Nina Ahmad, MD, currently serves as Head of Medical Affairs, Infectious Diseases & Vaccines at Janssen. In this role she oversees the in-house medical team and develops and implements business strategies for Infectious Diseases and Vaccines.
After joining Janssen in 2020, Nina served as Director for U.S. Medical Affairs and the Global Medical Affairs Leader. She was instrumental in driving cross-collaborative partnerships internally and externally during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prior to joining Janssen, she practiced as a physician and public health specialist. Nina worked on emerging public health threats at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and New York State Department of Health. During her time there, she served as the Director of Emergency Preparedness, and Medical Director for the Division of Epidemiology. Nina responded to various infectious disease threats which included HIV, Zika, Ebola, and vaccine-preventable conditions. She also led the Racial Justice workgroup.
Nina was previously recognized as physician of the year and honored with an FDA award for communication and collaboration among agencies. She also served on the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and as an advisor and Chair for the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).
Nina lives in Orlando, Florida and enjoys spending time with her family in her free time.