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Director of Biotechnology Education Programs, MassBioEd
Sowmya Chary, MD, MMSc
Associate Medical Director, Global Medical Safety and R&D, Biogen
Sowmya is an Associate Medical Director in Global Medical Safety at Biogen, focusing in the Neuromuscular and Movement Disorders Therapeutic Area. A Massachusetts native, she completed her medical training at Sri Ramachandra University in India and received her Master of Medical Sciences in Clinical Investigation from Harvard Medical School. She completed her thesis work at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital on sex-specific differences in metabolomic profiles and responses to intervention in the critically ill. Sowmya is a 2021-2022 Fellow at the Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics and serves on the Boston Board of Peer Health Exchange, an organization improving health equity and outcomes for young people in under-resourced communities. She is a passionate educator and mentor and has given numerous talks on navigating career paths and roles in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry. She brings her medical, research, and industry expertise to the classroom to create an engaging and collaborative learning environment.