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Meredith Schmidt
Professional Healthcare Representative I — Sales , Southeast Regional Business Unit
Base/Location: 
Southern Maryland, USA
NGO Partner: 
Population Services International (PSI)
Assignment Location: 
Blantyre, Malawi
Fellow Biography: 

Meredith has worked for Pfizer since July 2004 as a sales representative in both the Florida and the Washington, DC markets. She has sold numerous products from the urology, neurology and cardiology divisions of primary care. She is a top performer in the sales division and looks forward to aiding the sales and marketing efforts of PSI Malawi.

Meredith is very involved in a number of community projects in and around the greater Washington, DC area. Her experiences working with at-risk youth and underserved populations give her a unique background that will serve her well in her endeavors with Population Services International (PSI) Malawi.

On her assignment with PSI, Meredith will be responsible for devising new sales and marketing strategies designed to educate Malawians about the necessity of clean water, the prevention of HIV/AIDS and malaria, and the importance of comprehensive reproductive health. Meredith has wanted to become a Global Health Fellow since day one with Pfizer. She looks forward to returning to her sales team and sharing both her newfound knowledge and her innovative ideas with her colleagues.

Population Services International is the world's leading nonprofit social marketing organization, operating in more than 60 developing countries. PSI creates demand for essential health products and services by using private sector marketing techniques and innovative communications campaigns.