Meryem Bektas, PhD, MBA

Senior Associate, Market Access and Outcomes Strategy
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Meryem Bektas
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Headquarters - Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA

PhD, Biochemistry
The Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany

MBA, Operations Management and Marketing, Kenan-Flagler Business School
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Meryem Bektas, MBA, PhD, is a Senior Associate in the Market Access and Outcomes Strategy group at RTI-HS. She provides research and technical writing support for evidence-based literature reviews, dossiers, slide sets, and manuscripts.

Dr. Bektas has a doctorate in biochemistry and more than 15 years of experience in academic scientific research, publishing, and grant writing. Her research area focused on a novel signaling regulator that she studied in various disease settings, including skin diseases, asthma and allergy, lipid metabolism, and cancer. Dr. Bektas has presented her research in numerous scientific conferences and has published 30 papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Before joining RTI-HS, Dr. Bektas worked as a Senior Research Associate to provide medical/technical writing and to conduct market research and trend analysis for clients in the health care and emerging technology industries.