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Mary Reilly

Section Editor, Author

Merck, Associate Director Global Data Operations

United States


Mary Reilly is an Associate Director in Global Data Operations - Encoding and Vocabulary at Merck & Co. Prior to joining Merck, she previously held positions in several pharmaceutical companies in roles that included Drug Safety/Pharmacovigilance, CRO management, and senior Clinical Data Management and Medical Coding roles. She has over 25 years of industry experience in Clinical Data Management. Prior to entering the pharmaceutical industry, her career roots were in clinical nursing in both medical and surgical patient care as well as cardiac critical care.  Her areas of Data Management expertise include MedDRA and WHODrug medical coding, drug safety, pharmacovigilance, clinical trial study review experience across multiple therapeutic areas, and utilization of numerous clinical database platforms. Mary is a member of the DIA and has served the SCDM through the Publications Committee.

 She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, and her MBA in Health Care Administration from Eastern University. She is a Registered Nurse in the state of Pennsylvania.