PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (Soligenix or the Company), (OTC Bulletin Board: SNGX), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today that Robert J. Rubin, MD, has been appointed to its Board of Directors.
Dr. Rubin has had a distinguished career in the healthcare industry and government. Among his industry positions, Dr. Rubin served as president of the national health policy and management consulting firm The Lewin Group, Inc. (purchased by Quintiles Transnational Corp. in 1996), and its predecessor organizations, from 1987 to 2001. He also served as Medical Director of ValueRx, a pharmaceutical benefits company. Among his government positions, Dr. Rubin served as Assistant Surgeon General in the United States Public Health Service, as well as the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). In this capacity, he served as the primary public policy advisor to the DHHS Secretary, particularly in the areas of healthcare, welfare, social security and social services. Currently, he is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University's School of Medicine, a position he has held since 1995. He is also a practicing nephrologist and serves as a consultant to several large international healthcare companies.
Throughout his career, Dr. Rubin has published extensively and served on numerous boards. Dr. Rubin currently serves as Chair of the Research Council of the Institute for Health Technology Studies, as well as on their Board. Dr. Rubin earned his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College.
"We welcome Dr. Rubin to the Board of Soligenix," stated Christopher J. Schaber, PhD, President and CEO of Soligenix. "Dr. Rubin brings deep and diverse commercial and business healthcare policy expertise to Soligenix. Additionally, his significant experience with mergers and acquisitions will be useful to us in both pro
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