Sarah Frech

Dr. Sarah Frech (’93 DVM) is a senior biotech executive with 25 years of experience working in global vaccine and drug research where she oversaw strategic planning related to product evaluation from preclinical and clinical data, through license authorization. Her work has included multimillion-dollar clinical trial development and execution, data collection and analysis, and presentation of information to international regulatory authorities and other key stakeholders. Prior to joining the pharmaceutical industry, Dr. Frech worked in a mixed-animal veterinary practice in Eastern Washington and Idaho, and then moved to Austria where she worked at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization on a project to assist women entrepreneurs in developing countries and the International Atomic Energy Agency in the Agency’s Office of Technical Cooperation evaluating project impact. Her Peace Corps experience in Benin, West Africa, included the design and implementation of a vaccination program for small ruminants and poultry, and was the experience that crystalized her decision to study veterinary medicine.

Dr. Frech holds a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University and a Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins University. She received her undergraduate degree in Art History from Dartmouth College where she was a two-year captain of the varsity basketball team and competed for the varsity equestrian team. Dr. Frech speaks French, German and Dendi