Catherine M. Bonuccelli, MD, was born in Washington, D.C. She received her undergraduate degree, with honors, from Georgetown University. Dr. Bonuccelli graduated from Johns Hopkins Medical School and completed her internship and residency at Johns Hopkins University Hospital. She later completed a clinical pediatric fellowship at Hopkins’ Eudowood Division of Pediatric Respiratory Sciences.
Dr. Bonuccelli was Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia School of Medicine where she was Associate Director of the Cystic Fibrosis Center and established a new clinical division within the Department of Pediatrics, including a provision of sleep studies, documented home apnea monitoring, pulmonary function and bronchoscopy services.
In 1994, Dr. Bonuccelli joined Astra Zeneca Pharmaceuticals as Assistant Director of Pulmonary Therapeutics. Since then, she has held positions as Medical Director of the Medical Research Group, and U.S. Drug Development Business Strategist. Currently, she is Global Vice President for Symbicort, Astra Zeneca’s largest respiratory brand with global responsibility for product strategy and execution worldwide. Dr. Bonuccelli joined the Nemours Board of Managers, Delaware, in 2006.