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Medical management, clinical research, medical writing

Morristown, New Jersey, 07962, United States
January 11, 2018

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Alan Kelsey, M.D.

*** ********* ******, ***** **** ~ Morristown, NJ 07962 ~ 908-***-**** ~


Health Care Business & Clinical Operations Manager

Manager of Clinical Research Trials

Manager of Pharmaceutical Research

Dr. Kelsey is a forward-thinking and highly accomplished Senior Health Care Executive who has had a career in results oriented, high-profile leadership roles by managing key business functions, clinical operations, and clinical trials. He is a proven leader, managing top-performing clinical and research teams to achieve ambitious business goals. He has numerous peer-revised publications in leading journals and has made many presentations to professional audiences. Dr. Kelsey has a proven track record of developing new lines of business and building revenue streams, while maximizing operational efficiencies. He has extensive pharmaceutical research experience as a Principal Investigator on over 50 multi-phase clinical trials in development of new drugs (Terazol, anti-inflammatory eye drops), new uses for drugs (Duloxetine for fibromyalgia), new vaccines (LymeRix, Gardisil, Menveo), new combined vaccines (TwinRix) and medical devices (new office HbA1C and chem-12 machines). He possesses a unique blend of business and financial acumen, clinical expertise, administrative responsibilities, and research experience, particularly within start-up ventures or expansion of existing business operations. Significant experience in the launch of start-up ventures and expanding existing business operations.

Research and Development Manager New Product Development Policy & Procedure Development Hiring and Team Building Manager Revenue Driven Orientation FDA Audits Regulatory Compliance & Management Contract Management/ Negotiations Start-Up Settings Protocol Development/ Study Design Data Collection and Analysis Quality Control/ Assurance Operations Management Budget & Resource Management Project & Program Management Communication/ Medical Writing Presentations & Public Speaking Insurance Coding & Billing New Business Development Conflict Management & Resolution Goal Attainment


Whitehouse Station Family Medicine, Whitehouse Station, NJ 1982 2017

Chief Executive Officer, Principal Investigator for Clinical Research Trials

Opened family practice and set up all business functions and clinical operations. Grew practice from the ground up with no revenue and no patients to annual revenues of $1.8 million and approximately 15,000 patients. Managed all aspects of daily business and clinical operations, including marketing, advertising, human resources, hiring, customer service, employee benefits, budget management, policy and procedure development, quality control, new business development and capital improvement projects. Led team of 40 staff members in delivering high-quality patient care. Significant oncology and rheumatology experience.

Integrated organization into Hunterdon Healthcare Partners Integrated Delivery System, resulting in enhanced insurance contract negotiations and improved healthcare quality.

Spearheaded Patient Centered Medical Home transformation to earn a top-tier insurance designation, resulting in dramatic growth in revenues and annual revenues.

Created physician-patient discussion groups and post-hospital care management to meet needs of patients.

Launched Research Center, enabling practice to attract over 50 multi-phase clinical trials from leading pharmaceutical companies such as Merck, Glaxo-Smith-Kline, Pfizer and Allergan.

Enrolled Center in studies involving vaccines, disease states, new medications and new medical devices.

Served as Principal Clinical Investigator and acted as liaison between center and pharmaceutical administration.

Developed study protocols, enrolled participants, negotiated contracts, managed budgets and led study teams.

Reported to the Institutional Review Board.

Exceeded expectations for Lyme Vaccine study with 1,200 enrollees and was high enroller in other studies.

Completed successful comprehensive FDA audit.


Writing and Presentations:

Co-authored lead article that appeared in New England Journal of Medicine on Lyme vaccine study.

Wrote healthcare articles for The Hunterdon County Democrat newspaper.

Delivered presentations to large audiences.

Executed television and radio interviews.

Edited Family Practice Tribune magazine.

Screened video programming for Healthcasts Network.

Medical Director:

Created a hospital outpatient fitness center, Hunterdon Health and Wellness Center and served as director from 1997-2016. Worked closely with hospital administrators to develop the initial business plans. Wrote medical protocols, screened all applicant's health records for exercise clearance, recommended and helped implement new programs, created health care policies, attended Board meetings, and delivered presentations to audiences of all sizes on various health topics. Success of this new facility led to a second facility opening 2 years later.

Chairman of Hunterdon Healthcare Partners:

Helped to create and later elected to serve as chairman of this large, multi-specialty Integrated Delivery System which entered into agreements with 150 physicians and Hunterdon Medical Center. This organization improved quality metrics and leveraged negotiation outcomes with health insurers, resulting in better contracts. Also entered into agreements with several Accountable Care Organizations such as Aetna, Blue Cross / Blue Shield, which provided significant cost savings and increased revenues.

Leadership Roles:

Held several additional key leadership roles, including: Medical Advisor for Hunterdon Home Health Services, Chief of Medical Staff, Chair of Family Practice Department, Chair of Family Practice Obstetrical Department, Chief Resident, and member of Board of Trustees.


Rutgers University, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

Doctor of Medicine

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

B.A., Biology and English, Cum Laude

Board Certified in Family Medicine

Medical License, State of New Jersey

Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians

DEA Certification

CDS Certification


American Academy of Family Physicians


Rutgers / Robert Wood Johnson Volunteer Teaching Award


Feed the Needy for American and African children

Sponsorship of impoverished child in El Salvador

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