Board of Directors
James O. Armitage, M.D.
Committees: Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee
James Armitage, MD, has been a director since 2020. Since 2003, he has been a professor of internal medicine in the division of hematology and oncology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, after having served as chairman of the department of internal medicine, dean of the college of medicine, and in various other capacities since joining the Center in 1982. Dr. Armitage also holds a hospital appointment at Nebraska Medicine. He has authored or co-authored more than 600 articles, 108 book chapters and edited or co-edited 27 textbooks. He has previously served as president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (“ASCO”), and as a member of the ASCO board of directors. Dr. Armitage received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Nebraska and a medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and completed his post-graduate training at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. The Board believes that Dr. Armitage’s training as a physician, his research, clinical and administrative experience, and his previous service as a director of a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company provide him with the qualifications and skills to serve as a director.