Dr. John Wilkerson

Dr. Wilkerson co-founded Galen in 1990. Dr. Wilkerson has focused on healthcare throughout his career, beginning as a Group Product Director for Ortho Diagnostics Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company. He was with Smith Barney as a Vice President specializing in medical analysis and research before moving to Channing, Weinberg & Co., Inc. in 1980 - the firm he purchased and turned into The Wilkerson Group, a leading healthcare consultancy sold to IBM. Dr. Wilkerson currently serves on the Board of Directors of several of Galen's privately held portfolio companies as well as Quotient Diagnostics, a public company. Dr. Wilkerson is the immediate past Chairman of Atlantic Health Systems, a New Jersey hospital system, is a trustee and former President of the Museum of American Folk Art, and a member of the Smithsonian National Board. He also serves on the advisory board of the Berman Institute for Bioethics at Johns Hopkins University. He earned a Ph.D. from Cornell University and is a member of the Cornell University Council and immediate past Chairman of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences advisory board.

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