About ISoP - Advisory Board 2019 - 2022 - Biographies

Secretary General

Deirdre McCarthy

Secretary General

Deirdre McCarthy is a Senior Director in IQVIA’s Project Leadership and Strategic Solutions group, based in Boston, MA.

She has most recently held the position of Acting Regional Head, Latin America, Medical Information and Pharmacovigilance Services, responsible for a team of 70 bilingual Safety and MI specialists. Prior to this she was a Product Specialist supporting the PV Delivery Strategy and Budgeting team, responsible for solution architecting for the full spectrum of technology-enabled integrated PV services.

Deirdre is a Fellow of ISoP and serves as the ISoP Secretary General on the Executive Committee.
She holds a Degree in Biochemistry from Trinity College Dublin and a Masters in Pharmacovigilance from University of Hertfordshire, UK.

Deirdre previously served as global head of Quintiles’ Benefit-Risk Management team, global head of post-marketing safety services, Director of Safety Operations for Europe, Director of Customer Delivery Europe (clinical trial and post-marketing services) and head of our QPPV and EU post-marketing safety team where she was responsible of delivery of all aspects of EU safety services including PSMF creation, signal detection, inspection support, literature search, contract QPPVs.

Prior to joining Quintiles, Deirdre held positions in pharmacovigilance in the Irish Medicines Board as well as in industry.

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Executive Committee

ISoP Executive Commitee Member Sten Olsen

Mira Harrison Woolrych

President
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ISoP Executive Commitee Member Sten Olsen

Rebecca Chandler

Vice-President
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ISoP Executive Commitee Member Sten Olsen

Jean-Christohe Delumeau

Treasurer
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Board Members

ISoP Executive Commitee Member Sten Olsen

Angela Caro Rojas

ISoP Board Member
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ISoP Executive Commitee Member Sten Olsen

Jan Petracek

ISoP Board Member
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ISoP Executive Commitee Member Sten Olsen

Mónica Tarapués

ISoP Board Member
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ISoP Executive Commitee Member Sten Olsen

Gianluca Trifirò

ISoP Board Member
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ISoP Executive Commitee Member Sten Olsen

Manal Younus

ISoP Board Member
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ISoP Executive Commitee Member Sten Olsen

Li Zhang

ISoP Board Member
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Past President

ISoP Executive Commitee Member Sten Olsen

Sten Olsson

ISoP Board Member
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Entitlements of Executive Committee (EC) and Board Members:

  • Waiving of the registration fee for the Annual Meeting
  • Accommodation, living expenses and in circumstances where alternative reimbursement is not available economy return airfare for attendance at the EC meeting held each year approximately six months after the Annual Meeting

ISoP Honorary members

M.H. Chalbi Belkahia
 (1944-2015)
David Coulter

Mary R. Couper

Ralph Edwards

David J Finney
 (1917-2018)
Andrew Herxheimer
 (1925-2016)
Cheng Jinghua 

Joan-Ramon Laporte

Ronald Mann (1928-2013)

Ronald Meyboom

Nicholas Moore

Michel Ollagnier 

Michael Rawlins 

Rene-Jean Royer
 (1931-2016)
Dominique Salliere-Virolleaud

Giampaolo Velo
 (1943-2017)
Lynda Wilton