An experienced senior executive with several years of experience in the Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology industry, Dr. Soliman has held key positions where he was instrumental in launching a variety of innovative platforms in medical affairs. He speaks frequently regarding the ever changing role of medical affairs at most major medical affairs conferences and is currently the Executive Chair of the Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs (ACMA) whose primary mission is to create industry standards and goals for medical affairs professionals.
Dr. Soliman has held key management roles across the industry within medical affairs such as at Eisai, Gilead Sciences, Abbott Laboratories, Boehringer-Ingelheim, and Merck. Dr. Soliman previously also served as Vice President of Medical & Scientific Affairs at CME LLC, a leading provider of CME to health care providers nationwide. He also has worked on the strategic management consulting side with companies such as Veeva systems, and often provides medical affairs consultancy services for Bain, McKinsey, BCG, Atheneum Partners and Alpha Insights.
He has published extensively & led a number of initiatives focusing in the areas of ischemic heart disease, dyslipidemia, diastolic heart failure, type 2 diabetes, and obesity where he has collaborated with some of the nation’s top research institutions such as the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, the Washington Center for Weight Management & Research, the Yale School of Medicine Digestive Diseases Program and the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Weight & Eating Disorders. Dr. Soliman was most recently invited to speak at the Center for Medical Technology & Policy’s (CMTP) conference on Comparative Effectiveness Research to help inform payers, healthcare policy makers, physicians and patients on the most effective ways to design clinical trials to better address gaps in medicine. He also recently presented at the 2014 annual American Diabetes Association (ADA) Conference on preventing the progression of type 2 diabetes among pre-diabetic overweight and obese individuals. In 2008, Dr. Soliman published a book entitled The Rise of Chemistry: Implications for Industry & Education. ??
He has also held several academic appointments at Seton Hall University’s School of Health & Medical Sciences, New Jersey City University, Kean University’s College of Natural & Applied Sciences, and Touro Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy & Physical Therapy teaching a variety of courses including clinical therapeutics, pharmacology, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.
Dr. Soliman earned his PhD, MPhil from Columbia University, his Bachelor’s degree from New York University and a Masters Degree from St. Peter’s University.
Dr. Soliman has served as a board member for the MSL Institute. He is a member of several organizations including the American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American Diabetes Association (ADA), The Obesity Society (TOS), the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (AACE), the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP), the American Heart Association (AHA), the Drug Information Association (DIA), and the American Chemical Society (ACS).