Vice President, Clinical Research Chief Medical O
Diabetes and endocrinology
United States of America
Dr. Baron joined Intarcia in March 2012 as Vice President, Clinical Research and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Baron is recognized throughout the industry as an accomplished physician in clinical drug development and medical affairs with deep expertise in cardiovascular, endocrinology and metabolic diseases. Prior to joining Intarcia, Dr. Baron was Vice President, Diabetes U.S. at sanofi-aventis, where her responsibilities included the design and commercialization of a U.S. Diabetes Patient Solutions platform and the assessment of business development opportunities and strategic partnerships for the U.S. Diabetes Division. Prior to that, Dr. Baron spent ten years at Novartis, ending her tenure there as Senior Medical Director, Diabetes Section of the Cardiovascular and Metabolism U.S. Clinical Development and Medical Affairs group. There, she led the team responsible for the planning, execution, monitoring and safe conduct of phase 2-4 diabetes and cardiovascular clinical trials and was a core member of the team designing and executing the clinical development, registration and commercialization strategies for Galvus® for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. She previously served as Program Director of the Endocrinology and Metabolism Fellowship Program, the Director of the Osteoporosis Diagnostic Center, and Fellow at the SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, and as an Attending Physician in the Department of Medicine at Kings County Medical Center.
She continues to serve as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine's Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at SUNY. She received her M.D. from Howard University College of Medicine, her B.A. from The Johns Hopkins University and did her postgraduate training in Internal Medicine at Emory University. She is a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinologists, a Diplomate of the American Board of Endocrinology and Metabolism, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine.