Kelly Ragins joined Bristol-Myers Squibb as Vice President of Clinical Trial Strategy and Operations in February of 2018. In this role, she led program and trial management across the portfolio. With the integration, Kelly will focus on the late development activities including non-registrational, investigator sponsored, and medical affairs trials as a member of the Global Development Operations leadership team.
With over 25 years R&D experience with concentration on strategic roles, Kelly has developed expertise in the implementation of departments, effective alliance management, and cross-functional collaboration. Prior to joining BMS, Kelly served as Vice President of Internal Medicine Clinical Strategy at Syneos Health. For many years, she was a leader in the Pfizer Global R&D organization within Oncology operations, and as head of Study Management for Vaccines at Pfizer she co-led the Wyeth portfolio integration.
Over her career, Kelly held leadership positions at Amgen in the Global Development organization establishing Clinical Operations Management group. She worked for many years within the Clinical Development & Medical Affairs organization at Merck, and conducted pre-clinical research at the Mayo Clinic.
Kelly has a pre-med Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Spanish, and a Master’s degree in Healthcare Leadership.