Paul Strumph, MD

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Consulting - Part Time CMO; Diabetes, Metabolism, and Endocrinology

Paul Strumph, MD has served on the Board of Directors of the College Diabetes Network since 2016 and the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America since 2020. At the latter he is the volunteer lead for the MGFA Registry, Chairs the Governance & Nominating Committee and received the 2022 Impact Award which recognizes a volunteer who has changed the trajectory of the MGFA. The winner of this ward has made an extraordinary impact on the organization through exceptional leadership, collaboration, innovation, and dedication to the MGFA

He is a consultant in Pharmaceutical Research and Development with over 25 years of experience in the field. Previous positions include: Chief Medical Officer at Metavant Sciences; Vice President, Clinical Development at Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, where he led global clinical development from early phase 2 work through successful NDA and MAA filings achieving EU approval of sotagliflozin, a first in class dual SGLT1 and SGLT2 inhibitor developed as an oral adjunct to insulin in type 1 diabetes; North American Regional Chief Medical Officer at Quintiles (now IQVIA), where he was also founder and Chair of the Diabetes Center of Excellence and served as Therapeutic Strategy Head for the Cardiovascular and Metabolic Therapy Area; and Chief Medical Officer at the non-profit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Earlier in his career, Paul held roles of increasing responsibility at GlaxoSmithKline, Merck KGaA/EMD, and Bristol Myers Squibb & Co.

Paul received his undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University, his M.D. with distinction inĀ research from the University of Rochester and completed residency training in Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Emory University. After completing two fellowships in Adult and Pediatric Endocrinology, he practiced adult and pediatric endocrinology for 6 years in Asheville, NC and served as a Clinical Associate Professor at UNC in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. Paul is one of only a handful of endocrinologists to be a diplomate of 2 specialty, and 2 subspecialty boards. Paul and Fran (Carroll) Strumph have been married since 1983 and live in Virginia. They have 2 children and two granddaughters. Paul has personal experience with chronic autoimmune diseases, as he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1966, and myasthenia gravis in 2019.