Sharon Hanlon is Group Director, Clinical Trial Engagement & Enrollment at Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS). Her team supports clinical trial execution by ensuring that the development and recruitment plans reflect the patient disease journey. Sharon and her team partner with patients, caregivers, patient advocacy groups, and clinical trial sites to gather insights that, when applied to development efforts, create a more patient-friendly experience. Additionally, with a strong focus on diversity in clinical trials, her team seeks to ensure that our clinical trial populations reflect the patient population of the disease or condition under study.
She has worked at BMS for 20 years and has held clinical operations positions of increasing responsibility from Line Management to Project Management across multiple therapeutic areas. Sharon is a nurse by training and prior to her time in the pharmaceutical industry, she had a career as a critical care nurse, nurse educator, and research nurse coordinator at hospitals in the Philadelphia area. She received her Master of Sciences in Nursing from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.