Dean's Advisory Council member: John Darcy, MS '07, MA 10, PhD '14

John Darcy

John Darcy, MS '07, MA '10, PhD '14

Medical Science Liaison, Associate Director
Novartis Pharmaceuticals

John Darcy is a triple graduate degree recipient of Binghamton University (MS '07, MA '10, PhD '14) in biomedical and biological anthropology with research interests in infectious and chronic diseases in human populations. His 2014 dissertation, "Quaternary Lyme Disease: Symptomatology, Epidemiology and Anthropology of an Emerging Disease," investigated chronic aspects of Lyme disease in a cohort of patients mostly concentrated in New York and Pennsylvania. He also participated in animal vaccine research with the University of Pennsylvania Department of Biology during his doctoral training.

Darcy has more than 12 years of experience working in the biopharmaceutical industry and is currently employed in the U.S. Clinical Development and Medical Affairs Division at Novartis. He covers Pennsylvania, Delaware and Southern New Jersey where he lends nonpromotional medical and scientific support to the rheumatology and immunology communities for the subcutaneous biologic, secukinumab.

Darcy also holds an undergraduate degree from Penn State University and has many personal and professional ties to the Binghamton area and Binghamton University. He worked as a staff assistant in the Dean's Office of the Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science, and served as a volunteer at both United Health Services' Department of Pathology and the Garabed A. Fattal Community Free Clinic of the Binghamton Clinical Campus of Upstate Medical University.