Advisory Board Member Profile 2018
Eric S. Cantor
Vice President, Global Medical Affairs
Areas of Expertise
Driving Innovation with Big Data
Life is always filled with opportunities, though they sometimes hide behind a mask; the key, is to be ready and open to them when they come your way!
Eric Scott Cantor MD has never shied away from an opportunity or a challenge, is an optimist by nature with a passion for people and education with a burning desire to make a difference.
Eric joined AbbVie’s Oncology Medical team in 2018, with over twenty years of experience leading teams of medical specialists focused on drug research and scientific communications. Prior to coming to AbbVie, Eric was Vice President Global Medical Affairs at Amicus Therapeutics and Aptalis Pharma (now Allergan), Head of Medical and Professional Services at GE Healthcare Medical Diagnostics, and MSL/US Team Leader at Pfizer, Inc. Eric was Assistant Professor of Medicine and Nephrology at the George Washington University School of Medicine, has published in areas of AIDS Nephropathy, Hematuria, Chronic Renal Failure, Diabetes, Cystic Fibrosis, Epidermolysis Bullosa, Fabry Disease and Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis, is a frequently requested speaker on research methodology, leadership and pharmaceuticals, quoted in the media from US to Dubai, and listed in Who’s Who in America.
Eric received his MD and subspecialty training in Nephrology from the George Washington University School of Medicine, was Board Certified in Internal Medicine and recognized as honorary Fellow by the American College of Physicians. Eric also holds a Certificate of Management & Leadership from the Kellogg Graduate School of Business, received a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of SD and a B.A. in Psychology from Boston University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa with Distinction in Research.
Eric currently resides in Montclair, NJ, is married to his husband, Nick, enjoys swimming, bicycling, photography, theatrical production and art collecting in his spare time. Eric can be reached through linkedin.com/in/ericscottcantor.