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Pindaros Roy Vagelos is the former president and CEO and chairman of the multinational pharmaceutical giant Merck.
Vagelos earned an M.D. from Columbia University in 1954. As a Columbia University Medical School trained surgeon and biochemist, Vagelos obtained a two-year assignment as a research physician at the National Institutes of Health (1956-1966). He was associated with Massachusetts General Hospital, Washington University and the Washington University School of Medicine (1966-1975) before joining Merck, Sharp & Dohme Research Laboratories in Rahway (president 1976-1984). The author of more than 100 scientific papers, Vagelos has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences and the American Philosophical Society.
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