Marxengel Asinas-Tan

Global Medical Safety Officer

Sector: Hospital & Health Care

Member Since, September 29, 2023

Open To Work

  • I am open to relocating to
  • I am open to being contacted by employers and recruiters Yes

About Me

Clinical practice
• 14 years combined experience in Emergency medicine, Community and Family medicine and Occupational health both local and overseas

Public health
• Over 16 years cumulative experience
• Community Health care planning and development
• Program organization and management
• Public health intervention including community mobilization, advocacy and health promotion
• Public health education including conduct of community lectures and development of Information Education Campaign (IEC) materials

• 12 years cumulative experience
• Study design and implementation
• Outbreak investigation and contact tracing
• Disease surveillance (hospital and community)

Project management
• Over 9 years cumulative experience
• Program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
• Budget and finance management
• External stakeholder/Key opinion leader (KOL) engagement

Team/People management
• 11 years cumulative experience as team lead/ managing director in various roles and capacities
• Recruitment and manpower sourcing
• Management of outsourced service providers in both BPO and CRO setting
• Task supervision and handling of related operational activities

Research and Development
• 15 years cumulative experience in Clinical and Public health Research
• Develop and manage clinical/scientific research studies both interventional and non-interventional
• Grant proposal/protocol development including technical writing and editing
• Systematic review and meta-analysis

Data Analysis and management
• Background qualification and over 12 years experience in Biostatistics
• Experience in the use of electronic data capture systems such as Medidata RAVE and Epi-info
• Advanced proficiency on the use of data analytical tool SPSS as well as background and familiarity with R software and SAS
• Advanced proficiency on the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook, Access, and Publisher


  • Master’s Degree, International Public Health/International Health (2009 - 2010) Monash University

    Grade: Epidemiology and Biostatistics

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Postgraduate Medical Internship (2005 - 2006) University of the Philippines

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Medicine (2001 - 2005) Far Eastern University

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Public Health (1997 - 2001) University of the Philippines

Work & Experience

  • The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson (2023 - Present ) Global Medical Safety Officer

    Oversee the safety and benefit/risk assessment of assigned products within the Established Products portfolio. As a Safety Management Chair, collaborates with relevant functions to ensure safety information is efficiently evaluated to meet global compliance and regulatory requirements, in addition to identifying the need for labelling updates of assigned products within the Established Products Therapeutic Area.

  • Johnson & Johnson MedTech (2019 - Present ) Global Safety Physician

    • Safety surveillance and signal detection • Risk management and health hazard evaluation • Medical Safety Lead for ongoing clinical studies

  • Cactus Communications (2019 - Present ) Copyeditor and Reviewer

  • The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson (2017 - 2019 ) Regional Medical Monitor, Asia Pacific

    • Support Medical Affairs APAC and Country strategic imperatives as well as other cross-functional teams by generating crucial substantive data that support business needs and further strengthen the TA portfolio.

  • Jurong Health Services (2014 - 2017 ) Medical Officer

    • Medical treatment and management of patients at the Emergency room, Ambulatory Treatment room, and Short-stay ward • Clinical and Health service research involvement as well as provide expert opinion and assistance involving study design and statistical analysis • Help facilitate the implementation of Sub-acute Ambulatory care for the Functionally-challenged and Elderly (SAFE) program

  • Jurong Health Services (2013 - 2014 ) Clinical Epidemiologist

    • Hospital and community disease surveillance • Outbreak investigation • Clinical research, health service research, quality improvement program design and implementation • Statistical analysis • Ethics Review Board member

  • Novaliches District Hospital (2006 - 2013 ) Medical Officer

    • Medical treatment and management of patients at the A&E, outpatient clinics and inpatient wards. • Initiate and oversee outpatient/public health outreach programs particularly for activities involving TB as well as Maternal and child health; • Coordinate with the City Health Department regarding disease surveillance and public health program planning and evaluation; • Conduct Clinical and Health service research/Quality improvement programs as well as provide expert opinion and assistance involving study conceptualization/design and statistical analysis; • Supervise all staff comprising the Health Information Management Section; • Assist the Medical directors regarding end-of-year reports and other documentations required for continued government funding.

  • Cognizant (2011 - 2013 ) Senior Physician Reviewer

    • Medical assessment and causal determination • Quality assurance and audit

  • I-view (2009 - 2010 ) Researcher

    Data collection and analysis for the study Victorian Health Monitor (VHM) 4000 for Health headed by the Victorian Department of Human Services (DHS)

  • Royal Adelaide Hospital (2008 - 2009 ) Clinical Database Reviewer

    • Review and update evidence summaries and recommended practice guidelines

  • Coalition for the Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis Philippines (CELF-Phil) (2008 - 2008 ) Executive Director

    • Oversee all aspects of project implementation, monitoring and evaluation through supervision of and coordination with Provincial Project coordinators and Program Managers • Grant fund management: handling of project-related finances including budgeting, disbursement, audit and reporting to sponsors (AUS-AID, US-AID, CANADA-FUND, and other local companies) • Project Proposal development and fund raising.

  • FEU-NRMF Hospital and Medical Center (2007 - 2008 ) Resident Physician

    • Medical treatment and management of patients at the A&E, outpatient clinics, community health centers and inpatient wards; • Conduct family and community intervention programs; • Supervision and mentoring of medical students, interns and junior residents; • Act as Academic adviser for Clinical research.