Title: Chief Medical Officer
Company: Springgate Biotechnology Consultants
Location: Guilford, Connecticut, United States
Clark Springgate, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer of Springgate Biotechnology Consultants, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Health Care Professionals for dedication, achievements, and leadership in health care and immuno-oncology.
Since 2003, Dr. Springgate has excelled as the chief medical officer of oncology and immunology clinical development and regulatory affairs with Springgate Biotechnology Consultants in Guilford, Connecticut. Prior to this role, he worked as the chief medical officer of oncology clinical development and regulatory affairs with Glycogenesys Inc. in Boston, Massachusetts, from 1999 to 2003. Dr. Springgate garnered further experience as the director and founder of the clinical research center at the New Britain General Hospital, a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, from 1995 to 1998. From 1994 to 1995, he was the vice president of clinical and regulatory affairs and chief medical officer of immunology and oncology with the National Medical Research Corporation.
With decades of professional experience, Dr. Springgate served as the vice president of SCICOR in Indianapolis, Indiana, from 1988 to 1989. From 1989 to 1994, he was the medical director, senior scientific and regulatory consultant, and vice president of product development with a clinical research group in Englewood, New Jersey. Dr. Springgate is board certified in clinical pathology through the American Board of Pathology. He is also a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners and holds a medical license with the Connecticut Department of Public Health.
In preparation for his career, Dr. Springgate earned a Bachelor of Arts in biology from Boston University. He was a National Science Foundation predoctoral fellow with Boston College from 1968 to 1972 and graduated from the institution with a Doctor of Philosophy in biochemistry and molecular biology in 1972. From 1971 to 1975, he was a clinical research fellow in oncogenic tumor viruses and carcinogenesis with the Fox Chase Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine. From 1976 to 1981, Dr. Springgate was an assistant professor of microbiology at the Tulane University School of Medicine. In 1983, he graduated with honors from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine with a Doctor of Medicine. Following this accomplishment, he completed an immunohematology postgraduate fellowship, a clinical pathology fellowship, and a residency with the Tulane University School of Medicine’s Tulane Medical Center.
Dr, Springgate is notably proud of his wife, Diane Louise Rotnam, PhD, who is an esteemed psychotherapist with her own private practice and formerly worked as a faculty member at Yale Medical School for more than 20 years. Since 1988, he has shared his knowledge as a consulting physician providing second opinions. Dr. Springgate is also the recipient of the Marquis Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award.
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