Dr. Anne C. Beal, MD, MPH

Published on October 02, 2017

Chief Patient Officer, Sanofi | USA

Anne C. Beal

Dr. Anne C. Beal, MD, MPH, is the Chief Patient Officer for Sanofi, a global healthcare leader that discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions for patients. In that role, she is responsible for integrating the patient voice and priorities into all aspects of Sanofi’s work to facilitate development of healthcare solutions that truly meet patients’ needs. She is currently based in Paris.

Dr. Beal joined Sanofi from PCORI (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute), where she was the Deputy Executive Director, Chief Officer for Engagement and the inaugural COO. PCORI is a US-based independent organization that supports comparative effectiveness research guided by patients, caregivers and others to help people make informed decisions and improve healthcare delivery and outcomes.

Prior to PCORI, Dr. Beal was President of the Aetna Foundation, the charitable arm of Aetna, and previous to that she directed programs on Quality of Care for Underserved Populations at the Commonwealth Fund.


Read the exclusive interview with Dr. Anne C. Beal on the concept of prevention in the healthcare system and on the role that patients play in disease prevention.