Faculty


Aaron Fleishman, Technology and Product Innovation, BBK Worldwide
Abbe Steel, CEO, Corporate, HealthiVibe, LLC
Abdel Halim, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Vice President, Translational Medicine, Biomarkers and Diagnostics, Celldex Therapeutics
Adam Wilcox, Ph.D., Medical Informatics Director, Intermountain Healthcare
Al O. Pacino II, President, HealthCarePoint
Alicia Gilsenan, Ph.D., Senior Director, Epidemiology, RTI Health Solutions
Aman Thukral, Senior Manager, DSS, Abbvie
Anca Copaescu, Senior Director, Clinical Outsourcing and Analytics, BioMarin
Andy Lawton, Global Head, Data Management, Biometrics & Data Management, Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd
Andrew Lee, M.D., Senior Vice President & Head, Global Clinical Operations, Merck & Co., Inc.
Andrew Mitchell, Life Sciences Practice Lead, Intralinks
Andrew K. Porter, Director, Enterprise Architecture, IT Planning & Innovation, Applied Technologies
Andrew Taylor, Global Head, Clinical Programming, Biometrics, Roche/Genentech
Angie Maurer, RN, BSN, MBA, Clinical Operations Consultant, PALM/Clinical Operations, Gilead Sciences
Ann Meeker-O’Connell, MS, Head, Risk Management and External Engagement, Bioresearch Quality & Compliance, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
April Lewis, Head, Clinical Trial Optimization Solutions, IMS Health
Bardia Akbari, Pharm.D., Vice President, Product Global Development, Oncology Genentech, Inc.
Barry Milton, Director, Pre-Sales, goBalto, Inc.
Benjamin Greenberg, Senior Manager & Lead, Clinical Outsourcing & Operational Analysis, Curis, Inc.
Ben Vaughn, MS, RAC, Senior Statistical Scientist, Rho, Inc.
Bernadette Collins, Senior Manager, Data Services, Clinical Trial Optimization Solutions, IMS Health
Betsy Fallen, BAFallen Consulting LLC
Bettyna Jones, Senior Process Excellence Leader; Business Process Owner Close Out; Business Lead Site Productivity, Roche
Bev Hudson, Senior Director of Marketing and Sales, Frenova Renal Research
Bonnie Brescia, Founding Principal, BBK Worldwide
Bonnie Feldman, M.D., "All Things Autoimmune" Entrepreneur, DrBonnie 360
Boxiong Tang, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Director, Growth Markets/GHEOR, Teva Pharmaceuticals
Brenda B. Medina, Associate Director & Head of Analytics, Clinical Outsourcing and Analytics, BioMarin
Brenda Yanak, Ph.D., Director, Precision Medicine Leader, Clinical Innovation, Pfizer
Brett Kleger, Chief Commercial Officer, DrugDev
Brian Nugent, Associate Director, Clinical Operations & Process, Gilead Sciences
Brigid Flanagan, Senior Director, Clinical Development, Frenova Renal Research
Bruno Gagnon, BPharm, MSc, Senior Lead, Clinical Operations, Raptor Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Carly Medosch, MBA, Chronic Illness Advocate
Carol Minoughan, Vaccine Project Manager, Jean Brown Research
Cathy Critchlow, Ph.D., Executive Director, Amgen Center for Observational Research
Charlie Romano, Senior Director, Clinical Trial Management, Clearside Biomedical
Charlotte French, Senior Director, Global Head, Contracting & Outsourcing, EMD Serono
Cheryle Evans, Vice President, Clinical Operations, Clinical Operations, Advanced Clinical
Chetachi Akunna Emeremni, Ph. D, Sr. Principal Biostatistician, Novartis Oncology
Christian Gossens, Ph.D., Global Head Early Development Workflows, pRED Informatics, Roche Pharmaceutical Research and Early Development
Christine Pierre, Founder & President, Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS)
Christopher-Paul Milne, Ph.D., Director, Research, Tufts CSDD, Tufts University School of Medicine
Claire Sears, Ph.D., Director, Investigator Engagement, SiteStart, DrugDev
Courtney McBean, Vice President, Clinical Innovation
Craig Lipset, MBA, Head of Clinical Innovation, R&D, Pfizer Inc.
