Dr. Matthew McKeever, vice president and global head of Safety Knowledge at Quintiles, is responsible for all lifecycle safety and pharmacovigilance functions at the company.
Since joining Quintiles in 2000, Matt has held a variety of increasingly senior roles within the company, including late-phase clinical trial research experience in large disease and product surveillance registries and phase IV trials. He also has experience in phase II and IIIb trials in the areas of cardiovascular, central nervous system and respiratory, serving as both a medical advisor and later as the global head for internal medicine. Matt also has experience in phase I development having led the Quintiles Phase I Research Unit at Guy’s Hospital in London from 2010 through 2013.
Before joining Quintiles, Matt practiced academic primary care pediatrics at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., during which time he held the appointment of assistant professor of pediatrics at the George Washington School of Medicine. He is board certified in pediatrics, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Matt graduated from Cornell University Medical College in New York and completed his residency in pediatrics at Northwestern University affiliate Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago.