with Azita Saleki-Gerhardt, PhD (Research Scientist at Abbott and AbbVie pharmaceuticals)
Friday November 16
260 Bascom Hall
Join UW alumna Azita Saleki-Gerhardt for lunch and an informal conversation about her career in the global pharmaceuticals industry with Abbott and AbbVie. See the full International Education Week agenda.
Lunch will be provided so please RSVP to Mary McCoy at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, November 9.
Dr. Azita Saleki-Gerhardt is Senior Vice President of Operations at AbbVie Pharmaceuticals and is responsible for their global manufacturing network, overseeing relationships with more than 2,000 global suppliers in a distribution network spanning 170 markets. She joined Abbott as a Research Scientist in 1993 and grew into key positions in science, manufacturing, quality assurance, supply chain, manufacturing, and distribution with Abbott and now AbbVie. She earned her bachelor’s master’s and doctoral degrees in pharmaceutics from UW-Madison and serves on the advisory boards for both the International Division and School of Pharmacy.