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Timothy Franson, MD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Franson has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the pharmaceutical industry

Timothy Franson currently serves as an adjunct professor of medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine and chief medical officer at YourEncore consulting/staffing.

    ZIONSVILLE, IL, August 08, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Timothy Franson with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Franson celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Demonstrating enthusiasm for his chosen career, Dr. Franson earned a bachelor's degree in pharmacy with honors from Drake University in 1974 and a Doctor of Medicine with honors from the University of Illinois in 1978, following with a residency in internal medicine at the University of Iowa, a fellowship in infectious diseases at the Medical College of Wisconsin and an epidemiology master's summer program at the University of Minnesota. His career has spanned more than three decades, and he currently serves as an adjunct professor of medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine and chief medical officer at YourEncore consulting/staffing. He also serves numerous relevant boards and organizations, and is currently Chair of the Critical Path Institute Board and is on the board of trustees for the United States Pharmacopeial Convention, after serving a five year term as president of the USP. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Paratek Pharmaceuticals and Cidara Therapeutics.

Dr. Franson's career is supported by a considerable professional background beginning in academia as attending physician and hospital epidemiologist at Medical College of Wisconsin; he has also served over 20 years with Eli Lilly & Co. as vice president of clinical research and regulatory affairs, among other positions.

Retiring in 2008 as vice president of global regulatory affairs and drug safety, Dr. Franson was a NIH funded investigator and has recently served on two review panels for NIH's National Center for Advancing Translational Science. He also served as head of the regulatory practice for FaegreBD Consulting. Dr. Franson has chaired a number of FDA-industry committees and has testified before congressional committees on behalf of drug development groups regarding prescription drug legislation.

Dr. Franson was honored with the Lilly Chairman's Ovation award in 2002, Sagamore of the Wabash conferred by Indiana's governor in 2008 and the Drake University Weaver Medal of Honor in 2013 as well as the Drake Alumni Achievement Award in 2016, along with other grants and recognitions befitting his occupational devotion. Along with other professional advancements, he was a member of the dean's advisory council at four schools of pharmacy and served on the Board of Trustees of the Xavier University of Louisiana, and has served numerous committees focused on industry and professional concerns. Exhibiting his professional skill set, Dr. Franson edited one text in 1987 and was an associate editor for "Clinical Manual of Infectious Disease" in 1984, and he has contributed more than 60 publications to journals in his field.

Throughout his career, Dr. Franson has dedicated time to civic involvement, and he has spent time supporting and working with the Eagle Union School Corporation Master Plan, the Indiana State Museum Capital Campaign and Foundation Board and the Wisconsin Public Health Task Force on AIDS, along with other organizations. He was influenced professionally by many of the doctors with whom he studied during his career's duration, and his current work reflects his devotion to his grandchildren. Hoping to set an example for future generations, Dr. Franson is passionate about his service with the Villages of Indiana Child Welfare Board where he served on the Board for over 15 years (including two years as chair); this organization can be visited at

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Franson has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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