Dr. Steen Ottosen is a physician with a medical degree from the University of Southern Denmark and clinical experience from general surgery as well as family medicine and specialization in public health medicine from the University of Oslo, Norway. He has 20 years of experience in drug safety, medical and regulatory affairs and quality management. He is the founder of the drug safety consultancy company Steen Ottosen ApS with consultants and clients in the US and Europe. Previously he has been leading a number of drug safety organizations as well as serving as Qualified Person for Pharmacovigilance around the world including companies like La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Arena Pharmaceuticals, Amgen, PRA International, Pharmion, Genmab, and Lundbeck.
Open access literature databases for mandatory drug safety literature screening during clinical development and post-market – equal access to new science for pharmaceutical companies.