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Keith Steward

Executive Director, Scientific & Medical Affairs


Medical Affairs

Keith has over 20 years of global pharmaceutical/biotech industry experience.  Most recently Keith served as Senior VP Medical Affairs at Medexus Pharmaceuticals and prior to that, Global head of Medical Affairs at QED Therapeutics.  He has held several executive and senior level positions throughout his career at other companies like EMD (Merck KGaA), Pharmacia and Sanofi-Aventis and previously served as GM for a CME accredited global medical education company.

He has significant NDA filing and launch experience for a number of first in class drugs across various therapeutic areas, including oncology, ophthalmology, CNS and rare diseases.  He also has extensive experience leading small and large multi-departmental organizations focusing in clinical development and medical affairs across multiple therapeutic areas.

Keith was a starting division 1 NCAA football player and pre-med graduate from the University of Richmond. He went on to receive his medical Degree and internal medicine training from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA and later obtained his Master’s in Health Administration from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  He is an avid golfer and heavily involved throughout the community, often giving lectures and providing mentorship to at risk youth.

Articles by Keith Steward

Leveraging the Expertise of Medical Affairs to Create Global Value with Efficient, Cross-functional Collaboration

In the intricate world of pharmaceuticals, the role of Medical Affairs is paramount. Join us as we delve into the crucial elements that drive success in this pivotal function. From strategic alignment to robust data management and global perspectives, discover how Medical Affairs ensures product success in a dynamic healthcare landscape.  Read more about the […]

Transforming Pharmaceutical Commercialization: Eight Key Insights for Success

Unlock the keys to successful pharmaceutical commercialization with our latest article: “Transforming Pharmaceutical Commercialization: Eight Key Insights for Success.” This insightful piece explores crucial, actionable strategies to transform your approach to drug launch. Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll discover: Eight Key Insights for Success  1. Tailor Your Team: Learn why scaling your team to […]

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