ISMPP CMPP™ Governance


2022-2023 Certification Board Election

Click here for the Certification Board Nomination Form.

Click here to access Candidate Bios and Qualification Statements.

The election will close on July 8, 2022.


The ISMPP Certification Program is governed by the Certification Board of Trustees as required by the society's bylaws.

The ISMPP Certification Board shall serve as an independent and autonomous body within the ISMPP with respect to the development, evaluation, supervision, and administration of all Certification Program policies, procedures, and activities. The Board is also responsible for the financial management of the CMPP™ Program.

The Credentialing Director is responsible for the management of the day-to-day operations of the program. Elections for the Board are held annually. Please refer to the ISMPP bylaws, article X (Certification Board) for details.

2021-2022 Certification Board (effective 8/1/2021)

Chair Laura Carlson, JD, LMT, Envision Pharma Group*
Vice-Chair Megan Weigel, Bristol Myers Squibb*
Secretary Dana Fox, PhD, Caudex*
Trustee Faith DiBiasi, BS, MBA, Otsuka Pharmaceuticals*

Ann Gordon, PhD, BSC (HON), CMC Affinity*


Sharon Blimm, Merck*

Asia Pacific Trustee

Haruko Isomura, Takeda*

Public Director

Robert Buerki, PhD, The Ohio State University

Ex Officio Amy Foreman-Wykert, PhD, Amgen*

*ISMPP Certified Medical Publication Professional (CMPP)

Credentialing Policies and Procedures

The Certification Board of Trustees will from time to time be issuing or updating policies and procedures that relate to the ISMPP CMPP Program.

These are listed below for the information of certificants:

  • Click here: Certification Appeals Procedures

  • Click here: ISMPP Certification Board Nominations Committee Policy

  • Click here: ISMPP Certification Designation Use Policy

  • Click here: Certificant Use of ISMPP CMPP™ Certification Marks and Credentials

  • Click here: ISMPP Recertification Policy