Angela Sykes

Content & Education Director, Pfizer

Why Plain Language Summaries?

“Plain language summaries play an important role in health information equity by allowing every person to have access to information that is understandable to them.”


Angela Sykes is a Content & Education Director at Pfizer where she has worked for over 14 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.