initiated the Nichols Institute Clinical Studies Center
(later to become Quest Diagnostics Clinical Trials) and directed the program from 1990 driving a cumulative total of more than a half a billion dollars in sales.
During his tenure as Vice President at Nichols, and later Quest Diagnostics, Dr. Bacharach had full P&L responsibility for the Clinical Trials program and oversaw operational management, information technology, and U.S. and international market development.
developed strong strategic alliances with major pharmaceutical and biotechnology sponsors, concentrating in the areas of oncology, cardiology and infectious disease, and lead the introduction of new technologies into the clinical trials laboratory, with a major focus on molecular diagnostics.
He began his clinical career in 1976 at the University of Rochester Medical Center first as the Assistant Director and later as the Director of the Clinical Chemistry Laboratories.
He also served as Professor and Head of the Department of Clinical Sciences at the Rochester Institute of Technology.
has had over three decades of experience in the clinical laboratory arena including extensive support of the therapeutic drug development process.
After leaving academia he established and directed the Pharmaceutical Testing Services at Med-Chek Laboratories.
Dr. Bacharach received B.Sc. degrees in chemistry and biochemistry from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa and a Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry from UCLA.