Toft Group Executive Search, a global life sciences and healthcare executive recruiting firm, has placed Dana Pizzuti, MD as Senior Vice President of Regulatory, Pharmacovigilance and Quality with Theravance Biopharma in South San Francisco, CA.
Dr. Pizzuti most recently served as Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Compliance at Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. She has over 25 years of pharmaceutical industry experience, working for companies such as Hoffmann-La Roche, Abbott Laboratories, Bristol Myers Squibb, Johnson & Johnson, and Gilead.
After receiving her MD, Dr. Pizzuti completed her postgraduate training in Internal Medicine at New York University/Bellevue Hospitals and subspecialty training in Infectious Diseases at Montefiore Hospital-Albert Einstein School of Medicine in the Bronx, NY. She is an invited speaker on drug development and recognized advocate and published author focusing on access to healthcare and employment rights for the transgender community.
Dr. Pizzuti received her MD from New York University and her BS in Biology from Yale.
About Theravance Biopharma, Inc.
Theravance Biopharma, Inc. is a diversified biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of organ-selective medicines. Their purpose is to create transformational medicines to improve the lives of patients suffering from serious illnesses. Their research is focused in the areas of inflammation and immunology.
About Toft Group Executive Search
Toft Group is a global executive search firm fully devoted to life sciences and healthcare, with a focus on innovation-driven companies working at the intersection of biotech and high tech. The team’s extensive relationship network and diversity focus enables Toft Group to present more highly qualified and diverse candidates than clients would otherwise meet. Toft Group excels at quickly filling the hardest to hire leadership roles where talent is limited. The company has offices in the three major U.S. biotech hubs: San Francisco, San Diego, and Boston.