LumaBridge (formerly known as Cancer Insight), a clinical research organization (CRO) dedicated to discovering, developing, and testing emerging biotechnologies related to cancer therapies, welcomes a new chief medical officer, Alexander Stojadinovic, MD, MBA, MSc, FACS. He brings to LumaBridge his extensive experience in strategic planning, program development, team building, operations, and research and development.
Dr Alexander Stojadinovic has served as senior medical director in oncology clinical development at GlaxoSmithKline, as medical director of healthcare management services for Amerigroup Texas, and as a consulting surgical oncologist and healthcare executive. He was a founding partner of the Institute for Hyperthermic Regional Perfusion as well as 3rd Curve Healthcare. He was regional director of Bon Secours Cancer Institute in Virginia, and as a surgical oncology consultant, he continues to see patients and operate at Bon Secours Mercy Healthcare System’s Saint Mary’s Hospital.
Dr. Stojadinovic received his executive education in general management at the Harvard Business School. He completed a physician executive master’s of business administration (PEMBA) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and a master of science in regulatory science at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.
He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, where he received his medical degree and earned his professor of medicine and professor of surgery designations. He was recognized with multiple clinical excellence awards during his general surgical residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
While completing his surgical oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), he became the first recipient of the MSKCC Award for Excellence in Clinical Research. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Surgical Oncology, the Journal of Cancer, and Clinical Medicine Insights: Oncology and as the associate editor-in-chief of several other journals .
“We are thrilled to welcome Alex to the team,” said George E. Peoples, MD, FACS, founder, chief scientific officer, and executive chairman of LumaBridge. “His experience in patient care and oncology clinical development combined with his business background makes him a tremendous asset to LumaBridge.”