Lisa Rinker

Senior Director, Safety Science, Pharmacovigilance


Pharmacovigilance, Product Launch, Rare Disease, Safety Surveillance

Lisa brings more than 20 years of experience in pharmacovigilance operations and safety surveillance process development, vendor oversight and safety data exchange agreements to EVERSANA. She has expertise in the therapeutic areas of rare diseases, oncology and anti-infectives.

Lisa began her career at Merck Research Laboratories and was responsible for the launch of the pharmacovigilance departments at ViroPharma and Idera Pharmaceuticals. While at ViroPharma, she led the setup of pharmacovigilance operations in Europe as part of country licensing opportunities. She holds a master’s degree in pharmacy, quality assurance and regulatory affairs from Temple University and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Immaculata College.

Articles by Lisa Rinker

COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Briefing Report

As the world awaits the fast-approaching rollout of an approved COVID-19 vaccine, developing the planning to order, distribute and track COVID-19 vaccines in the United States and globally presents an unprecedented challenge. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a detailed analysis that concluded that the Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is effective and safe, […]

What Happens After a COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Succeeds? 4 Pharmacovigilance Challenges to Address During Commercialization

As pharma companies continue to develop COVID-19 vaccines around the world, they are faced with these questions: What happens when we succeed? How will we quickly and safely distribute the vaccine globally? Pulling off this rapid, international drug distribution safely will require excellence in agility and compliance integrated across commercial services. For pharma companies to […]

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