Dan Sfera, CEO, The Clinical Trials Guru
Daniel Joelsson, Director, Global Business Planning & Operations, MedImmune
David J. Cocker, CSO, Senior Partner, Business Development, ta-Scan, MDCPartners
David Edwards, Director of Biostatistical Programming, Business Technology Lead, CDR project
David Leventhal, Director, Clinical Innovation, Worldwide Research and Development, Pfizer
David Nickerson, Senior Director, Portfolio & Vendor Quality, Pfizer
Debbie Profit, Ph.D., Director, Corporate Projects, Otsuka Pharmaceuticals Development and Commercialization
Deborah Guattery, Quality Systems, CAPA Manager, Clinical Quality Control and Compliance, CSL Behring
Deborah Howe, Associate Director, Vendor and Supply Chain Management Lead, Global Recruitment and Analytics, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Deirdre BeVard, Vice President, Development Operations, Nektar
Devin Trejo, MBA, Director, Director, Oncology Feasibility Lead, Development Operations, Feasibility Center of Excellence, Pfizer
Dex Bilkic, MBA, Leader, Business Support Group, Boehringer Ingelheim
Diane Montross, Director, Patient Recruitment & Engagement, Shire Pharmaceuticals
Dimitris Agrafiotis, Ph.D., Vice President and Chief Data Officer, Covance
Donny Chen, MBA, Director, Medical Affairs Research Operations, PPD
Dylan Rosser, Director, Global Development Organization, Business Process Lead, CDR project
E.B. McLindon, Vice President, SMO Affairs, Clinical Research Service, ICON
E. Ray Dorsey, M.D., University of Rochester Medical Center, School of Medicine and Dentistry
Eileen Daniel, Executive Director, Clinical Operations, Nektar Therapeutics
Elisa Cascade, MBA, President, DrugDev Data Solutions
Elise Berliner, Ph.D., Director, The Technology Assessment Program, AHRQ
Ellen Kelso, Executive Director, Chesapeake IRB
Eric Peacock, CEO, myHealthTeams
Fang Xie, Ph.D., Head of Global Biostatistics, CSL Behring
Fatima Kozar, MBA, Director, Alliance Management, Asahi Kasei Pharma America Corp.
Francis Kendall, Global Head, Statistical Programming and Analysis, GLIDE Future Investigation Team Lead, Genentech
Gareth Adams, Founder and Strategic Innovations Consultant, Syniad Consulting
Grant Simmons, Director, ClinOps Insights & Innovation (CII), Global Operations Services, IDFR, Novartis Pharma
Greg Koski, Ph.D., M.D., Co-Founder & President / Chief Executive Officer, ACRES
Greg Moody, Executive Director, Life Science Analytics, PerkinElmer
Gretchen Goller, Senior Director, Patient Access and Retention Services (PARS), PRA International 

Hassan Kadhim, Business Consultant, IS BP R&DM, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Heather Zigmund, PharmD, Senior Director and Head of Alliance Management, MedImmune
Hui Cao, M.D., Ph.D., Executive Director, Real-world Evidence, COE for RWE, Global Medical Affairs, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Ian Wyglendowski, Director, Strategic Partnering, UCB Biosciences, Inc.
