Vice President, Medical Affairs
Jay Braxton, Pharm.D., has served as the Vice President of Medical Affairs since July 2021. Dr. Braxton joined Castle in 2012 as a Regional Business Director managing the sales team and was promoted to Senior Regional Business Director in 2019. During his tenure in sales, he received two consecutive Circle of Excellence awards in 2018 and 2019, which is the company’s top sales and sales management award. At the end of 2019, Dr. Braxton accepted the role of Executive Director, Medical Affairs, prior to being promoted to his current position in 2021. Dr. Braxton has over 19 years in sales in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and diagnostics industries, and over 14 years in sales management. In his current role, Dr. Braxton leads a team of 14 medical science liaisons responsible for supporting the sales department, managing key opinion leaders, developing advisory boards and medical education opportunities, and working closely with the marketing, R&D and the clinical research teams on overall company strategy.
Prior to joining Castle, Dr. Braxton was a Regional Business Director with Cell Therapeutics Oncology in the Hematology/Lymphoma therapeutic space and deCODE Genetics on the diagnostics front. He also has experience with companies such as Eli Lilly and Amgen. Dr. Braxton received a B.S. in chemistry followed by a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.