In her role at BIO, Ms. Arthur is responsible for working with member companies in
vaccines, molecular diagnostics and bio-defense on policy, legislative and regulatory
Ms. Arthur joined BIO in July 2009 as the Director of Healthcare Regulatory Affairs.
Prior to joining BIO, she worked in numerous marketing and sales positions for Merck &
Co., Inc. in their Vaccine Division. Over her 16 year career in vaccines Ms. Arthur
launched several exciting new vaccines in the United States and internationally,
including the first HPV vaccine GARDASIL. During her years in Marketing she worked
closely with clinical and academic thought leaders in infectious diseases, oncology and
public health. In addition, Ms. Arthur also led a large vaccine sales organization of over
75 representatives and managers covering 14 states.
Before graduate school, Ms. Arthur worked as a research assistant for two economists
at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. There she conducted economic
analyses related to savings and investment policies for the OECD countries.
Ms. Arthur received her B.A. in 1987 in Economics and International Politics from
Goucher College and her MBA in 1991 from the Wharton School of Business at the
University of Pennsylvania