Management Team

Jim Roach, M.D., FACP, FCCP

Jim Roach, M.D., FACP, FCCP has been Chief Medical Officer at Pulmatrix since November, 2017.  For the year prior to joining Pulmatrix, Jim was the Chief Medical Officer at Veristat, Inc (a Contract Research Organization), and also served as the Senior Vice President, Development and Chief Medical Officer at Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2008-2016, where he responsible for preclinical and clinical development and medical and regulatory affairs.  Dr. Roach also was the Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs at Sepracor, Inc, where he led the Medical Affairs group from 2002 to 2008.  Dr. Roach has also held senior clinical research and/or medical affairs positions at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., LeukoSite, Inc., Medical and Technical Research Associates, Inc. (a contract research organization), and Astra USA.  Dr. Roach held an academic appointment at Harvard Medical School for close to 25 years and has been an Associate Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and member of the BWH Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division since 1993.  He received his B.A. in Biology and Philosophy from the College of the Holy Cross and his M.D. from Georgetown University School of Medicine.  Dr. Roach completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowships in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., and served in the US Army Medical Corps for ten years.  Dr. Roach is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease, and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP).