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Debra Michaels

Associate Director, Scientific Programs and Patient Engagement Lead
In her content-focused role at DIA, Debra Michaels provides guidance on educational content strategy and development across the DIA Americas portfolio of educational programs as well as subject matter expertise in selected areas. She is the lead for DIA’s Patient Engagement thought leadership initiative and has collaborated on several projects to advance patient-centric practice among stakeholders. Debra brings clinical, public health, and biopharmaceutical industry experience to her current role, including work as a patient advocate for the Pompe and MPS Disease communities in a rare disease biopharma company.