For over 10 years, Josiah has been a leader in the field of personalized medicine. Josiah has led multiple scientific efforts including clinical research, product development, and clinical adoption and implementation for top-tier organizations. He is an author of over a dozen peer-reviewed publications in pharmacogenomics and has lectured extensively on clinical applications of pharmacogenomics to audiences of researchers, clinicians, and patients.
Josiah began his career working under Dr. David Mrazek, known as "the father of psychiatric pharmacogenomics," in the Mayo Clinic Department of Psychiatry & Psychology. As one of the founding members of Assurex Health, Josiah led scientific product development, clinical trial design, and medical information teams - helping to catapult Assurex's GeneSight test to become one of the fastest growing diagnostic tests in history. Most recently, he led medical affairs teams, clinical trial strategy, and reimbursement strategy as the director of medical affairs at OneOme, a pharmacogenomics company.
Josiah's received his bachelor's degree from Wheaton College (IL), completed graduate work in molecular genetics at the University of Cincinnati, and is completing his doctor of pharmacy degree at the University of Minnesota. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT), the Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC), and the Pharmacogenomics Research Network (PGRN).
“Tasked with the goal of educating clinicians, colleagues, and coworkers, Josiah had a tremendous ability to educate individuals of all experience levels. He distills complicated scientific information to an understandable and simplified format, while maintaining a high standard of scientific integrity. His passion and desire to excel and successfully reach company goals are contagious as he leads by example. I enthusiastically recommend Josiah.”
Michael Jablonski, PhD
Associate Director, Medical Affairs
“Josiah Allen is a biotechnology commercialization leader's most powerful resource; his medical and biological knowledge combined with his keen ability to assimilate complex scientific information into a simple, understandable concept is a rare skill that Josiah effortlessly performs on a daily basis. More importantly, he is a pleasure to interact with both professionally and personally. Josiah is a leader, scientist and people-person who consistently delivers measurable success and execution - these are rare qualities to find in one person.”
Global Marketing Manager
“Josiah has been a great source of clinical and basic science information...He is responsive and has an outstanding knowledge base of this very complex and rapidly changing field of pharmacogenomics. He has been a pleasure to get to know both personally and professionally.”