Fatima Scipione is Senior Director, Patient Advocacy, for Takeda Oncology a position she has held since September, 2015. In her current role, Fatima leads an internal patient advocacy department that is responsible for creating and sustaining strategic programs with key patient groups within the oncology sector. These novel initiatives include those that address current needs and the issues that are crucial to cancer patients, including research, therapeutic, economic and access. Prior to her current position, Fatima held a series of senior management positions within select pharmaceutical and healthcare organizations during a career that has spanned two decades. These included Associate Director, Takeda Pharmaceuticals; Vice President, Brand Strategy, Mc/K Healthcare; Market Development Manager, ARIAD Pharmaceuticals; and Senior Manager, Market Strategy, Millennium Pharmaceuticals. Fatima was also named to the PharmaVOICE 100 in 2014 in the category of patient advocacy and a recipient of the 2015 Trailblazer Brand Champion Award from PM360.