Tara Steketee, Associate Director of Product Integrity at Merck & Co focuses on protecting patients from global supply chain threats. Tara leads global Product Integrity operations, resulting intelligence-led investigations and the development of proactive risk methodologies for Merck Global Security’s best in class Product Integrity, Protection and Enforcement program. Tara is keenly focused on collaboration, education and participation by industry, law enforcement and law makers in order to further better protection for patients and consumers, worldwide. She actively participates in industry associations such as Rx-360, ASOP and IACC in support of patient safety and the facilitation of best practices for brand protection and supply chain security. Tara has undergraduate and master’s degrees from Northeastern University in Boston, MA.