Lee Schacter, Ph.D., MD, FACP, has been appointed executive medical director at Clinipace Worldwide. Dr. Schacter will provide strategic guidance, program design, and medical oversight to clients conducting oncology development programs.
Dr. Schacter was previously an independent consultant with Phasen Consulting, and served as acting chief managing officer of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, worked with Janssen R&D, and served as medical director for marketed oncology products at AstraZeneca. Additionally, he served as senior director of global medical affairs at Pfizer and executive medical director, global head oncology, with MDS Pharma Services, among other positions with Yale School of Medicine, Bristol Myers.
“Coming off a year of significant growth during which we saw our depth and breadth of expertise managing oncology trials remain one of our strongest core competencies, it was critical for us to expand our team of experts in that field,” said Mark Harvill, chief operating officer, Clinipace Worldwide. “Dr. Schacter is a perfect fit as he comes to us as a highly experienced drug development expert, board certified internist, and medical oncologist with extensive experience in development and regulatory strategy.”