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Pharmaceutical executive , Physician

Joseph Oren, American pharmaceutical executive, physician. Diplomate American Board Allergy and Immunology, American Board Pediatrics. Fellow, Allergy Foundation American, 1970.


Oren, Joseph was born on March 24, 1932 in Albany, New York, United States. Son of Abraham and Jennie (Zak) Oren.


Bachelor, Cornell University, 1953. Doctor of Medicine, Cornell University, 1956.


Resident in pediat Rochester University, 1958—1959, 1961—1962. Fellow in allergy Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1962—1963. Fellow in immunology University Colorado, Denver, 1970—1971.

Practice medicine Honolulu, 1963—1970. Associate medical director Syntex Corporation, Palo Alto, California, 1971—1974, section head, 1974—1977, 1986—1988, department head, 1977—1979. Vice president clinical Schering Corporation, Kenilworth, New Jersey, 1979—1982.

Vice president clinical research Nelson Research and Development Company, Irvine, California, 1982—1986, Praxis Biologies Corporation, Rochester, 1988—1990. Senior director clinical affairs Fisons Corporation, 1990—1992. Founder, president Clinicom, Clinical Communications and Research Consultancy, Sonoma, California, since 1992.

Director medical affairs Arris Pharmaceutical, South San Francisco, California, since 1993. Lieutenant Commander United States Public Health Service, 1959-1961.


  • Diplomate American Board Allergy and Immunology, American Board Pediatrics.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Steering committee Democrats for McCarthy, Hawaii, 1968. Board directors Addiction Research Foundation, Palo Alto, 1977—1979. Member of American Medical Association, Royal Society Medicine (United Kingdom), American Thoracic Society, American Academy Allergy, American Academy Pediatrics, Alpha Omega Alpha, Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Joan Weiner, October 12, 1958 (divorced July 1970). Children: Leslie, Jonathan, Abraham, Tamara. Married Sonja Christine Barber, November 23, 1979.

Abraham Oren

Jennie (Zak) Oren

Joan Weiner

Sonja Christine Barber

Leslie Oren

Jonathan Oren

Abraham Oren

Tamara Oren