Dr. Jerome Zeldis, MD, PhD, Chairman of the Board of Directors
Dr. Jerome Zeldis is the Chief Medical Officer of Celgene Corporation (Nasdaq: CELG). Since 1997, Dr. Zeldis has played an instrumental role at the company, helping it to grow into one of the largest global pharmaceutical firms. In 2012, there were more than 300 clinical trials at major medical centers using Celgene compounds and revenues at the Company exceeded $5 billion. Dr. Zeldis also serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Celgene Global Health, an organization with a mission to develop and distribute therapeutics for diseases of the developing world.
Dr. Zeldis received his training in Internal Medicine at the UCLA Center for the Health Sciences and was a clinical and research fellow in gastroenterology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Additionally, he was an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of California, a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Cornell Medical School, and a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswisk, NJ. Dr. Zeldis has published 112 peer reviewed articles and 24 reviews, book chapters, and editorials.