Ajeet Gajra MD MBBS, FACP
Chief Medical Officer
Cardinal Health
 

Current role: Serve as clinical lead in all biopharma and provider-facing solutions offered at Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions (CHSS). Key activities include real world evidence (RWE) research, clinic direction for regulatory, patient hub, and market access teams when interacting with biopharmaceutical, digital health and reference/ genomic laboratory clients. Provider-facing solutions include value based care, integration of technology and AI tools practice, adoption and impact of new therapies.

Experienced medical oncologist and hematologist, educator, clinical researcher and pharmaceutical consultant with expertise in real world evidence and all aspects clinical trials phase I-IV.

Leadership: Medical Director for Adult Medical Oncology/ Hematology at Upstate Cancer Center, OCM rollout, ASCO-QOPI.
Associate Director, Upstate Cancer Center, multidisciplinary tumor teams, clinical pathways.
Experienced educator with 7 years as Director of Fellowship in Oncology /Hematology Upstate Medical University.
Academic rank of Professor of Medicine. Continue to serve as voluntary faculty at my alma mater.
Clinical expertise in Lung cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, and GU oncology.
Research interests include Lung Cancer, Geriatric Oncology and health outcomes research. Over 100 peer reviewed publications and > 160 abstracts/presentations at scientific meetings.
Clinical trialist with PI experience in investigator initiated, pharmaceutical sponsored and cooperative group phase I-IV trials.

Medical Director, Oncology Clinical Research at ICON: Served as Global Lead Medical Monitor for multiple Phase I-III trials in solid tumors and heme malignancies with a focus on FIH studies, ACT (including CAR-T) and IO trials. SME in Oncology offering scientific review, protocol development as well as the strategic plan for a product or indication. Engaged in business development, client relations and work well in a cross-functional matrix team environment.