Anne Cropp serves as the Chief Scientific Officer for Early Access Care, providing consultative, functional and operational support to biopharmaceutical companies for Expanded Access / Compassionate Use of investigational drugs. Prior to founding Early Access Care, Anne was Vice President in the Global Product Development Group of Pfizer Inc. Anne has extensive experience in pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical drug development, marked by achievements in innovation and successful development of new drug products. As an innovator, Anne has held a number of global leadership positions in R&D. She has built high-performing, diverse leadership teams supporting pipeline products from Phase 1 through NDA/MAA submission and successful registration and commercialization. In Pharmaceutical Research, Anne's expertise spans drugs, biologics and devices. She is experienced in managing the complexities of large global programs and alliances. She has extensive direct experience with Regulators and Regulatory Submissions, including EOP2 strategy, FDA Advisory Committees, SNDA, PMDA , EU Scientific Advice. Anne is a globally recognized expert in early access/expanded access/compassionate use and led the development and execution of the industry's first physician-entry request portal for a global pharmaceutical company. She served as co-chair of the Pediatric Advisory Council for a Fortune-100 pharmaceutical company for more than 8 years. She has presented and chaired several international scientific symposia on early access and managed access.
Anne is a pharmacist and board-certified Clinical Pharmacologist. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Duquesne University and her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy. She was awarded the Roche Young Investigator Award on her work with naloxone in ischemic stroke. She completed her post-doctoral research fellowship in Cardiovascular Pharmacology at the Millard Fillmore Hospital in Buffalo and was adjunct faculty at the State University of New York at Buffalo. She was a National Institutes of Health Fogarty Fellow at the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute in Bethesda MD. As a life long member of the scientific research community, Anne's passion has always been to bring solutions to advance patient care. Motivated by a desire to help patients, she founded Early Access Care.