Ibraheem (Ibs) Mahmood, President & CEO, DrugDev
Immo Zadezensky, PharmD, Ph.D., Clinical Pharmacologist, Professional Affairs and Stakeholder Engagement (PASE), Office of the Center Director, CDER, FDA
Irene Cosmatos, M.Sc., Senior Scientific  Researcher, Database Analytics Automation, UBC:  An Express Scripts Company
Jackie Kent, Sr. Director, Clinical Development information & Optimization, Eli Lilly and Company
Jacqueline Gough, Advisor, Clinical Risk Management, Eli Lilly and Company
Jamie Cash, Manager, Clinical Planning & Resource Management, Clinical Development, R&D, Abbott Nutrition
Jane Fang, M.D., Director, R&D IS Lead, Clinical Business Management & Analytics, AstraZeneca/MedImmune
Janet Christoff, Clinical Trial Manager, Study Management and Logistics, Sanofi Pasteur
Janet Jones, Ph.D., Vice President, Strategic Patient Engagement, Synexus Clinical Research Limited
Janis Little, Vice President, Global R&D Quality, Allergan
Jaydev Thakkar, IS Director, R&D Informatics, Amgen
Jeffrey Kasher, Ph.D., President, Patients Can't Wait
Jeffrey Rosen, M.D., Medical Director, Clinical Research of South Florida; Associate Professor, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Jennifer Bell, Analytics Lead, Clinical Operations, Genentech
Jennifer Burgess, Sr. Director, Communications & Engagement, TransCelerate BioPharma, Inc.
Jennifer Kelly, Director of Operations, HealthiVibe, LLC
Jerome Chiaro, Vice President, Clinical Operations, StudyKIK
Jerry Matczak, Community Manager, Clinical Open Innovation, Eli Lilly & Co.
Jessica Ibbitson, Director, Clinical Site Services, Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Jill Loftiss, Senior Director, Oncology Clinical Ops Head, Astrazeneca/MedImmune
JoAnn Pfeiffer, Ph.D., Associate Director, Clinical Research Management, Arizona State University
Joanne Malia, Director, Medical Research Process Management, Purdue Pharma
Joe Kim, Senior Advisor, Clinical Development Innovation, Eli Lilly and Company
John J. Brennan, Ph.D., Senior Project Director, Global Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Abbvie
Jonathan Andrus, BA, MS, CQA, CCDM, Chief Data Officer, Clinical Ink
Jorge Guerra, M.D., Executive Director, J.G. Guerra ClinOps Management; former SVP, Global Clinical Operations, Biogen Idec
Julie Ross, Executive Vice President, CRO, Advanced Clinical
Karen Currie, Executive Director, Citeline/Informa
Karen Machelle Brooks, Senior Director, Clinical Operations Therapeutic Area Group Lead, Oncology, Development Operations, Pfizer
Kari Kastango, Director of Biostatistics, Real-World & Late Phase Research, Quintiles
Katherine (Katie) Norton, Associate Director, PRE Lead, Patient Recruitment and Engagement, Shire Pharmaceuticals
Katherine Vandebelt, Senior Director, Clinical Innovation, Eli Lilly and Company
Kathleen E. Thrush, MS, RD, Section Manager, Clinical Operations, Abbott Nutrition
Kathleen Mandziuk, Senior Director, Scientific Affairs, PRA Health Sciences, Late Phase Services
Kathryn King, Ph.D., Vice President, Vault Clinical, Veeva Systems
Keith Howells, Senior Vice President, Product Development, OmniComm Systems, Inc.
Kelly Kirsch, MPH, Consultant-Shared Investigator Platform, Clinical Development Information and Optimization, Eli Lilly and Company
Kelly McKee, Recruitment, Retention and Innovation Team Lead, Global Trial Optimization, Merck & Co., Inc.
Kenneth Getz, MBA, Director, Sponsored Research Programs, Tufts CSDD; Chairman, CISCRP
Keith Howells, Senior Vice President, Product Development, OmniComm Systems, Inc.
