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Learning and Development Committee


The current Committee members are:

Marcel Slavenburg - Chair SKIM Netherlands
Alexander Rummel
Aurum Research
Rich Kaminsky
Boehringer Ingelheim
Jayne Shufflebotham Themis Analytics UK
An-hwa Lee Research Partnership UK
Jana Rueten M3 Global Research UK


The Committee supports the training needs of market researchers in the international healthcare research arena and strategically underpins EphMRA's aim to transform market researchers from data and information providers to consultants with business understanding.

Specifically the Committee is:

  • Forward thinking to ensure EphMRA's training deliverables meet the evolving skills set in international healthcare market research
  • Delivering training and opportunities for best practice exchange for healthcare market researchers to develop their understanding of business problems and strategic issues that allows them to provide clear, actionable insights
  • Setting the gold-standard in healthcare market research training

Supporting members in the ‘doing more with less' environment, yet maintaining high quality innovative outputs.

2016 Training Plan

The 2016 training plan is now available - the plan will be updated as more details become available.

View 2016 Training Plan

Essential Skills and Resources

Essential Skills and Resources has been developed for those new to healthcare market research and highlights resources available through EphMRA to equip healthcare market researchers.

View Essential Skills and Resources

Interested in applying to join the LDC?Application form here.

EphMRA offers webinars, masterclasses and workshops to advance skills, broaden knowledge and support understanding of key areas within the healthcare field.

L&D Previous Courses

Read more about details of previous courses run by the L&D Committee.


EphMRA Checklist
For managing a research project. A handy guide from the LDC. Includes a guide to selecting a supplier of syndicated data - from the Syndicated Data Committee.

EphMRA has available the Sixth Edition of the Lexicon, available in pdf format.

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