Michael Ujhelyi

Medical Director and Adjunct Professor, Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research, University of Florida

Role: Investigator

Site: CDL-Toronto

Streams: Biomedical Engineering, Neuro

Michael R. Ujhelyi, Pharm.D., FCCP is Medical Director at Delcath Systems and holds Adjunct Professor of Pharmacy appointment at University of Florida. He is responsible for the overall Medical and Clinical Affairs strategies for Delcath’s North American business. Prior to joining Delcath, Dr Ujhelyi was a Professor of Pharmacy at the University of Florida and Associate Dean responsible for the overall operations for the academic and research enterprises. Previously Dr. Ujhelyi was:

  •  Senior Regional Medical Director for BTG leading the Interventional Oncology field medical team. Leading therapy training and education, clinical trial liaison/investigator initiated research, executing medical plans and supporting internal stakeholders.
  •  Vice President Research and Scientific Affairs: Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (2016-2017) leading a $8 million research enterprise.
  • Medical Affairs and Clinical Research Director: Medtronic Neuromodulation and Cardiac Rhythm business units respectively at Medtronic (1998 – 2016).
  • Associate Professor of Pharmacy and Medicine: University of Georgia College of Pharmacy and Medical college of Georgia (1993-1998)

Dr. Ujhelyi has been instrumental in the development and commercialization of numerous medical devices and drug/device combination products, He has designed and developed many programs including an investigator initiated research program, field based medical scientist program, oncology medical science liaison organization, medical evidence centers and medical information program. He is an internationally recognized scientist and industry leader for Clinical and Medical Affairs. He has led large clinical research initiatives, developed cardiovascular, neuromodulation and oncology device based therapies and has published over 70 research papers, presented more than 100 research papers at scientific meetings and has 26 issued patents.

Dr Ujhelyi has mentored many start up companies typically in the area of clinical research and medical affairs. He also serves as a senior consultant to developing companies.

Dr Ujhelyi received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Florida (1987), Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1989) and completed a Cardiovascular Therapeutics Fellowship at Hartford Hospital and University of Connecticut (1991).

Outside of the office, Dr. Ujhelyi enjoys various outdoor activities, reading, traveling, and walking his dog.