2014 Archived Content

Speakers

Bill Abbott, Vice President, Business Development, Acurian 

 

Michael Agard, Principal Consultant, Clinical and Regulatory Optimization, Paragon Solutions 

 

Salvatore Alesci, M.D., Ph.D., Vice President, Scientific Affairs, PhRMA 

 

Munther Baara, Senior Director, Development Business Technology at Pfizer 

 

Charles Barr, M.D., Head, Evidence Science & Innovation, Group Medical Director, US Medical Affairs, Genentech, Inc. 

 

Rhonda Benotti, Business Manager, Strategic Outsourcing, Genentech, Inc. 

 

Nadia Bracken, Clinical Program Manager, Clinical Operations, Biotie Therapies 

 

Bonnie Brescia, Founding Principal, BBK Worldwide 

 

Kyle Brown, CEO, PatientCrossroads 

 

Jeri Burtchell, Patient Advocate Blogger, Gilenya and Me 

 

Zhaohui (John) Cai, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Biomedical Informatics, Clinical Medicines Development, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 

 

Hui Cao, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Director, Personalized Healthcare, R&D Information, AstraZeneca 

 

Katherine Cartwright Norris, Director, Compliance & Integrity Programs, Becker & Associates Consulting; former Director, Corporate Compliance, The Spectranetics Corporation 

 

Chris Chan, Director, R&D Financial Planning and Analysis, Onyx Pharmaceuticals 

 

Adam Chasse, COO, RxTrials 

 

Shailesh Chavan, M.D., Senior Director, Clinical Research, Medical Affairs & Drug Safety, Biotest Pharmaceuticals Corporation 

 

Janet Christoff, Clinical Trial Manager, Sanofi Pasteur 

 

Mark A. Collins, Ph.D., Director, Marketing, BioFortis, Inc. 

 

Larissa Comis-Tis, Director, Clinical Strategy, Thomson Reuters 

 

Brenda Conger, Founder and Executive Director, CFC International 

 

Patricia Cornet, Associate Director, Advocacy, Global Recruitment & Analytics, Bristol-Myers Squibb 

 

Andre Daniels, Ph.D., Executive Medical Director, Global Safety, Amgen 

 

Nick Darwall-Smith, Vice President, CRS Technology, PAREXEL 

 

Nancie Deckard, Biomarker CRA, Clinical Operations, Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) 

 

Carla DeMuro, Head, Patient Reported Outcomes, RTI Health Solutions 

 

Elizabeth Desrosiers, Director, Global Trial Management, Merck & Co., Inc. 

 

Reinerio Deza, M.D., Head Global Pharmacovigilance, CDMA Management, Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 

 

Kuno Didier van der Post, MSc, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Business Development, OmniComm Systems, Inc. 

 

Jessica Dolfi, Senior Business Consultant, Medidata Solutions 

 

Christopher Dowd, Clinical Research Program Manager, Medical, The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 

 

Robert Dracker, M.D., Medical Director, Summerwood Pediatrics; Member, Pediatric Advisory Committee, FDA 

 

Halleluya Dunn, Clinical Recruitment Manager, Patient & Physician Services, United BioSource Corporation 

 

Barbara Elashoff, CEO, Patient Profiles, LLC 

 

Silke Ewald, M.D., Head, Trial Feasibility Assessment, Bayer HealthCare AG 

 

Jane Fang, Ph.D., R&D IS Lead, Clinical Business Management & Analytics, MedImmune 

 

Erin Fassett, Clinical Transplant Research Nurse, Baylor Research Institute 

 

Nikki Fink, Director, Patient Access and Retention Services, PRA International 

 

Mary Flack, M.D., Vice President, Clinical Research, Nanobio 

 

Bruno Gagnon, Vice President, Clinical Operations, BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc. 

 

Heidi Gambino, Chief Administrative Director, Surgery, Boston University Medical Center 

 

Rose Gerber, Director, Communications and Patient Advocacy, Community Oncology Alliance 

 

Jayne Gershkowitz, Vice President, Patient Advocacy & Public Policy, Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. 

