Joseph Bailes, MD
Dr. Bailes is a medical oncologist with substantial experience in clinical practice, legislation, public policy, advocacy and business. For nearly two decades, he served in various executive leadership capacities for the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), including terms as President, Interim Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, and Chair of the ASCO Government Relations Council. He has spent the last decade advising and consulting in the biopharmaceutical industry for a number of companies including Telik, Kite, Lilly, and G1. Dr. Bailes has many years of experience in the practice of oncology in the private sector as a former partner in Texas Oncology, P.A., the largest oncology practice group in the country, and as a founding member of Physician Reliance Network (PRN), one of the corporate predecessors to US Oncology, Inc. Dr. Bailes served as President of PRN Research, where he oversaw clinical trials and drug development activities. Subsequently, he was Executive Vice President for Clinical Affairs with US Oncology, and has served on several Boards of Directors within the pharmaceutical and banking industries. Dr. Bailes received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, followed by his internship and residency at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas. He completed his Medical Oncology/Hematology Fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Additionally, Dr. Bailes has served as Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center.