Elizabeth Garner, MD, MPH

Chief Science Officer

Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Garner has served as a member of our Board of Directors since December 2019. Dr. Garner has over a decade of pharmaceutical development experience to Kezar’s board, holding roles of increasing strategic responsibility in large and small companies, including Merck, Abbott (AbbVie), Myriad Genetics and Agile Therapeutics. Dr. Garner has served as the Chief Medical Officer of ObsEva SA, a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing novel therapies to improve women’s reproductive health since July 2019. Dr. Garner was Chief Medical Officer of Agile Therapeutics, Inc., a public women’s healthcare company, and led the company’s clinical development, regulatory, and medical affairs strategies. Prior to her tenure at Agile, Dr. Garner was Vice President, Medical Affairs, Women’s Health/Preventive Care at Myriad Genetics from 2012 to 2014. Before that, she was Senior Director at Abbott Laboratories, where she oversaw all clinical aspects of the global Phase 3 endometriosis development program for Orilissa®. From 2007 to 2011, Dr. Garner was Associate Director and then Director, Clinical Research at Merck Research Laboratories.