Gary Phillips , M.D., M.B.A.


Dr. Phillips, the President and Chief Executive Officer of OrphoMed, Inc. since 2018, joined the Aldeyra board of directors in 2009. He served as Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer at Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals plc from 2013 to 2018 and held the dual roles of president, U.S. surgical and pharmaceuticals and global head of pharmaceuticals at Bausch & Lomb. He has served as the head of global health at the World Economic Forum in Geneva. Previously, he was president of Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (now Indivior). He has also held executive roles at Merck KGaA, Novartis and Wyeth (now Pfizer). He was a healthcare strategy managing consultant at Towers Perrin (now Willis Towers Watson) and a medical officer with the United States Navy, from which he was honorably discharged as a lieutenant commander. Dr. Phillips was educated at the University of Pennsylvania, where he received an M.D. (Alpha Omega Alpha) from the School of Medicine, an M.B.A. from the Wharton School, and B.A. (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) in biochemistry from the College of Arts and Sciences. He completed postgraduate medical education at Naval Medical Center San Diego and maintains an active medical license.