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Seema Gorla

Biography

Dr. Seema Gorla is Executive Medical Director and Group Lead of the Oncology and Ophthalmology Therapeutic Areas in pharmacovigilance at Astellas Pharma in Northbrook.

She obtained her M.D. from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and then completed a general surgery residency at University of Illinois at Chicago and a breast oncology surgery fellowship at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. In 2005, she began a career in the pharmaceutical industry and her area of expertise is pharmacovigilance (drug safety).

Along with her board of trustee service, Seema’s interests include fitness, baking, reading and spending time with her family. Seema and her husband Madhu are parents to 3 Roycemore middle school students.