Uma Sharma, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Uma Sharma, founder and Chief Scientific Officer at MMS, has more than 25 years of experience in clinical research in the pharmaceutical industry, particularly in late-stage drug development and regulatory approvals.

Dr. Uma Sharma has successfully led several global applications, including rare disease and orphan drug approvals. Uma is a visionary drug developer who along with her team at MMS has pioneered several new data and submission strategies, including the use of RWE in new drug applications.

As a national finalist and winner of the Entrepreneur of the Year award for Michigan (2020), Uma brings vision and leadership to MMS and supports community efforts as a member of the MichBio board. Her strengths, in particular, are around defining the corporate culture and team efficiencies to establish a globally robust organization has allowed MMS to win multiple awards and be a leader in the field.

Dr. Sharma earned her doctorate in pharmacology from Wayne State University and the University of Michigan.


“Every colleague across the globe carries our core values into their day-to-day tasks. At the grassroots level internally, is SOUL (Sense of Urgency and Leadership) – one of our corporate values that epitomizes responsibility and hard work. SOUL continues to be appreciated by clients on every project that we support, and this is a key differentiator from other CROs.”

— Uma Sharma