Mary Tobin, Ph.D.
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Dr. Tobin is an anthropologist with international credentials as an executive and consultant; and with extensive expertise in the strategic planning, development and implementation of health sciences and biomedical research initiatives.
She serves as Special Advisor to the President/Chief Executive Office of the Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES); a global non-profit organization based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.   ACRES is working in the public interest to build a comprehensive, sustainable and shareable global system for clinical research by bringing together experts, stakeholders and like-minded organizations.   ACRES’s is creating and implementing systems solutions that will enhance safety, data quality and integrity in an efficient, collaborative and cost effective manner to improve the health and lives of people everywhere.

Dr. Tobin is also Managing Director of IMPACT LLC, a professional services firm serving Life Sciences industry clients and the U.S. federal government’s HHS Operating Divisions, including the FDA.  She has also given oversight to and designed on-going senior executive leadership development and political competence programs for the U.S. government and conducted a variety of interventions and change initiatives for federal agencies.