John Hubbard Ph.D., FCP
Dr. Hubbard has served as a member of our Board of Directors since November 2014. Dr. Hubbard currently serves on the Strategic Advisory Board of Genstar Capital and is responsible for advising the private equity firm on investments in the area of healthcare. He is the Chairman of Signant Health, a privately owned specialty clinical trials and technology service provider and also serves as a non-Executive Director on the Board of Directors of Science 37, a privately owned telemedicine and clinical trial technology provider and Advarra, a privately owned institutional review board. Dr. Hubbard was President and the Chief Executive Officer of Bioclinica, a leading privately owned provider of medical imaging, clinical technology and research services until January 1, 2018. Prior to joining BioClinica, he was Senior Vice President and Worldwide Head of Development Operations for Pfizer Inc. and was responsible for the global clinical trial operations and management of more than 450 clinical projects from Phase I to IV. He was a founding member of the Board of Directors of TransCelerate Biopharma, Inc., a leading biopharma industry consortium, and served on the Executive, Audit and Finance Committees. Dr. Hubbard has been leading pharmaceutical research and development activity for over thirty years and held positions of increasing responsibility in the biopharmaceutical and clinical research and development services industries. Prior to joining Pfizer in 2010, he was Group President, Global Clinical Research Services at ICON Clinical Research, a leading global clinical research organization, where he was responsible for the global business and operations. He is an Executive Committee Member Emeritus on the Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative, Board Member of Life Sciences Pennsylvania and former Chairman of the Board of the Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO). During his career, Dr. Hubbard has been directly responsible for drug discovery and non clinical pharmacology, clinical pharmacology, project management, product development optimization, commercial assessment of new chemical entities, and clinical development operations. He has led several drug development teams to successful commercialization of new chemical entities and has participated at FDA meetings to support end of Phase II and end of Phase III data presentations for psychiatric, neurological, cardiovascular, and anti infective drugs. Dr. Hubbard received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biopsychology from the University of Santa Clara and a Doctorate from the University of Tennessee, with a research focus on the genetic basis of hypertension and autonomic dysfunction. He was a National Institute of Health Postdoctoral Fellow in Cardiovascular and Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center.