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Stephen DeCherney, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Chapel Hill, NC, USA

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Stephen DeCherney, MD, MPH, is Professor of Medicine and former Professor (Adjunct) of Business in the Kenan-Flagler School of Business, at University of North Carolina. Stephen is board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism and was named as one of the Best Doctors in America.

Earlier in his career, Stephen was the CEO of Health Decisions, Inc. and now serves on their Board of Directors. Health Decisions is a full-service CRO specializing in clinical studies of therapeutics for women’s health. He also served as President, Global CRO at Quintiles Transnational Corporation and was an Independent Director of Theorem Clinical Research Company.

Currently, Stephen serves on the Board of KNOW Bio, a subsidiary of Novan that develops and produces nitric oxide-based therapies, and the Board of Directors of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights. He also serves as a Trustee of the University of Delaware Research Foundation and the Christiana Care Health System, and is a US Representative for the William Harvey Research Foundation, Queen Mary University, London. Previously, Stephen was a Board Member of Symyx Corporation, also serving on their Audit Committee. He was a senior advisor to the London Genetics Company, Member of the Farmer Food Share Board of Trustees and Chairman of their Finance Subcommittee.

Stephen graduated with a BA in Biology from Columbia College of Columbia University, New York, where he was awarded the Columbia College Alumni Achievement Award granted to the “Senior Adjudged Most Outstanding in Qualities of Mind, Character, and Service to the College”. He earned his MD from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia and his MPH, Healthcare Policy and Management, from Columbia University School of Public Health.

Stephen DeCherney, MD, MPH’s Background

University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC, USA
The University of North Carolina is the oldest public university in the US
Health Decisions Inc
CEO & Board Director
Durham, NC, USA
Health Decisions is a full-service CRO specializing in clinical studies of therapeutics for women’s health indications and studies of diagnostics for all therapeutic areas.
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Current Board Positions

University of Delaware Research Foundation
Newark, DE, USA
University of Delaware Research Foundation supports high-quality engineering and scientific research projects, with grants given mainly in the fields of engineering and the natural and physical sciences.
Anagenesis Capital Partners
Executive Advisor
New York, NY, USA
Anagenesis Capital Partners is an investment firm focused on making investments in leading middle market healthcare and consumer companies across North America.
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Previous Board Positions

Theorem Clinical Research Company (Chiltern)
Independent Director
London, UK
Chiltern, a leading global contract research organization acquired Theorem Clinical Research, strengthening its position as the largest mid-sized provider of comprehensive, clinical development services.
Symyx Corporation (3DS Biovia)
Member of the Board & Audit Committee
Symyx Corporation, is now part of Biovia, which provides a scientific environment for advanced chemical, biological and materials experiences to help science develop higher quality products faster and more cost effectively.
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RFK / Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights
Member of the Board of Directors
New York, NY, USA
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, founded in 1968, is led by human rights activist and lawyer Kerry Kennedy and advocates for a more just and peaceful world. Working alongside local activists to ensure lasting positive change in governments and corporations, the RFK team includes leading attorneys, advocates, entrepreneurs and writers united by a commitment to social justice.
Christiana Care Health System
Wilmington, DE, USA
Christiana Care Health System is a not-for-profit health system that believes that the key to providing truly great health care is to partner with patients and their families, building a system of care that is effective, affordable and valuable to everyone.

Public Service

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William Harvey Research Foundation, Queen Mary University
US Representative
London, UK
The William Harvey Research Institute is a leader in world-class research in cardiovascular, inflammatory and endocrine diseases.

Stephen DeCherney, MD, MPH’s Education

Columbia University
MPH, Healthcare Policy & Management
1996 - 1998
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