Jennifer Schumacher, PhD is a Global Medical Director at Pfizer. She joined Pfizer as a US Regional Medical Research Scientist (RMRS) in Oncology and joined the Rare Disease team 2011. Dr. Schumacher serves as the cardiomyopathy medical lead and is responsible for medical support of clinical research studies in cardiomyopathy. She is also the co-chair of the publications committee and competitive grants programs. Prior to joining the pharmaceutical industry, Dr. Schumacher was a senior scientist in the Biotechnology industry leading development of retroviral expression systems and immunoassay detection kits. Dr. Schumacher received her PhD in Pharmacology from the University of Minnesota.