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Acceleration Point Welcomes Linda Traylor, PhD, as New Vice President of Medical Excellence

ROANOKE, Va., May 8, 2023 – Acceleration Point

Acceleration Point, a global consulting and software provider for Medical Affairs, proudly announces the appointment of Linda Traylor, Ph.D., as their new Vice President of Medical Excellence. Dr. Traylor will lead the Acceleration Point services team, helping medical affairs maximize impact through thought-leader engagement strategy, insight generation, and effective medical operations.

Dr. Traylor is a highly respected leader in medical affairs, with 25 years of experience. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Arkansas and completed her post-doctoral fellowship at Duke University. Throughout her career, she has held positions as a Medical Science Liaison (MSL), MSL Coach & Trainer, Medical Director, and Medical Affairs Executive. Her extensive experience includes roles at Abbott Labs, AbbVie, Novartis, and Biodesix. Most recently, Dr. Traylor was a Principal Medical Affairs Consultant for IQVIA, focusing on launch excellence.

In addition to her professional accomplishments, Dr. Traylor is a member of the Board of Advisors for the Medical Science Liaison Society, actively involved in the Medical Affairs Professional Society, and continues to coach emerging medical affairs executives.

Dr. Traylor expressed her enthusiasm for joining Acceleration Point: “I have known the team at Acceleration Point for nearly ten years. I have watched as they have built an undisputed reputation across the industry for helping medical affairs improve and track impact through the development of KOL engagement processes, building technology solutions specific to medical affairs, and providing the support that medical affairs needs to succeed. I am so excited to be part of an organization that represents the values and beliefs I hold about how to continue to improve our industry.”

She also highlighted her dedication to clients: “My ultimate goal is to empower our clients to achieve success in their roles as medical affairs professionals, leaders, and valuable members of the medical community. By leveraging the innovative tools and expertise of Acceleration Point, I am excited about the endless opportunities that lie ahead for us to collaborate and make a meaningful impact in the healthcare industry.  I truly believe we can make a real difference in advancing the practice of medical affairs and improving patient outcomes.”

Based in Roanoke, VA, Acceleration Point’s 85-person team provides technology and services to help life sciences engage with and learn from the top doctors around the world. They are the providers of Kwello, the integrated solution for Global KOL Planning, Social Monitoring, and Insights Development.

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