Associate Strategic Planner
While obtaining her B.S. in Biology with Honors from Stony Brook University, Akshani served as the VP for the Stony Brook Young Investigators Research Journal, the treasurer for the Indian classical Dance Team, Tandava, and researched a novel curcumin derivative drug allowing for her eventual publication. Upon graduating in 2019, she interned at Colgate – Palmolive in Piscataway, NJ, under the Worldwide Director of Research. At Colgate, Akshani developed a Clinical Trial Recruitment Website, in conjunction with multiple channels at the company, to ease the patient recruitment process prior to pursuing her Masters of Medical Sciences at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Akshani has recently joined ECIR this year as an Associate Strategic Planner where she supports the SVP of Strategy across multiple therapeutic areas and brands, including oncology, cardiometabolic disease and respiratory.