Quintiles announced the appointment of John E. Murphy as Head of Clinical Analytics within the Consulting business.
John will help pharmaceutical and clinical scientists form and improve strategies for translational and evidence-based medicine. He is currently directing development of a state-wide clinical research data and software platform across New York to connect scientists with hospitals, practicing physicians and patients for the analysis of disease-state, selection of study patients, collecting point-of-care clinical information and managing longitudinal follow-up and therapeutic safety.
Areas of expertise include: pharmaceutical knowledge management, laboratory automation, bioinformatics, genomics, proteomics, metabonomics, clinical decision support, animal models, transgenics, clinical trials, R&D software engineering, manufacturing, database architecture and design, and approaches to improve drug discovery, development and pharmacovigilance.
Previously, John was Senior Executive Advisor at Booz & Company, supporting the pharmaceutical, life sciences and health care partners’ business development activities. As Senior Vice President Strategic Consulting Services at Pharsight Corp., he managed scientific modeling and simulation consulting, directed a specialized CRO, and managed development of metabases used to analyze compound and clinical data. John has also been Vice President and CIO at CuraGen Corp., Chief Technology Officer-CIO at Predict Inc., Founder President and CEO at Just Medicine Inc., and Vice President for Clinical Software Engineering at Community Health Computing. He was CEO at several hospitals in New York, founded PolyCorp-National Pediatric Instruments, Inc., was a senior staff member at The Sloan Commission on Government & Higher Education and Director of Regulation at the Health Planning Council for Greater Boston. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Physiology, a Master’s in Public Health and a Doctorate in Public Health from Columbia University.
Date: March 18, 2010