Charlotte Jones-Burton, M.D., M.S.
Global Clinical Program Lead
Cardiovascular Marketed Products
Charlotte is responsible for leading clinical trial development of our cardiovascular marketed products.
Charlotte has spent nearly a decade in the pharmaceutical industry leading clinical trial development for multiple medicines across various disease areas including cardiovascular diseases and kidney transplantation. She also serves on the faculty of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Charlotte earned a medical degree and Master of Science degree in Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, with a concentration in Clinical Research, from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Charlotte’s postgraduate training included an internal medicine residency and a nephrology fellowship at the University of Maryland Medical Systems.
Charlotte is active in numerous professional associations and organizations, including the American Heart Association (AHA), the American Society of Nephrology and the National Medical Association. She is also a board member of the AHA Central Jersey and the Visiting Nurse Association in New Jersey. In 2015, Charlotte co-founded, Women of Color in Pharma, a non-profit organization focused on transforming the pharmaceutical landscape with women of color.
Interests and Expertise
Charlotte was born in a small rural town in Arkansas of just 18,000 people. Today, she lives in NJ with her husband of 22 years, their teenage son and two Golden Doodles. She enjoys traveling and participating in 5-21K runs to raise money for underserved communities to improve healthcare access for all.
Throughout her medical career, Charlotte has passionately pursued research which enables the development and use of medicines that save and improve patients’ quality of life and she remains focused on the unmet medical needs of patients. She is also very passionate about diversity in clinical trials and is undertaking initiatives to broaden clinical trial demographics.