Kenneth Koury, Ph.D., Executive Director, Clinical Biostatistics, Merck Research Laboratories
Kenneth Wilson, Director, Business Operations; Clinical Outsourcing Lead, Pfizer
Khurram Nasir, M.D., Director Center for Healthcare Advancement & Outcomes at Baptist Health South Florida
Kris Kokomoor, Specimen Management Product Owner, Clinical Trial Solutions, Operations CoE, Pfizer Worldwide Research and Development
Kuno van der Post, Senior Vice President, Business Development, OmniComm Systems, Inc
Lauren Goldsmith, Associate Director, Site Contracts, Portfolio Sourcing and Relationship Management, Celgene
Laurie Lebo, Ph.D., National Program Manager, Research Services, Vanderbilt University
Linda Sullivan, Co-Founder & President, Metrics Champion Consortium LLC
Lisa Sergas, Sr. Manager, Clinical Outsourcing, Medivation
Lisa Valtierra, Associate Director, Patient Advocacy Relations & Cross Cultural Marketing, Boehringer Ingelheim
Lucas Glass, Data Sciences, Clinical Trial Optimization Solutions, IMS Health
Lynn Bass, ‎Director, Medical Affairs and Global Grants Manager, Jazz Pharmaceuticals
Margaretta Nyilas, M.D., Senior Vice President, Clinical & Business Operations, OTSUKA Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.
Maria Cipicchio, Strategic Consultation, BBK Worldwide
Maria Harrison, BS, Vice President, Late Phase Services, PRA Health Sciences
Maria Makarovskaya, Director, Strategic Sourcing, Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Marina Malikova, Ph.D., Executive Director, Surgical Translational Research: Operations and Compliance, Surgery, Boston University Medical Center
Marisa Rackley, Director, Clinical Research, Global Trial Optimization, Merck
Mark J. Milberg, Director, Clinical Procurement and Outsourcing, Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Mark A. Price, MA, MEd, Senior Director, Surveys and Observational Studies, RTI Health Solutions

Mark Sloan, M.D., Hematology & Medical Oncology, Boston Medical Center
Mark Summers, President & CEO, ThreeWire, Inc.
Mark Travers, Ph.D., MBA, Global Head, Monitoring Excellence & Interim Head of NA Region Global Clinical Trial Operations, Merck & Co., Inc.
Mary Mills, President, CRA Consultant, Mary Mills, LLC
Mary Emanoil, Lead, Content Management & Authoring, Information Management, Development Operations CoE, Pfizer Worldwide Research and Development
Mary Redman, Ph.D., Lead Statistician, Lung Cancer Committee Southwest Oncology Group, Lead Statistician, Lung Map Trial, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Matthew Kelso, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Associate Director, Medpace Reference Laboratories
Matthew Miller, Vice President, Global Patient Recruitment & Feasibility, StudyKIK
Matthew Page, Epidemiologist, Biometrics, Medpace
Megan Leone-Perkins, Ph.D., Chief Scientist, Corporate, HealthiVibe, LLC
Meghan Winegrad, Managing Director, New Solutions, UBC: An Express Scripts Company, The Lab - Express Scripts Technology and Innovation Center
Melissa Easy, President, SiteStart, Founder, DrugDev
Melissa Nezos, Executive Director, Clinical Monitoring Operations, Chiltern

Melynda Geurts, Vice President, Operations, DAC Patient Recruitment Services
Michael Jay, Vice President of Contracts, Administration, RxTrials, Inc
Michael Lavoie, CISSP, PMP, Global Information Security & Identity Services, Pfizer Inc
Michael Williamson, Associate Director, Outsourcing and Contracts Management, UCB Biosciences
Michelle Betz, Director, Alliance Management, Covance
Michelle Collins, Ph.D., Director, Clinical Program Development, AbbVie
Michelle Everill-Flinders, Director, Feasibility Center of Excellence, Pfizer
Mike Lonetto, PhD, Assoc. Dir., Senior Application Architect, NIBR Informatics, Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research
Mireille Zerola, Clinical Data Management Expert, Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd.
Miriam Cruz, Head, Clinical Operations, Proteus Digital Health, Inc.

