Dr. Steven Labkoff is a global medical leader with a track record of developing cutting edge strategies towards new healthcare delivery models. He is currently Chief Data Officer at the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. He rejoined the MMRF after a 22-year career in healthcare informatics for the Life Science Industry where he worked on a wide array of issues ranging from the secondary uses of healthcare data for Life Sciences, health information technology policy, Big Data and analytics and medical affairs. He was Vice President of Life Sciences at Intelligent Medical Objects focused on leveraging medical vocabularies, ontologies, and terminologies for Life Science customers.
Dr. Labkoff was Executive Director, R&D Informatics and Head of Strategic Programs in AstraZeneca’s Research & Development Information Department where he led groups on Real World Evidence and Payer Evidence, Personalized Medicine and Biomarkers and Clinical Trials Design and Interpretation, dedicated to leveraging healthcare data for the development of ethical pharmaceuticals. His extensive background also includes being senior member of Deloitte Consulting’s Healthcare Informatics and Life Sciences Practice, 13 years with Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Medical Informatics. Dr. Labkoff’s cardiology training was at the University for Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey; his medical training at the University of Pittsburgh and at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP), the American College of Medical Informatics (FACMI), and the American Medical Informatics Association (FAMIA).
In addition to the accomplishments highlighted above, Steve is an award winning photographer