Dr Harmony Garges is our Chief Medical Officer. She is responsible for Regulatory, Safety and Medical Affairs. In 2005, Harmony joined the Infectious Diseases group at GSK and spent several years working on global development programmes, as project physician leader for Fosamprenavir, Valtrex and Altabax, leading to three successful NDA/MAA files for new or expanded indications. Harmony provided medical leadership and strategy for the development of various other anti-infectives through phases I to III, including the FTIH dolutegravir trial.
She then joined Global Clinical Safety & Pharmacovigilance, where she provided safety strategy and governance for several large global clinical development programmes in Pharma, and as Global VP of the Mature Products Safety Group, with accountability for the safety of over 500 marketed products across the Pharma and Consumer Healthcare (CH) portfolio. Harmony spent three years as the Chief Medical Officer for GSK's Consumer Healthcare business, where she was accountable for all aspects of product safety and medical governance for the global portfolio and led the medical organisation though the complex JV integration with Novartis.
Harmony graduated with high honours from Colgate University with a degree in Chemistry. She obtained her MD degree and completed her paediatrics residency at Duke University. Following a year as Chief Resident, she completed Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology fellowships at Duke, along with her MPH in Epidemiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Harmony is board-certified in General Paediatrics, Medical Microbiology and Paediatrics Infectious Diseases. Harmony is Adjunct Faculty at Duke, where she continues to provide patient care in the Duke Pediatric HIV/ clinic.
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