Innovations in Eye Care to Expand Access for Vulnerable Populations, via Improve Healthcare Podcast
Check out Dr. George Magrath on the Improve Healthcare podcast : Innovations in Eye Care to Expand Access for Vulnerable Populations
Dr. George Magrath is CEO and a board-certified Ophthalmologist. He has worked in the clinical research industry for 5 years. George worked previously worked at Hovione, LLC Edison Investment Research Limited Medical University of South Carolina prior to joining Lexitas in August 2020. He received a Bachelor of Science in biological chemistry from Clemson University and his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. He then stayed on at the Medical University of South Carolina to complete an internship in General Surgery and a residency in Ophthalmology. Finally, he completed a fellowship in ocular oncology at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. Upon completion of fellowship he returned to the Medical University where he served as the Chief of the University’s Ocular Trauma Service. He has 24 peer reviewed publications and has presented at multiple national and regional conferences. In addition to his medical degree he holds an MBA from The Citadel and a Masters in Applied Economics from Johns Hopkins University. He worked as an equity analyst at Edison Investments Research prior to transitioning to drug development as the Medical Director at Hovione. At Hovione for the past 5 years, Dr. Magrath managed the clinical development of assets in dermatology, ophthalmology, and inhalation. When he is not working, George enjoys hanging out with his wife and kids.