Susan Desmond-Hellmann, academic administrator, oncologist. Certified American Board Internal Medicine, in medical oncology. Member of American Academy Arts & Sciences, Institute Medicine.
Desmond-Hellmann, Susan was born in 1957.
Bachelor of Science in Pre-Medicine, University Nevada, Reno. Doctor of Medicine, University Nevada, Reno. Master in Public Health, University California, Berkeley.
Oncology residency University California, San Francisco. Associate director clinical cancer research Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute, 1993—1995. Clinical scientist Genentech, Inc., San Francisco, 1995-1996, senior director clinical science, vice president medical affairs, 1996, chief medical officer, 1996—1997, senior vice president development, 1997—1999, executive vice president development and product operations, 1999—2004, president product development, 2004—2009.
Chancellor University California, since 2009, Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock distinguished professor. Adjunct associate professor epidemiology and biostats University California, San Francisco. Visiting faculty Uganda Cancer Institute, 1991—1993.
Board directors Biotechnology Industry Organization, 2001—2009, Affymetrix Corporation, 2004—2009, The Procter & Gamble Company, since 2010, American Association Cancer Research, 2005—2008. Board trustees California Academy of Sciences, since 2008. Member economic advisory council Federal Reserve Bank San Francisco, since 2009.
Member of American Academy Arts & Sciences, Institute Medicine.
Named Woman of Year, Healthcare Businesswomen'sNamed Woman of Year, Healthcare Businesswomen's Association, 2006. Named one of The 50 Most Powerful Women in Business, Fortune magazine, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, The 100 Most Powerful Women in World, Forbes magazine, 2005, 2007, 2008, 50 Women to Watch, The Wall St. Journal, 2004, 2005, 2006, 50 Who Matter Now, CNNMoney.com Business 2.0, 2006. Named to Biotech Hall of Fame, 2007.