Robert S. Epstein, M.D., M.S.
Robert S. Epstein, M.D., M.S., has served on Veracyte’s board of directors since 2015, including becoming Chairman in 2023, and has served as a strategic consultant to life sciences companies since 2013. From 2010 to 2012, Dr. Epstein served as President of the Medco-UBC Division and as Chief Research and Development Officer of Medco Health Solutions, Inc., a managed healthcare company. Prior to that, Dr. Epstein served as Medco’s Chief Medical Officer from 1997 to 2010. Dr. Epstein has served as a member of the board of directors of Fate Therapeutics, Inc. since March 2014 and Illumina, Inc. since November 2012. Dr. Epstein previously served as a member of the board of directors of Aveo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from December 2012 to June 2014, and was Chairman of the Board of Decipher Biosciences from December 2019 until March 2021. Dr. Epstein is the former President of the International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, and served on the board of directors of the Drug Information Association and the International Society of Quality of Life. He has also served on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Evaluation of Genomic Applications in Practice & Prevention Stakeholder Committee and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics Committee. Dr. Epstein holds a B.S. in Biomedical Science and an M.D. from the University of Michigan, and an M.S. in Preventive Medicine from the University of Maryland.