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Leadership

Michael O’Neal, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Michael O’Neal, MD, is Chief Medical Officer at Bioclinica. As a key member of the senior executive team, Dr. O’Neal is responsible for overseeing all medical affairs efforts within the organization, providing strategic leadership to clinical teams while collaborating with sponsors in all aspects of medical imaging protocol development. Drawing on extensive clinical experience in internal medicine and diagnostic radiology, he oversees physician training, service quality, and process improvements while advising on medical operations, regulatory compliance, and the investment of new technologies across medical imaging.  

During his 17 years with Bioclinica, Dr. O’Neal has developed and championed improved standards that enable research sites to produce comparable study data across the globe and has provided oversight of imaging data for more than 75 regulatory approvals. Throughout his tenure, he has played a central role in protocol review, charter development, a reader on multiple trials, and independent oversight of over 400 clinical trials to date. He is a member of professional organizations including the Radiological Society of North America, the American College of Radiology, the American Medical Association, the Drug Information Association, the American Society for Clinical Oncology, and the American Society of Hematology. In 2019, he was recognized by PharmaVOICE magazine as one of the “100 Most Inspiring People in the Life-Sciences Industry”.

Prior to his role at Bioclinica, Dr. O’Neal served as Chairman for the Department of Radiology at the Hospital Center at Orange and the head of Central Medical Imaging MRI center. Dr. O’Neal holds certification in Diagnostic Radiology from the American College of Radiology, in addition to fellowship training in Body Imaging. He is the author of several papers, a speaker at many industry meetings, and was a contributor to the iRECIST Committee prior to publication.