Scott Rocklage Contributions to the Healthcare Management Industry

Scott Rocklage has been in the healthcare management industry for over three decades. Over those years, he has made great contributions to the industry. Through his strategic leadership skills, he spearheaded the approval of three drug applications (Omniscan, Teslascan, and Cubicin) in the U.S by the FDA. In 2003, Scott joined 5AM Ventures as a partner and in 2004 he was made a managing partner.

Skills and Experience

During the years he has been in the healthcare management industry, Scott Rocklage has held various positions for different firms. Read more: Scott Racklage | Crunchbase

He once served as the Cubist Pharmaceuticals CEO and chairman, the president and CEO of Nycomed Salutar, and R&D positions at Catalytica and Salutar. Learn more about Scott Rocklage:

Scott has also served on various boards such as the Relypsa where he was the board chairman. Currently, he is the board chairman for Kinestral, Rennovia, Epitus, Pulmatrix, and Cidara.

Achievements and Education Background

Throughout his career, Scott Rocklage has realized many achievements. The most notable is the co-partnering in over 30 patents in the U.S. He has also published over 100 publications all of which are peer-reviewed.

For his education, Scott attended the University of California, Berkeley where he received a B.S in Chemistry. For his Ph.D. in Chemistry, Scott Rocklage attended MIT where he used the laboratory of 2005 Nobel Prize in Chemistry winner, Richard R. Schrock to conduct his research.

Personal Life and Advice to the World

You would think that Scott Rocklage is successful in his career because he has all his days well planned ahead. Surprisingly, he revealed in an interview that he doesn’t have a typical day but instead handles issues depending on priorities.

Some days he is working with the company’s management team, studying new areas of life science, while other days he is either preparing or attending the company’s board meetings.

Through sharing of ideas with entrepreneurs such as business executives, physicians, and scientists, Scott can help in shaping their ideas into potential medical solutions to treat unmet medical needs. Most importantly, Scott attributes his success to his ability to manage time, prioritize, and follow his calendar.

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