 

Kenneth Getz, Director, Sponsored Programs, Tufts CSDD; Chairman, CISCRP 

 

Melynda Geurts, Vice President Operations, DAC Patient Recruitment Services 

 

Alicia Gilsenan, Ph.D., Senior Director, Epidemiology, RTI Health Solutions 

 

Abraham Gitterman, Associate, Arnold & Porter, LLP 

 

Lucas M Glass, Managing Director, Routine Recovery, LLC 

 

Gretchen Goller, Senior Director, Therapeutic Expertise, Patient Access and Retention Services, PRA International 

 

Kathleen Greenough, Senior Manager, Clinical Systems & Technology, Biogen Idec 

 

Bill Gwinn, MBA, Vice President, Clinical Informatics Solutions, Optum 

 

Kathleen Hanlon, Senior Project Manager, Infinity Pharmaceuticals 

 

Beth Harper, President, Clinical Performance Partners, Inc. 

 

Jamie Heywood, Co-Founder and Chairman, PatientsLikeMe 

 

Bill Hirokawa, Pharm.D., Coordinator, Investigational Drug Section, Pharmaceutical Services, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center 

 

Toby Ann Holetz, Global Head, Global Aggregate Spend Reporting Team, Quintiles 

 

Kelly Hollis, MBA, Global Head, Surveys and Observational Studies, RTI Health Solutions 

 

Kirstin Holzapfel, Deputy Director, Global Clinical Data Center, Bayer / Global Clinical Operations 

 

Jackie Hoover, Vice President, Account Management, C3i, Inc. 

 

Ty Hoover, M.D., J.D., FCLM, FCAP, Director, Biorepository Regulatory Support, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 

 

Denise Hopkins, Pharm.D., Senior Director, Late Phase Research, Optum 

 

 Keith Howells, Senior Vice President, Development, OmniComm Systems, Inc 

  

Michael Howley, Ph.D., Clinical Associate Professor, Business, LeBow College of Business, Drexel University  

 

Chris Hoyle, Executive Director, Elite Research Network 

 

Adwoa Hughes-Morley, NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow, MRC North West Hub for Trials Methodology Research, Centre for Primary Care, Institute of Population, The University of Manchester 

 

Barbara Isquith Arone, MS, Senior Director, Service Operation, Real-World Late Phase, Quintiles 

 

Michael Jasper, Ph.D., Director, Clinical Documentation, Genzyme, a Sanofi Company 

 

Les Jebson, Executive Director, Diabetes Center of Excellence, University of Florida Academic Health Center 

 

Otis Johnson, Executive Director, Clinical Informatics & Feasibility, inVentiv Health, Inc. 

 

Janet Jones, Vice President, Access to Patients, Synexus Ltd. 

 

 Michael Jones, Senior Director, Global Site Development, Clinical Operations, Eli Lillly & Co. 

 

Elke Jordan, Ph.D., Manager, Clinical Development, Bavarian-Nordic GmbH 

 

Aaron Kamauu, M.D., President & CEO, Anolinx, LLC 

 

Suresh Kannan, Vice President Products, Clinical Trial Optimization Solutions, IMS Health 

 

Jeffrey Kasher, Ph.D., Vice President, Global Clinical Trial: Materials, Implementation and Transformation, Eli Lilly & Co.; TransCelerate Operations Committee Member 

 

Vanessa Kemp, Manager, Project Controls; Master Capital Planning, Engineering, Novartis 

 

Francis Kendall, Global Head, Statistical Programming and Analysis, GLIDE Future Investigation Team Lead, Genentech 

 

Jackie Kent, Director, Clinical Development Information & Optimization (CDIO), Eli Lilly & Co. 

 

Joe Kim, MBA, Director, Clinical Operations, Shire Pharmaceuticals 

 

Lee King, Vice President, Operations and Strategic Programs, ICON Commercialisation and Outcomes 

 

Andrea Kirby, Director, Enterprise Integration and Customer Collaboration, Merck & Co, Inc. 

 

Cathy Koepper, Director, Global Registry Operations, Genzyme, a Sanofi Company 

 

Debi Koltenuk, Vice President, Products and Services, sampleminded 

 

Paul Konstant, Manager, Translational Informatics, Janssen Pharmaceutical Co. 

 

Greg Koski, Ph.D., M.D., Co-Founder & President, ACRES; former Director, Office for Human Research Protections, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 

 

Anna Kravets, Director, User Experience Strategy & Realization, Merck & Co., Inc. 

 

Subha Krishnan, CCDM Principal Data Manager, Optum 

 

Lisa La Luna, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development & Implementation, ePharmaSolutions 

 

Andrew Lee, Senior Vice President & Head, Global Clinical Operations, Genzyme Corp., a Sanofi Co. 

