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David R. Parkinson, MD

  • President and Chief Executive Officer, ESSA Pharma, Inc.
  • Former SVP, Oncology Research and Development, Biogen Idec
  • Former VP, Oncology Development, Amgen
  • Former VP, Global Clinical Oncology Development, Novartis
  • Former Chief of the Investigational Drug Branch and Associate Director of the Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program, National Cancer Institute
  • Past Chairman, Biologics Advisory Committee, Food & Drug Administration

MD – University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Internship/Residency – ┬áRoyal Victoria Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Fellowship – Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Research Fellowship – New England Medical Center Hospital, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine