Dominique is the Director of Specialty Scientific Publications in Medical Affairs at Astellas Pharmaceuticals. She joined Astellas in 2015 as an associate director of urology publications before being promoted to director of the urology publication team in 2018 and the specialty publications team in 2020. She currently leads a global team across the US, UK, and Japan to ensure that Astellas delivers accurate and timely publications to help inform physicians and patients of all specialty products and research.
Dominique has also served for the last 2 years as one of the chairs of Astellas’ African American Employee Impact Group (EIG), one of seven Astellas EIGs that focus on empowering employees to lead initiatives that promote diversity and inclusiveness in all aspects of our organization. The mission of the AAEIG is to leverage our diversity to bring value to Astellas. Dominique was recently awarded the Mother of the Year by Working Mother Magazine.
Dominique is a cancer biologist by training which she utilized in her previous roles as senior scientist and then associate director in oncology biomarker development at Quintiles Inc. (now IQVIA). There she supervised a team of scientists on preclinical research to identify biomarkers to better select and assess patients for clinical trials and enable safer profiles for oncology therapies.
Dominique holds a Ph.D. in Pharmacology with emphasis on cancer biology from the University of Kentucky and B.S. in Biochemistry from Tennessee State University.
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