by Rachad Davis
April 18, 2016
President, Physician Enterprise and Chief Innovations Officer, Hackensack Meridian Health; Professor of Medicine and Oncology, Georgetown University
Dr. Andrew L. Pecora is recognized internationally as one of the world’s foremost experts in blood and marrow stem cell transplantation, cellular medicine, and immunology research.
A certified hematologist and oncologist, Pecora has transformed the cancer program at Hackensack University Medical Center into one of the nation’s top cancer centers. At HUMC, Pecora holds the titles of Chief Innovations Officers and Vice President of Cancer Services. Dr. Pecora founded and serves as President of COTA, a healthcare software analytics company focused on enabling value based care delivery. Pecora is instrumental in the continued expansion of Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA), one of the largest oncology physician networks in the country. As President of RCCA, Pecora’s goal is to create world class cancer care and access to research close to home for patients. He also co-founded and sits on the board of PCT Caladrius, L.L.C.: a company focused on development, manufacturing and delivery of cell-based therapies.
Pecora is a professor of medicine and Oncology at Georgetown University and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He has led award-winning research funded by the National Cancer Institute and the AHEPA Research Foundation. Dr. Pecora received his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and completed his fellowship in hematology/oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Dr. Pecora is married with three children and currently resides in New Jersey.