 

Wei Li, Functional Manager, Strategic Outsourcing, Genentech, Inc. 

 

Craig Lipset, Head, Clinical Innovation, Worldwide Research & Development, Pfizer 

 

Victor Lobanov, Ph.D., Executive Director, Data Sciences, Informatics, Covance 

 

Robert Loll, Vice President, Business Development & Strategic Planning, Praxis  

 

Charles Love, Vice President, Clinical Affairs, Endologix, Inc. 

 

Sarah Luijpers, Director, Global Recruitment Operations, Forest Research Institute, Inc. 

 

Jamie MacDonald, CEO, INC 

 

Marina Malikova, Ph.D., Executive Director, Surgical Translational Research: Operations and Compliance, Surgery, Boston University Medical Center  

 

Kathleen Mandziuk, MPH, RN, Senior Scientific Affairs Director, PRA Late Phase Services 

 

Deborah Manzo, Senior Director, Clinical Business Operations & Transformation, Clinical Operations, AbbVie 

 

Sylvia Marecki, Ph.D., Senior Director, Product Management & Strategy, Product Management, Citeline 

 

Elizabeth Mascherino, Associate Director, Clinical Operations, Shire Pharmaceuticals 

 

Jomol Mathew, Ph.D, Director, Clinical and Translational Informatics, IS, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 

 

Richard Mayewski, Associate Director, Clinical Trial Intelligence, Novartis 

 

Juliet McBride, Associate, King & Spalding 

 

Ruth McHenry, Managing Director, Infinata, Inc. 

 

Kelly McKee, Associate Director, Clinical Research, Global Trial Optimization, Merck & Co., Inc. 

 

Kevin McNulty, Director, Product Marketing, Life Sciences, Intralinks, Inc. 

 

Christopher McSpiritt, Principal Consultant, Clinical and Regulatory Optimization, Paragon Solutions  

 

Brenda Medina, former Director, Global Head, Clinical Business Operations, Eisai, Inc. 

 

Kenneth Mark Mills, Director, Clinical Scientific Data Warehouse, Pfizer 

 

 Liz Moench, President & CEO, MediciGlobal, Inc 

 

Kim Mooney, Associate Director, Patient Advocacy, Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. 

 

Helen Moore, Ph.D., Program Director, Biorepositories & Biospecimen Research Branch Cancer Diagnosis Program, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, National Cancer Institute 

 

Eric Morfin, Senior Director, Project Management, Allergan 

 

Nancy Mulligan, Senior Director, Operations, Patient & Physician Services, UBC 

 

Meredith Nahm, Ph.D., Associate Director, Clinical Research Informatics, Biomedical Informatics Core, Duke Translational Medicine Institute 

 

Ramzi Najm, Vice President, R&D Information and Technology Management, Allergan 

 

Nariman Nasser, Senior Director, Participant Recruitment & Study Management Services, Clinical & Translational Science Institute, University of California, San Francisco 

 

Nick Neri, Vice President, Product Development, eClinical Insights 

 

Derenda Nichols, Vice President, Operations Americas, Mapi 

 

Daniel O’ Connor, InnovoCommerce 

 

Al O. Pacino II, President, HealthCarePoint.com 

 

Krista Payne, Executive Director, Value Demonstration within Peri- and Post-Approval Services; Senior Research Scientist, United BioSource Corporation  

 

Nye Pelton, Clinical Operations Portfolio Manager, Clinical Research, Eli Lilly & Co. 

 

Gerson Peltz, M.D., Medical Director, Global Pharmacovigilance and Epidemiology, Bristol-Myers Squibb 

 

Jane Perlmutter, Ph.D., MBA, President and Founder, Gemini Group; Steering Committee Member, Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI) 

 

Christine Pierre, President, The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) 

 

Joe Popowicz, Principal Consultant, Emergent Clinical Consulting; former Director, Clinical Operations, Stryker Orthobiologics 

 

Gary Puckrein, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, National Minority Quality Forum 

 

Teresa Raich, Ph.D., Vice President, Nanosphere  

 

Andrea Renninger, Head, BioBank Operations; Senior Manager, Clinical Coordination, Eisai, Inc. 

