Cathy Bonuccelli, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Catherine Bonuccelli has served as Chief Medical Officer of BELLUS Health since August 26, 2019.
Dr. Bonuccelli is a pediatric pulmonologist with over 20 years of pharmaceutical experience with significant expertise in clinical and product development of respiratory and non-respiratory products.
Dr. Bonuccelli held a number of leadership positions focusing on the late-stage clinical development of large and small molecule programs in the respiratory and inflammation therapeutic areas. During her more than 20-year tenure with AstraZeneca, she played a number of roles, including Global Medicines Clinical Vice President for the Inflammation, Neuroscience, & Respiratory Therapeutic Area, and Therapy Area Clinical Vice President, Respiratory and Inflammation. Dr. Bonuccelli subsequently spent more than four years serving as US Medical Affairs Respiratory Therapeutic Area Head for GlaxoSmithKline.
Dr. Bonuccelli earned her MD, and was an Intern, Resident, Research Fellow, and Clinical Fellow, at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. She is a member of several prominent boards.