Dr. Marcia de Souza Lima is a physician with extensive experience in global health and pharmaceutical development. She has worked at Ancile Pharmaceuticals, Novartis, Pfizer, Baush+Lomb and Regenxbio in roles ranging from medical and clinical research expert to senior executive leader. She also served as the Chief Medical Officer of The ReLeef Initiative. She previously served as Deputy Director of the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases in Washington, D.C. Marcia received her medical degree from Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil and furthered her studies at the University of California, San Diego.