Career Description

Medical science liaisons are involved with research and development, drug safety, regulatory affairs, and marketing and sales. They keep health care providers and researchers update on latest research, attend conferences, and present new product information to physicians.

Academic Requirements

Employers often require a doctorate in medicine or a life sciences field with a human-health focus. Common degrees in this profession include Ph.D., Medical Doctor (M.D.) and Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D).

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