 

Irina Ringler, Director, Feasibility & Clinical Informatics, inVentiv Clinical Trial Recruitment Solutions  

 

Terry Robins, Consultant; former, Global Director, Scientific Affairs, Quest Diagnostics 

 

Jorge Rodriguez-Larrain, M.D., Head, Global Site Management, Global Clinical Operations, Alcon 

 

Stewart Rosen, M.D., Vice President, Medical Affairs, Health Management Solutions, Quintiles 

 

Jessica Saucier, Clinical Transplant Research Nurse, Baylor Research Institute 

 

Peggy Schrammel, Vice President & Global Head, Portfolio Management, PACE PAREXEL 

 

Colin Scott, M.D., Senior Director, Respiratory Development, Clinical Development, Forest Research Institute, Inc. 

 

Gary Secrest, CTO and Vice Chairman, SAFE-BioPharma Association 

 

 Edward Seguine, CEO, Clinical Ink  

 

Lisa Sergas, Manager, Clinical Outsourcing, Medivation 

 

Nigam Shah, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Medicine & Biomedical, Informatics, Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research  

 

Heidi Shea, Director, Vendor & Outsourcing Management, Vertex 

 

Katheryn Shea, Vice President, BioServices Operations, Precision Bioservices, Inc. 

 

Mollie Shields-Uehling, President and CEO, SAFE-BioPharma Association 

 

Eric Silberstein, Co-founder & CEO, TrialNetworks 

 

Andrew Smith, Global Transparency Reporting Associate Consultant, Eli Lilly and Co. 

 

Ellie Smith, Global Clinical Site Developer, Alcon 

 

Tina Soares, Senior Director, Trial Coordination Site Management, GCO, Johnson & Johnson 

 

Simon Sparkes, Senior Vice President, Clinical, ArisGlobal 

 

Manfred Stapff, M.D., Executive Director, Global Medical Operations, Forest Laboratories   

 

Daniel Steenblik, Vice President, Technology and Operations, sampleminded 

 

Matthew Stumm, Principal, Creative & Media Strategy, BBK Worldwide 

  

Thomas Sullivan, President, Rockpointe Corporation 

 

Ramita Tandon, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Patient Outcomes, inVentiv Health, Inc.  

 

Sameer Tandon, Global Supplier Performance & Innovation (SP&I) Manager, R&D, Outsourcing, Novartis 

 

Judith Teall, Director, Clinical Excellence, Operations, Exco InTouch 

 

Piet Theisohn, Director, Resource Management & Business Support, Global Clinical Development, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals 

 

Stuart Thiede, Senior Vice-President & General Manager, Global Payment Services, CFS Clinical (CFS) 

 

 

 Kate Trainor, Vice President & Global Head, Project Management &Technology, PACE PAREXEL 

 

Lisa Vaughan, Head, US Clinical Site Management, Alcon 

 

Rita Viegas, Clinical Operations Lead, Biogen Idec 

 

Christina Villar, MPH, Director, Clinical Affairs, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. 

 

Lee Walke, Senior Director, Biometrics, Mapi Real World Evidence 

 

John Walker, Director, NIBR IT, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Inc. 

 

Amelia Wall Warner, President, Board of Directors, Gentris Corporation; former, Head Clinical Pharmacogenomics and Clinical Specimen Management, Merck 

 

Neal Weinreb, M.D., Director, Gaucher Disease - Fabry Disease Treatment Center; University Research Foundation for Lysosomal Storage Diseases 

 

Chunhua Weng, Ph.D., Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University 

 

Dan White, Vice President, Global Clinical Operations, Quintiles  

 

Seth Whitelaw, S.J.D., Director, Health Sciences Compliance, Deloitte & Touche LLP  

 

Adam Wilcox, Ph.D., Director, Medical Informatics, Intermountain Healthcare 

 

Kenneth A. Wilke, Consultant; former Director, Clinical Pharmacogenomics and Clinical Specimen Management, Merck 

 

Kevin Williams, Vice President, Corporate Development & Marketing, CFS Clinical (CFS) 

 

Patty Wood, President, NBIA Disorders Association 

 

Barbara Wuebbels, Vice President, Patient Advocacy and Medical Affairs, Audentes Therapeutics 

 

Fei Xue, M.D., Observational Research Director, Center for Observational Research (CfOR), Amgen, Inc. 

 

Brenda Yanak, Ph.D., Director, Precision Medicine Leader, Clinical Innovation, Pfizer 

 

Sean Zhao, M.D., Ph.D., former Pharmaceutical Executive in Global Safety Organization 

 

Anita Zubak, Director, Business Systems Integration, Merck & Co, Inc. 

 

 

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