2018 Speaking Faculty

Chairperson

Kristina Broadbelt
Kristina Broadbelt
Director, Patient Advocacy
Horizon Pharma

FDA Speakers:

Andrea Furia Helms
Andrea Furia Helms
Patient Representative Program
FDA


Pujita Vaidya
Pujita Vaidya, MPH
Director (Acting), Decision Support and Analysis Team (DSAT) Office of Program and Strategic Analysis (OPSA)/ Office of Strategic Programs (OSP)
FDA


Industry Thought Leaders:

Luther Clark
Luther Clark, MD, FACC, FACP
Global Director, Scientific Medical and Patient Perspective
Merck


Eydith Comenencia-Ortiz
Eydith Comenencia-Ortiz, PhD
Lead, Alliance and Advocacy Relations
Genentech


Melva Covington
Melva Covington
Senior Principal
AGAPE Strategic Solutions, LLC.


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Judy A. Doyle
Community Engagement Specialist
Abeona Therapeutics, Inc.


Jayne C. Gershkowitz
Jayne C. Gershkowitz
Chief Patient Advocate
Amicus Therapuetics


Todd Hobbs
Todd Hobbs, MD
Chief Medical Officer
NovoNordisk


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Elizabeth Jobes
Head of Corporate Compliance and Legal Counsel
Spark Therapeutics


Pablo Lapuerta
Pablo Lapuerta
Chief Medical Officer
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals


Robert Metz
Robert Metz
Senior Vice President, Business Operations and Advocacy
Horizon Pharma


Jamie Ring
Jamie Ring
Head, Global Patient Advocacy
Spark Therapeutics


Roslyn F. Schneider
Roslyn F. Schneider, MD, MSc, FACP, FCCP
Global Patient Affairs Lead
Pfizer


Douglas Stover
Douglas Stover
Vice President Patient Experience
UCB


Scott Williams
Scott Williams
Vice President Global Patient Advocacy and strategic partnerships
EMD Serono


Patient Advocate Thought Leaders:

Scott Bruun
Scott Bruun
Executive Director
Chronic Disease Coalition


Bill Coon
Bill Coon
Professional Speaker
Founder and Board President
Keep Swimming Foundation


Elizabeth Franklin
Elizabeth Franklin, LGSW, ACSW
Executive Director, Cancer Policy Institute
Cancer Support Community


Barby Ingle
Barby Ingle
President and Founder
International Pain Foundation


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Brian Kennedy
Executive Director
Alliance for Patient Access


Sue Peschin
Sue Peschin, M.H.S.
President and CEO
Alliance for Aging Research


John Rother
John Rother
President and CEO
National Coalition on HealthCare


Mark Schoeberl
Mark Schoeberl
Executive Vice President Advocacy & Health Quality
American Heart Association


Karlin Schroeder
Karlin Schroeder, MA
Director, Community Engagement
Parkinson’s Foundation


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Tom Wallace
Advisor Health Advocacy & Stakeholder Strategies National Board Member
CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY


C. Grace Whiting
C. Grace Whiting, J.D.
President and CEO
National Alliance for Caregiving


Health Systems:

Larry Kaiser
Larry Kaiser
CEO
Temple University Health System


Sarah Laskey
Sarah Laskey, MD
Vice President and Chief Experience Officer, Office of Patient Experience
The Metro Health System