Senior Clinical Consultant
Dr. Patriarca has acquired diverse skills and competencies during his 25+ year professional career. While at the Center for Disease Control of the U.S. Government, he was an accomplished field and clinical investigator, with ~100 peer-reviewed journal publications, and was a major contributor to immunization programs and policy promulgated through the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). While at the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) he directed activities related to the research, regulatory and public health aspects of licensed and investigational viral vaccines and served as FDA liaison representative to the American Academy of Pediatrics' Committee on Infectious Diseases ("Redbook Committee"). As Division Director, Dr. Patriarca also ensured the quality and consistency of CMC and clinical reviews, actively participated in sponsor meetings, and was intimately involved with regulatory decisions and policy affecting the development and approval of numerous investigational products. While at MedImmune, Dr. Patriarca was responsible for regulatory strategy and compliance oversight for all infectious disease-, immunology- and oncology-related programs, and was a member of key strategic and commercial operations committees.