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Mary Elmer

Merck & Co., Inc.
Executive Director, Patient Innovation Organization
Mary Elmer is the Executive Director of Patient Insights for Oncology at Merck. This group seeks to obtain patient insights and engages patients in optimizing their health, wellbeing, and healthcare outcomes. In her prior role, she led a patient engagement team that brings the voice of the patient into the drug development process at Merck. Mary is a nurse with over 20 years of experience, working in all phases of drug development and implementing strategic initiatives. Mary is a member of the Global Diversity and Inclusion council. She is a member of TransCelerate Biopharma, and leads a work stream on patient engagement. Mary obtained her Master of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Pennsylvania.