Dr. Jerome leads the Center for Industry Research Collaboration at Wake Forest Innovations, including Alliance Management, Preclinical Translational Services and Operational Medicine. His focus is to improve health by expediting industry’s access to specialized clinical and research capabilities of Wake Forest Baptist faculty and staff. His teams provide advanced surgical, technical and project management support that enables execution of industry-funded projects led by faculty.
Previously, Dr. Jerome held senior leadership roles at several contract research organizations (CROs), serving as co-founder and CEO of SkeleTech and most recently as Scientific Director at Numira. Dr. Jerome is a former Associate Professor of Comparative Medicine at Wake Forest School of Medicine.