James Bao, Hon.B.Sc, M.Biotech, MBA

James Bao, Board Treasurer
McKesson, CA
Toronto, Canada
Director, Operations, Specialty Health, McKesson Canada

James has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry with a unique perspective in R&D, business development and patient access.  James currently leads operations in the Specialty Division at McKesson Canada. James oversees project management, change management, systems and operations processes and lean initiatives. James also has deep knowledge of patient access, market access and working with pharmaceutical brand teams in delivering highly successful patient programs in areas including Oncology, Hematology, Infectious Diseases and Orphan Disease James previously held positions in global clinical operations management at GlaxoSmithKline, Global Project Lead at MDS Pharma Services and served as Account Manager for LabCorp.


James received both his Hon.B.Sc in Biochemistry and Masters of Biotechnology from the University of Toronto and a MBA from Schulich School of Business, Canada’s top rank MBA program. He is also active in the community, serving as a member of the Young Professionals For SickKids Foundation. 

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GRACE is celebrating 10 years! 

In recognition, we would like to introduce you to the staff and board members who are so deeply involved in bringing GRACE to life. In this video, we introduce James Bao.

Dr. H. Jack West and the GRACE community have been helping each other since before that time but in this 10th year as a non-profit, we are pleased and humbled by the feedback and graciousness of those we have the pleasure to work with, and those who have found help and support through our GRACE site.

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Original post date: 2022-02-28

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