God and the Healthcare Entrepreneur
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Dr. Eric Edwards joins Dr. Mike Chupp on this week’s CMDA Matters podcast to discuss his unique story about his journey into healthcare as a physician as well as how God used his food allergies to work through him to become a healthcare entrepreneur.
Meet Our Guest
Eric Edwards, PhD, MD, is co-founder and chief executive officer of Phlow Corp., a pioneering public benefit pharmaceutical corporation. As CEO, Dr. Edwards has assembled a world-class team committed to providing a solution to the broken essential medicines supply chain and over-reliance on foreign manufacturers for our nation’s highest priority medicines. Dr. Edwards was previously co-founder of Kaléo, Inc. a pharmaceutical company in Richmond, Virginia. Dr. Edwards is the co-inventor of multiple marketed products, including AUVI-Q, an epinephrine auto-injector for the treatment of allergic emergencies (anaphylaxis), is named on over 215 issued and patent-pending applications and is a published author on numerous scientific publications. Dr. Edwards obtained his BS in biology, his PhD in the pharmaceutical sciences, and Doctor of Medicine degrees at Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Edwards also continues to serve his community by volunteering on a local rescue squad, including responding to 911 calls and training paramedics in pre-hospital emergency care. He is very active in the entrepreneurship/start-up community, serving on several boards, as well as the local Richmond CMDA Council, passionate about supporting the campus ministry that provided him so much love and support during his medical school education. He lives with his wife Autum and three children, and he is truly humbled to serve alongside the amazing Christian healthcare professionals as a trustee of CMDA.