Christine Sweeney, Ph.D., MPH

Director, Issues Management

Christine Sweeney conducts literature reviews, develops public health rationales and issues inventory and management plans, and assists clients in the development of labeling and the design of consumer studies (label comprehension, self-selection, actual use), as well as the drafting of regulatory submissions in support of our Rx-to-OTC switch and OTC product stewardship projects.

Since joining PinneyAssociates in 2000, Christine has supported a range of Rx and OTC clients in therapeutic areas including, pain management, smoking cessation, weight loss, cholesterol lowering, allergic rhinitis, women’s reproductive health and men’s health.

After completing her doctorate in biobehavioral health at Penn State University in 1998, Christine began a post-doctoral fellowship in cancer prevention and control at the National Cancer Institute. As part of her post-doctoral training, Christine completed a master’s in public health, with a concentration in epidemiology, at Johns Hopkins University.

Christine has authored or co-authored several papers published in scientific journals, including CNS Drug, Tobacco Control and Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior. Her research experience has focused on the areas of health promotion and disease prevention, with a primary emphasis on behavioral risk factors for chronic disease.