2019 Speaking Faculty

Eleni Anagnostiadis
CDR Eleni Anagnostiadis, RPh, MPM
Acting Director, Professional Affairs and Stakeholder Engagement
CDER, FDA


LaGenia Bailey
LaGenia Bailey, Pharm.D, BCPP, CYT-IAYT
Director, Medical Science Liasion, Lead for Patient Centricity, Clinical Development, Medical Research
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Incorporated


Alan Balch
Alan Balch, PhD
Chief Executive Officer
Patient Advocate Foundation


Jack Barrette
Jack Barrette
CEO
WEGO Health


Michelle Berg
Michelle Berg
Vice President, Patient Affairs, Community Engagement
Abeona Therapeutics


Kevin Bernier
Kevin Bernier, MBA
Director of Advocacy Relations
US Bayer Pharmaceuticals


Meredith Cagle
Meredith Cagle, MPH
Senior Director, Patient Engagement
Global Genes


Bill Campbell
Bill Campbell
Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer
CSL Behring


Michael Capaldi
Michael Capaldi
Associate Vice President, Head of Oncology and Consumer Health Care Public Affairs
Sanofi U.S.


Barbara Connors
Barbara Connors
Chief Medical Officer
Office of the Regional Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services


Tom Croce
Tom Croce
Vice President, Global Advocacy
Amgen


Gwen Darien
Gwen Darien
Executive Vice President, Patient Advocacy
National Patient Advocate Foundation


Meenakshi Datta
Meenakshi Datta
Meenakshi Datta, Partner
Sidley Austin LLP


Alexis Denny
Alexis Denny
Director of Government Affairs
PKD Foundation


Mary Dunkle
Mary Dunkle
Vice President, Educational Initiatives
National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)


Maria Firvida
Maria Firvida
Director, Global Advocacy
Jazz Pharmaceuticals


Jayne Gershkowitz
Jayne Gershkowitz
Chief Patient Advocate
Amicus Therapeutics


Hannah Green
Hannah Green
Director of Advocacy and strategic alliances
PhRMA


Samantha Hack
Samantha Hack
Director, Neurology Marketing
Sunovion


Andrea Furia Helms
Andrea Furia Helms
Director, Patient Affairs Staff
FDA


Kathi Henson
Kathi Henson
Chief Patient Service Officer
Eversana


Tara Herington
Tara Herington
Vice President, Cardinal Health Sonexus™ Access and Patient Support
Cardinal Health


Todd Hobbs
Todd Hobbs, MD
Chief Medical Officer
NovoNordisk


Trisha Holleran-Devlin
Trisha Holleran-Devlin
Director, Patient Advocacy
Dermira


Catherine Jackson
Catherine Jackson, RN, BSN, MPH
Director of Advocacy Relations, Government Affairs, Policy and Advocacy
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals


Christine Janus
Christine Janus
Chief Executive Officer
International Alliance of Dermatology Patient Organizations


Terrance Killilea
Terrance Killilea, Pharm.D.
Senior Vice President, Fiscal Integration
USI Insurance Services


Fran M Kochman
Fran M Kochman
Patient Advocacy Leaders Summit (PALS) Network Ambassador
THE AIDS INSTITUTE


Camilla Krogh Lauritzen
Camilla Krogh Lauritzen
Chief Patient Officer, Rare Diseases
Leo Pharma


Freda Lewis-Hall
Freda Lewis-Hall, MD, DFAPA
Executive Vice President and Chief Patient Officer
Pfizer


Barry Liden
Barry Liden
Vice president, Patient Engagement, Edwards Lifesciences
Adjunct Faculty, Georgetown University


Matt Livingstone
Matt Livingstone
Vice President, Group Creative Director
MRM//McCann


Michael Mittelman
Michael Mittelman
Executive Director, Board Chairman, American Living Organ Donor Fund;
Patient Advisor, PCORI Ambassador;


Stephen Perkins
Stephen Perkins, MD
Chief Medical Officer
UPMC Health Plan


Meagan Perry
Meagan Perry
Associate Director, Patient Advocacy and Strategic Partnerships
EMD Serono, Inc.


Michelle Plavchak
Michelle Plavchak
Rare Disease Care Giver


Patti Pozella
Patti Pozella
Global Head, Patient Experience
United Therapeutics Corporation


Sean Rapson
Sean Rapson
Vice President
Promidian, an EVERSANA company


Michele Rhee
Michele Rhee, MBA, MPH
Head, Patient Affairs
Enzyvant


John Rother
John Rother
Chief Executive Officer
National Coalition on HealthCare


Molly Njeru Ryan
Molly Njeru Ryan
Head of government affairs
Otsuka


Parisa Sanandaji
Parisa Sanandaji
Director, Patient Advocacy Relations
Intercept Pharmaceuticals


Samir Shaikh
Samir Shaikh
Deputy Director, Patient Affairs Staff, Office of the Commissioner
FDA


Gregg Shapiro
Gregg Shapiro
Assitant United States Attorney, District of Massachusetts
US Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts


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


Kristen Silberstein
Kristen Silberstein
Vice President, Patient Engagement & Chief Experience Officer
Holy Name Medical Center


Jaye Bea Smalley
Jaye Bea Smalley
Director Global Patient Advocacy And Lifecycle Management
Celgene


Philip Thevenet
Philip Thevenet
Director of Federal Government Relations and Advocacy
Glaxosmithkline


Tiah Tomlin
Tiah Tomlin
Patient Advocate and Co-Founder
My Style Matters


Erin Wade
Erin Wade
Rare Disease Care Giver and Health Care Writer


Margaret-Mary Wilson
Margaret-Mary Wilson, MD, MRCP, MBA
Chief Medical Officer, Senior Vice President
UnitedHealthcare Global


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


Jodi Wolff
Jodi Wolff, PhD, MSSW
Head, Patient Advocacy
U.S., Santhera Pharmaceuticals


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Levi Gershkowitz
Founder and Executive Director
Living In The Light LLC