Mark DeLegge completed his medical degree at the University of Maryland followed by a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Connecticut Health Center and a fellowship in Gastroenterology/Hepatology and Nutrition at the Medical College of Virginia. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Nutrition. He was a faculty member and a full Professor of Medicine within the Division of Gastroenterology at the Medical University of South Carolina where he served as Director of the Digestive Disease Center. He is extensively published and has been a frequent invited speaker nationally and internationally. He served as the Global Senior Medical Director for Baxter Healthcare form 2010-2016 where he led efforts in drug development, clinical trial design, registration package development and submission, business strategy and innovation. He also served as a Senior Medical Director at IQVIA and leads the Gastroenterology/Hepatology Center of Excellence and is based in the United States. He is a partner in DeLegge Medical which provides medical educational programs, nutrient, drug and medical device regulatory and clinical package assessments and acceleration and medical market assessment and strategy.