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John Jenkins

Joined the Board in 2020. John earned his MD degree from the University of Tennessee - Memphis and completed his residency in Internal Medicine and his fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University.  After a brief stint in academic medicine, John worked at the US Food and Drug administration for 25 years. During John's last 15 years at FDA he was the Director of the Office of New drugs where he he supervised over 1000 healthcare professionals responsible for decisions for all new drug approvals for the US.  John currently is a Principal at Greenleaf Health where he assists companies pursuing FDA approval for innovative new drugs and biological products. John is also an independent director of Corbus Pharmaceuticals. Parent of Nicholas '21
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