Dr. Helena Zhang is Senior Director and Chief Medical Officer for Quintiles in the Greater China region. In this role she serves as Quintiles China lead medical expert and provides leadership in the ethical conduct of studies. Dr. Zhang joined Quintiles China in 2007 and had been instrumental in enhancing strategic partnerships with top hospitals, Key Opinion Leaders and medical associations in China. These strategic relationships with sites and KOLs in various therapeutic areas and medical associations helped established Quintiles’ leadership position in China’s sites and investigation network. Dr. Zhang is also a board director for clinical research and drug safety with the Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology (CSCO).
Dr. Zhang joined the biopharmaceutical industry in 1994 where she spent six years with two leading medical device companies in China. Following which, Dr. Zhang was involved in pre-clinical development at Indiana University Medical School in the U.S. where she authored six papers for international journals and congresses. She then joined Paraxel and subsequently Quintiles upon her return to China in 2006.
Dr. Zhang is a medical doctor by training from Shanghai Jiaotong University Medical School, China, she also holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University, UK.