Angela Sykes

Publications Standards and Best Practices Lead, Pfizer

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Biography

Angela Sykes has worked as a Publications Specialist and Team Leader at Pfizer for over 13 years. Before joining Pfizer, Angela was the Associate Director of Medical Communications at the CementWorks where she led the medical communications department. Prior to joining the CementWorks Angela worked as a medical writer at Corbett Accel Healthcare Group and PPSI.

She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Zoology from the University of the West Indies, and Master of Arts and Master of Philosophy degrees in Human Nutrition from Columbia University where she studied the effect of vitamin A on signaling pathways in breast cancer cells.