Dr. Farrugia is CEO of Mayo Clinic in Florida and Vice President of Mayo Clinic. He is also a consultant in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and the Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering, as well as a professor of Medicine and Physiology in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He recently served as the director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine with a focus on integrating genomics into routine clinical practice.
Dr. Farrugia recently co-authored “Think Big, Start Small, Move Fast: A Blueprint for Transformation from the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation,” a book highlighting the need for change in the delivery of health care. He has published more than 250 articles on genomics and the treatment of disorders of gastrointestinal motility.
Professional highlights include:
- President for the American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society
- Recipient of Mayo Clinic Research Career Achievement Award
- Recipient of Janssen Award for Outstanding Science in Gastroenterology
- M.D. at the University of Malta Medical School