at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”). In 2016, Dr. Shiff was named one of the top 15 women in Biopharma by FiercePharma, in 2017 Proclinical named her as one of today’s most inspiring women in the pharmaceutical industry, and in 2019 GNS Healthcare named Dr. Shiff as an International Women’s Day Healthcare Innovator. Dr. Shiff received her Ph.D. degree from UCLA, and an MBA degree from Cornell University. Dr. Shiff currently serves on the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Board of Trustees and Co-Chair of the Education Committee, is a Non-Executive Director of Synthace Ltd.