John (Jack) C. Bloom, VMD, PhD
President, Bloom Consulting Services, LLC
Consultant, Office of the Center Director, FDA
Adjunct Professor of Pathology,
Purdue University and University of Pennsylvania
John C. Bloom holds a B.S. degree in biology from the University of Pittsburgh and doctorates in veterinary medicine and experimental hematology from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his postdoctoral training at Jefferson Medical College in hematology/oncology and served on the Faculty of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine as Chief, Clinical Laboratory Medicine, before joining Smith Kline & French Laboratories as Associate Director of Pathology. He later joined Lilly Research Laboratories as Head, Clinical Pathology, in the Toxicology Division, and subsequently moved to the Medical Division, where he established the departments of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Experimental Medicine and Clinical Diagnostic Services. As Distinguished Medical Fellow (Executive Director), Diagnostic and Experimental Medicine, he was responsible for routine laboratory, ECG, imaging and specimen banking support for global clinical development; and novel clinical biomarker discovery, validation and application in the Division of Translational Medicine and Pharmacogenomics. Dr. Bloom is a past president of the American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology; has authored several manuscripts, chapters, reviews and texts on toxicology and clinical biomarkers in drug development; and served on committees sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine, Society of Toxicologic Pathology and PhRMA. Upon his retirement from Lilly in 2009 he established Bloom Consulting Services, LLC and has been appointed Consultant, Office of the Center Director, FDA. In the latter capacity he serves on Drug Advisory Committees and special FDA/NIH project assignments. Dr. Bloom serves on several Scientific Advisory Committees for pharmaceutical, diagnostic and pharmaceutical services companies and holds adjunct academic appointments at the University of Pennsylvania and Purdue University.