Each week, we feature a physician executive.
This week, our featured physician executive is Joseph M. Feczko, MD. Here's some information from Forbes.com about Dr. Feczko.
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
New York , NY
Sector: HEALTHCARE / Drug Manufacturers - Major
On July 16, 2010, Joseph Feczko, M.D., was appointed to the Board of Directors of Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Joseph Feczko, M.D., 61, a seasoned pharmaceutical executive, joins the Keryx Board with broad industry experience across the spectrum of medical, regulatory and operational affairs. Dr. Feczko was, until his retirement in May 2009, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Pfizer Inc and member of the Executive Leadership Team with global responsibilities for all aspects of the company?s medical, regulatory and safety activities. Following a time in private practice, he joined Pfizer in 1982 in New York, and then worked for ten years in the United Kingdom for both Pfizer and Glaxo where his responsibilities included supervising clinical research, regulatory affairs, data management and safety reporting. He returned to Pfizer in New York in 1996, where he held positions of increasing responsibility in clinical research and regulatory affairs and safety, culminating in the role of CMO. Dr. Feczko is board-certified in Internal Medicine and a specialist in Infectious Diseases. He has a B.Sc. degree from Loyola University Chicago, and an M.D. from the University of Illinois College of Medicine.