Paul Antony

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Paul Antony (born 1962) is Executive Director of Global Health Progress and the Chief Medical Officer for the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) serving as PhRMA’s principal advocate on all health care and medical policy issues [1].

Antony is board-certified in preventive medicine & public health and aerospace medicine. He received his MD and MPH degrees from the George Washington University School of Medicine and now serves on its faculty in the department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine [2].

Antony joined PhRMA after serving in the United States Navy as Flight Surgeon and senior medical officer for the Marine One Presidential Helicopter Squadron. Prior to attending medical school, Antony earned an MBA degree from Harvard Business School and worked for McKinsey & Company, where he specialized in post-merger integration within the health care and high technology industries [3].

Antony was a 1993-1994 White House Fellow serving in the Executive Office of the President [4]. He received his bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering from Johns Hopkins University[5] and spent five years developing new products for Hewlett-Packard and AT&T.

Antony is a pilot and continues to serve as a reserve officer in the U.S. Navy Medical Corps. He has served as aircrew in a variety of military aircraft including the F/A-18 Hornet, F-14 Tomcat, and EA-6B Prowler. Other military experience includes working aboard the nuclear aircraft carrier USS George Washington and overseas deployments to Iraq, Haiti, and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.[6]

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