Freda Lewis-Hall, M.D. is Executive Vice President & Chief Medical Officer of Pfizer, Inc. In this role, Lewis-Hall serves as the senior-most physician at Pfizer and leads the company’s efforts to ensure better health outcomes for patients. Trained as a psychiatrist, she has held leadership roles in academia, medical research, front-line patient care, and global biopharmaceutical companies including Bristol-Myers Squibb & Eli Lilly.
In 2010, Lewis-Hall was appointed by the Obama Administration to the inaugural Board of Governors for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. She also serves on the boards of The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, The Harvard Medical School Board of Fellows, and the Society for Women’s Health Research.
Lewis-Hall speaks frequently in venues from TEDMED to the Essence Music Festival and appears regularly on the Emmy winning daytime syndicated show, The Doctors.