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David Kriesel

Executive Director of Medical Affairs

David Kriesel, Executive Director of Medical Affairs, joined Aries Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in October 2016.  David has close to 20 years of medical and scientific affairs experience in both established and emerging pharmaceutical companies.  He has worked in all stage of clinical drug development and commercialization.  Prior to joining Aries, David served as Senior Director of Scientific Affairs for Santarus, Inc. for 9.5 years. During this time period, David developed and lead the field medical team and provided leadership across medical affairs in the areas of gastrointestinal diseases, diabetes, and other specialty markets.  In addition to Santarus, David also worked with Prometheus Laboratories, GlaxoSmithKline, and Bristol-Myers Squibb in the areas of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal diseases, and more.  David received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of Arizona and completed a post-graduate residency in managed care pharmacy.