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Scott McConnell, Pharm.D.

Vice President, Medical Affairs
Scott graduated with a Pharm.D. from Creighton University. He then completed a one-year Pharmacotherapy Residency and a two-year Infectious Diseases Fellowship. He served on faculty at both the University of Arkansas and Creighton University Pharmacy Schools, teaching infectious diseases and oncology with clinical practice sites in bone marrow transplantation, oncology/hematology and infectious disease. In 2006 he joined Cubist and remained at Cubist (acquired by Merck) until 2015. During his tenure at Cubist he spent time in a number of areas within medical affairs, including a number of leadership roles. Following Cubist worked at Chiasma and later at Alkermes (both as a Senior Director Medical Affairs) and was responsible for leading a number of areas within Medical Affairs. In 2019 he started consulting with Kaleido Biosciences building out their Scientific and Medical Affairs function and in July of 2019 he rejoined Chiasma as the VP of Medical Affairs and is currently rebuilding that function.