Mollie Shields-Uehling, President & CEO, SAFE BioPharma Association
Munther Baara, Senior Director, Development Business Technology, Pfizer
Nareen Katta, Associate Director, Data and Statistical Sciences, Abbvie
Nayan Nanavati, COO, Post Approval Services, Bioclinica
Otis Johnson, Vice President, Clinical Research, inVentiv Health
Pam Duffy, IT Lead , Core Clinical Solutions & Services, Pfizer
Patti O'Malley, Manager, Contracts and Budget, Incyte
Paul Ivsin, Director, Offerings Development, Clinical Trial Optimization Solutions, IMS Health
Paul S. Savuto, President & CFO, Blinded Diagnostics
Paula Bernstein, President, Axcent Advance Analytics [A3]
Radha Puri, Associate Director, Americas, Real-World Evidence Strategy Unit, Real-World Late Phase Research, Quintiles
Rajneesh Patil, Director, Clinical Development, Quintiles
Randy Ramin-Wright, Head, Quality Risk Management, Clinerion
Rebecca Blanchard, Ph.D., Executive Director, Genetics and Pharmacogenomics, Head, Clinical Pharmacogenomics, Merck & Co., Inc.
Réne Stephens, Executive Director, Global Head, Global Contracts & Outsourcing Management (GCOM), Astellas Global Development
Richard Mayewski, Associate Director, Clinical Trial Intelligence, Novartis
Richard Scheyer, M.D., Vice President, Medical Affairs, Medpace
Rick Morrison, CEO, Comprehend
Robert Allen, Senior Director, Digital Innovation Group (DIG), AstraZeneca
Robert Bigelow, Ph.D., Associate Director, CT Statistics, Duke Clinical Research Institute
Robert Loll, Vice President, Business Development & Strategic Planning, Praxis
Ron Bourque, Associate Director, RDI, Astrazeneca/MedImmune
Ron Burns, Vice President, Product Management, Bioclinica
Rui Jiang, M.D., DrPH, Associate Director, Pharmacovigilance & Epidemiology, Gilead Sciences
Sameer Tandon, Clinical Trial Intelligence Manager, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research (NIBR)

Sarah Goring, MSc, Director, Epidemiology, ICON plc.
Scott Connor, Vice President, Marketing, Acurian
Sean Zhao, M.D., Head, US Patient Safety Surveillance, AstraZeneca
Sebastian Schneeweiss, M.D., Sc.D., Vice Chief, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Professor, Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
Serpil Tutan, Operations Manager, Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
Shashank Rohatagi, Ph.D., Senior Director, Translational Medicine and Think Team, Otsuka Pharmaceuticals Development and Commercialization
Sheri Kuss, Associate Director, Clinical Process Development, Teva Pharmaceuticals
Silvana Giustino, Global Head, Clinical Development Expert Resources, Roche
Sonja Acosta, Project Lead / Sr. CRA, Scientific and Medical Affairs, Abbott Nutrition
Steven Nathasingh, Managing Director, Vaxa Inc.
Steven Sweeney, Vice President, Surgery & Perioperative Care, The Medicines Company
Stewart Rosen, M.D., Vice President, Medical Affairs, Health Management Solutions, Quintiles
Susan Callery-D’Amico, Vice President, R&D Quality Assurance, AbbVie
Susan Fish, Senior Statistical Programmer Analyst, Genentech
Susie Campos, Associate Director, Clinical Trial Intelligence, Global Clinical Trial Leadership, Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Taisa Skubiak, Associate Director, Enrollment Optimization, Clinical Trial Planning & Operations, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Ted Snyder, Senior Solution Architect, TAMR Inc.
Terry Stubbs, President & CEO, ActivMed Practices & Research, Inc.
Thomas Guntly, Director, Clinical Development, FibroGen, Inc.
Thomas P. Lawler III, MBA, PMP, Project & Alliance Management, Ardea Biosciences, A member of the AstraZeneca Group
Tim McGarty, Global Director, Clinical Innovative Services, Development Strategic Sourcing, Novartis Pharmaceutical Company
Timothy Hagerty, Ph.D., Senior Clinical Program Leader, Genentech Research and Early Development Clinical Operations, Genentech
Uffe Heide-Jorgensen, Ph.D., Biostatistician, Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University
Usman Iqbal M.D., Senior Medical Affairs Leader, Neuroscience, Global Medical Affairs, AstraZeneca 
Victor Lobanov, Executive Director, Data Sciences, Covance
Vincent Amoruccio, Director, Clinical & Statistical Programming, Alexion Pharmaceuticals