ABOUT JOSEPH GULFO

Joseph V. Gulfo, MD, MBA, is the author of The Care Quotient: Transforming Business Through People (September 2016) and Innovation Breakdown: How the FDA and Wall Street Cripple Medical Advances (June 2014). He is Executive Director of the Lewis Center for Healthcare Innovation and Technology at Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) where he is spearheading the Initiative for Patient-Centered Innovation and serves as a Professor of Health Sciences. He is a Senior Fellow at The Progressive Policy Institute and author of a Mercatus white paper, The Proper Role of the FDA for the 21st Century. He teaches graduate cancer biology and maintains a cancer biology blog.

Dr. Gulfo has more than 25 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. In 2012, he received the American Business Awards’ Maverick of the Year Award and was an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist. Prior to this, he served as President & CEO of MELA Sciences (2004-2013) and was Chairman of the Board (2011-2013). He recently testified in front of the Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee on “Connecting Patients to New and Potential Life Saving Treatments” and his work has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CNBC, US News & World Report, and other national publications. He is a regular contributor to The Hill and is a National Science Foundation I-Corps Grant Reviewer.

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NEWS AND MEDIA

Tonic: The FDA Might Pull The Only Treatment for a Rare Form of Muscular Dystrophy by Annamarya Scaccia

Apr 19 2017|0 Comments

Advocates understand that eteplirsen is not a cure-all for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. But it's a start for a condition that has no cure. Joseph Gulfo, a biopharmaceutical expert and outspoken critic of the FDA drug approval [...]

Pinkerton: What Trump’s ‘Great Healthcare Plan for the People’ Might Look Like via Breitbart News

Apr 3 2017|0 Comments

... So here’s one idea, from Dr. Joseph V. Gulfo, MD, of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Lewis Center for Healthcare Innovation and Technology.  In an interview, Gulfo summed up his idea in two words: wearable technology.  That [...]

STAT News: Trump considers an entrepreneur with sweeping reform plans to run the FDA by Sheila Kaplan

Mar 28 2017|0 Comments

WASHINGTON — Two weeks ago, Dr. Joseph Gulfo ran a panel at the Biotech Showcase in San Francisco titled, “The Trump Administration: What to expect from the FDA.” He left out one key detail: He may end up [...]

The Hill: FDA critic on Trump’s shortlist to head agency by Sarah Chacko

Mar 27 2017|0 Comments

(This story previously appeared in The Hill Extra) Former biotech executive Joseph Gulfo has been offering the Trump administration advice on how it could reshape the Food and Drug Administration. It seems the administration likes what he [...]

THE CARE QUOTIENT

CARING IS THE SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT CHARACTER TRAIT NEEDED TO DRIVE BUSINESS SUCCESS AND EMPLOYEE FOLLOWSHIP.

Selfless caring is based on a moral belief system that demands that principles and truth are your highest goals and that taking personal responsibility is your defining quality. Selfless caring drives you to leave people and circumstances better than you found them. It is a virtually limitless source of energy that fuels tireless preparation and incessant trial and error and personal reinvention.

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