Dam Thi Hoang Lan, MSD Vietnam

Lan Dam has over 22 years of experience in the healthcare industry with her passion and dedication to improving the quality of Vietnamese people’s health. Having worked in different organizations including the General Department of Preventive Medicine of the Ministry of Health, Lan has been actively engaged in many healthcare projects and policy-shaping programs aimed at increasing patient access to new innovative treatments and improving healthcare outcomes of local communities.

Lan joined MSD in 2016 and serves as Director of External Affairs where she manages the Policy and Government Relations, Market Access and Communications team, providing opportunities for her to continue taking part in strengthening healthcare systems in Vietnam and to contribute to the development of sustainable business and continued investments of the innovative pharmaceutical industry.

Lan also has a passion for promoting sustainability – “meeting our own needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”.

She holds a Medical Doctor degree from Hanoi Medical University, a Doctor of Business Administration degree from American Heritage University of Southern California (US), and a Master of Science degree in Sustainability Leadership from the University of Cambridge, (UK). Her other BSc degrees include those from Vietnam National University, Hanoi and National Economics University.