Dr. Galloway joins Diffusion from La Jolla Pharmaceuticals, where he has served as senior medical director – medical affairs in critical care since August 2018. Among his duties at La Jolla, he chaired and oversaw investigator-initiated and collaborative research programs. Prior to La Jolla, he was medical director for global clinical development at the immuno-oncology company Rakuten Medical from 2016 to 2018. At Rakuten, he was involved in protocol and synopsis design, and trial execution from Phase 1 through Phase 3 in multiple indications. Previously, he was a medical affairs director for Merck focused on immunotherapy, allergy and asthma, and served as medical director and principal investigator for DaVita Clinical Research, a contract research organization. Dr. Galloway received his MD degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, and was a resident in emergency medicine at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. He received a BA in biology from the University of Texas at Austin, and is licensed to practice medicine in Colorado and Texas. Dr. Galloway is a Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Diplomate with the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians.