Management Team

Ponni Subbiah, M.D., M.P.H.

Ponni Subbiah, M.D., M.P.H.

Senior Vice President, Global Head of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer

Ponni Subbiah, M.D., M.P.H. is our Senior Vice President, Global Head of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer and has been with ACADIA since October 2019. She is a neurologist with more than 20 years of experience leading medical and clinical research strategies across various therapeutic areas including neurology, psychiatry, opioid addiction, pain, oncology, diabetes, urology, inflammation, respiratory, and infectious diseases. Prior to joining ACADIA, Dr. Subbiah was Chief Medical Officer for Indivior Inc., with responsibility for pharmacovigilance and medical affairs globally. During her previous tenure of over 15 years at Pfizer, Inc., she held various leadership roles in global medical affairs and led Pfizer’s Global Access program. Dr. Subbiah received her medical degree from Madras Medical College in Chennai, India and completed a residency in neurology at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, MN. She completed a research/clinical fellowship in AIDS Neurology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and earned a Master’s degree in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, MD.