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John Charles Alexander

John Charles Alexander, American pharmaceutical executive, preventive medicine physician. Lieutenant Commander United States Navy, 1972-1974. Member Drug Information Association (president, board directors), Alpha Omega Alpha.

Background

  • Alexander, John Charles was born on December 28, 1943 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, United States. Son of Charles John and Agnes (Maloney) Alexander.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, St. Francis College, Loretto, Pennsylvania, 1965. Doctor of Medicine, St. Louis University, 1970. Master in Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1972.

    Career

    • Intern Barnes Hospital/Washington University, St. Louis, 1970-1971. Resident in general preventive medicine State of Virginia/Medical College Virginia, Richmond, 1974-1976. Clinical research director Squibb Institute Medical Research, Princeton, New Jersey, 1976—1982, vice president cardiovascular clinical research, 1982-1986, senior vice president medical affairs, 1986-1990.

      Vice president research Bristol-Myers-Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute, 1990-1991. Senior vice president medical research Searle, Skokie, Illinois, 1991-1993, executive vice president medical research, 1993-1999. President Daiichi Sankyo Pharma Development, Edison, New Jersey, 1999—2009.

      Global head Research and Development Daiichi Sankyo Company Ltd., Tokyo, 2003—2009. Also. board directors. Chairman board Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., Parsippany, New Jersey, since 2008.

    Works

    • Patentee in field.

    Membership

    Lieutenant Commander United States Navy, 1972-1974. Member Drug Information Association (president, board directors), Alpha Omega Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Ann Kohler, July 19, 1969. Children: Laurel, Jennifer, Anna.
    • father: Charles John Alexander
    • mother: Agnes (Maloney) Alexander
    • spouse: Margaret Ann Kohler
    • children: Laurel Alexander
    • Jennifer Alexander
    • Anna Alexander
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    Born December 28, 1943
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1965
      St. Francis College
    • 1970
      St. Louis University
    • 1972
      Johns Hopkins University
    • 1970 - 1971
      Intern, Barnes Hospital/Washington University
    • 1974 - 1976
      resident, in general preventive medicine State of Virginia/Medical College Virginia
      Richmond, Virginia, United States
    • 1976 - 1982
      clinical research director, Squibb Institute Medical Research
      Princeton, New Jersey, United States
    • 1990 - 1991
      vice president, research Bristol-Myers-Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute
    • 1991 - 1993
      senior, vice president medical research Searle
      Skokie, Illinois, United States
    • 1999 - 2009
      president, Daiichi Sankyo Pharma Development
      Edison, New Jersey, United States
    • 2003 - 2009
      global head, Research and Development Daiichi Sankyo Company Limited
      Tokyo, Japan
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