Speaking Faculty

Cheryl Allen
Cheryl Allen, Rph, BSPharm, MBA
Vice President Industry Relations
Diplomat


Adam Amdur
Adam Amdur
Chief Patient Officer
American Sleep Apnea Association


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Munther Baara
Head of New Clinical Paradigm
Pfizer


Alan Balch
Alan Balch, PhD
CEO
Patient Advocate Foundation


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Jack Barrette
CEO
WEGO Health


Rolf Benirschke
Rolf Benirschke
2018 NFL Man of the Year and Former NFL Player


Hayden B. Bosworth
Hayden B. Bosworth, PhD
Professor in psychiatry and Behavioral science
duke university


Kristina Broadbelt
Kristina Broadbelt
Director, Patient Advocacy
Horizon Pharma


Marie T Brown
Marie T Brown , MD, FACP
Associate Professor, Rush Medical College
Rush University Medical Center


Scott Bruun
Scott Bruun
Executive Director
Chronic Disease Coalition


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


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


Jennifer Covich Bordenick
Jennifer Covich Bordenick
Chief Executive Officer
ehealth initative Foundation


Melva Covington
Melva Covington, PhD
Senior Director Health Outcomes and Value Assessment
AGAPE Strategic Solutions, LLC


Michael Curry
Michael Curry
Patient and Family Advisor
The MetroHealth System


Linda Deal
Linda Deal
Senior Director and Head Patient-Centered Outcomes Assessment (PCOA)
Pfizer


Vicky DiBiaso
Vicky DiBiaso
Global Head of Clinical Operations Strategy & Collaboration
Sanofi


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Judy A. Doyle
Community Engagement Specialist
Abeona Therapeutics, Inc., Nasdaq: ABEO


Jennifer Dudinak
Jennifer Dudinak
Vice President Global Regulatory Affairs Oncology, Head, Pharma Regulatory Therapeutic Teams
GlaxoSmithKline


Mary Dunkle
Mary Dunkle
Vice President of Educational Initiatives
NORD


Lisa Egbuonu-Davis
Lisa Egbuonu-Davis, MD, MPH, MBA
Vice President, Global Patient Centered Outcomes and Solutions
Sanofi


Emmanuel Fombu
Emmanuel Fombu
Medical Director and CV Digital Medicine Lead
Novartis


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


Cindy Geoghegan
Cindy Geoghegan
CEO
Patient and Partners LLC


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


Jodie Gillon
Jodie Gillon, MPH
Global Medical Lead, Patient Engagement Rare Diseases
Pfizer Innovative Health


Jessica Grossman
Jessica Grossman, MD
Chief Executive Officer
Medicines360


Brian A. Hannah
Brian A. Hannah, MD, MS
Vice President, Chief Medical Information Officer
Mercy Health System


Andrea Furia Helms
Andrea Furia Helms
Patient Representative Program
FDA


Jeff Henderson
Jeff Henderson
Vice President, Managed Markets
Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc.


Todd Hobbs
Todd Hobbs, MD
Chief Medical Officer
NovoNordisk


Susan Hopkins
Susan Hopkins
Associate Director, Care Redesign and Adherence Lead
Merck


Thomas Hubbard
Thomas Hubbard
Vice President policy and research
NEHI


Barby Ingle
Barby Ingle
President and Founder
International Pain Foundation


Usman Iqbal
Usman Iqbal, MD, MPH, MBA
Senior Director, Medical Affairs & HEOR
Trevena


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Elizabeth Jobes
Head of Corporate Compliance and Legal Counsel
Spark Therapeutics


Larry Kaiser
Larry Kaiser
CEO
Temple University Health System


Helen Kellar-Wood
Helen Kellar-Wood, Ph.D.
Immunoscience Lead, Diversity & Patient Engagement
Bristol-Myers Squibb


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Brian Kennedy
Executive Director
Alliance for Patient Access


Carol Kivler
Carol Kivler, MS, CSP
Mental Health Speaker and Author;
Founder and President
Courageous Recovery, Inc.


Fran M. Kochman
Fran M. Kochman
National Director, Advocacy and Alliance Development, Respiratory and Professional Affairs
GlaxoSmithKline


Jake LaPorte
Jake LaPorte
Head of Digital Development
Novartis


Pablo Lapuerta
Pablo Lapuerta
Chief Medical Officer
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals


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


Sara Latham
Sara Latham
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Global Strategy
COPD Foundation


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


Christine MacCracken
Christine MacCracken
Director Patient Support
Janssen


Meghan McKenzie
Meghan McKenzie
Associate Director, Senior Clinical Program Leader
Genentech


Martin Mendoza
Martin Mendoza, PhD
Director, Extramural Research Program, Office of Minority Health
FDA


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


Bri Morris
Bri Morris
Director of strategic initiatives
National Community Pharmacists Association


Laurie Myers
Laurie Myers
Director, Global Health Literacy
Merck


Brandon Newman
Brandon Newman
Program Director, Specialty Pharmacy
Vanderbilt Medical Center


Doug Noland
Doug Noland
Executive Director, Patient Experience
Astellas


Arpan Patel
Arpan Patel
SVP of Trade, Technology, and Patient Access
Asembia


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


Jamie Ring
Jamie Ring
Vice President Global Patient Advocacy
Spark Therapeutics


Liz Roberts
Liz Roberts
Global Lead Transparency & Data Sharing
UCB


John Rother
John Rother
President and CEO
National Coalition on HealthCare


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


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


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


Rosemarie Sellati
Rosemarie Sellati
Director, Global Patient Advocacy, Hematology
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.


Katherine Sharpe
Katherine Sharpe
Senior Vice President, President and care giver support
American Cancer Society


Kesslyn Smith
Kesslyn Smith
Former BioOncology Reimbursement and Patient Services
Sandoz;
Former Reimbursement and Patient Access
Otsuk


Stephen Smith
Stephen Smith
Director Specialty marketing and market access
pfizer


Mark Stephan
Mark Stephan
Senior National Managed Markets Director
Alkermes


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Michael Stirratt
Scientific Program Officer
National Institute of Health


Douglas Stover
Douglas Stover
Vice President Patient Experience
UCB


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Allison Suttle
Chief Medical Officer
Sanford Health


Boxiong Tang
Boxiong Tang
Senior Director, Global Medical Affairs
Teva


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


Stella Vnook
Stella Vnook
Head of Patient Access and Services
Jazz Pharmaceuticals


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


Marla Jan Wexler
Marla Jan Wexler
Patient and Creator
LuckFupus


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


John Whyte
John Whyte
Director, Professional Affairs and Stakeholder Engagement
FDA


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


Tonya A. Winders
Tonya A. Winders, MBA
President and CEO Allergy and Asthma Network
Global Allergy & Asthma Patient Platform


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Janis Witzleb
Global Head, Study Start-Up
CSL Behring