Fatima is passionate about elevating the patient voice on a global scale.
She believes that understanding patient experiences and challenges is essential to speeding up the development of life-changing medicines. Further, she advocates in support of patients gaining the skills, courage, and knowledge to navigate through a cancer diagnosis, to make informed decisions, and to ensure they can advocate for and achieve the best care possible.
This fierce passion and commitment to putting the needs of patients first is evident in her decades-long career where she is recognized as an influential global advocate thought leader focused on patient centered research, policy, access, and regulatory impact.
She has held multiple senior management positions in healthcare and is a respected member of the biopharma and cancer communities. Fatima has contributed to numerous publications in partnership with the advocacy community and key academic researchers to advance patient-centered care, as well as being included in the PharmaVOICE 100 in 2014 and receiving the Trailblazer Brand Champion Award from PM3670 in 2015
Today, as the Senior Vice President for Strategic Alliances and External Affairs, for the International Myeloma Foundation, she is focused on advancing collaborations and partnerships with the expanded life science community that deliver better outcomes that are critical to the needs of the multiple myeloma community.