CMHC Faculty Members

Faculty of Tarsus Medical Group are leaders in healthcare

Kelly Lewis, PharmD

New York, New York

Kelly Lewis, PharmD

Pharmaceutical and Biotech


Kelly Lewis, PharmD is the executive medical director and the head of atherosclerosis in the Clinical Development and Medical Affairs division at Novartis.

Lewis has more than 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries in the US and globally. Before joining the pharmaceutical industry, Lewis was a faculty member in the Surgical Critical Care division in the Department of Anesthesiology/Critical Care at the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago for 10 years.

She is passionate about highlighting health disparities across the spectrum of CVD conditions, particularly those attributable to social determinants of health, race, ethnicity, and gender. Lewis is also committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in clinical trials executive leadership positions.

Education and Training

  • Pharmacy Degree, Wayne State University, 1990
  • Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Residency, Medical School of South Carolina

Professional Highlights

  • Board member, African American AIDS Association
  • Mentor, Healthcare Women’s Business Association


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