Bio Sue Ann Costa Clemens

Sue Ann Costa Clemens


She is currently Professor of Pediatrics Infectious diseases, Head of the Institute for Global Health and Program Director of Master Programs at University of Siena.

Sue Ann is also Professor and Head of the Clinical Department at Instituto Carlos Chagas, in Brazil and since 5 years is a Senior consultant for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. She has over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry (GSK, Merck, Novartis) in different roles and increasing responsibility on clinical development, medical affairs, regulatory and medical governance. She has also been in charge of Continuous Medical Education as a member of the International Group at the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG- Philadelphia, USA). In 2006, Sue Ann founded the clinical/medical consulting company “GRID RIO – Global Research in Infectious Diseases” in Rio de Janeiro in partnership with GRID Switzerland in Zurich, GRID Germany in Munich and GRID Singapore in Singapore. Clients include prominent multinational pharmaceuticals as well as local private and public health companies.