Global Vice President and Head for Vaccines Medical Development and Medical/Scientific Affairs
Dr. Luis Jodar is Global Vice President and Head for Vaccines Medical Development and Medical/Scientific Affairs at Pfizer Inc. and heads the Pfizer’s vaccines medical and clinical affairs group worldwide and approves clinical development programs for Pfizer vaccine’s portfolio post proof of concept. Dr. Jodar has held different positions at Pfizer including Vice president, Vaccines, MDG/SA; Head of Vaccines, Medical Affairs, Emerging Markets and Executive Director for Clinical and Scientific Affairs for Asia Pac at Wyeth.
Before joining the industry, from 2002-2008, Dr. Jodar was Deputy Director General at the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) in Seoul, Korea, a UN International Organization for the development, introduction and use of new vaccines and was responsible for all pre-licensure and post-licensure clinical trials, epidemiological, outcomes and policy research. Dr. Jodar was also adjunct professor at Seoul National University, School of Public Health and Director of the IVI Vaccinology Course for the Asia Region.