Advancing the Vaccine Law Dialogue

Pre-conference: September 13 Washington, D.C.

Cathy Burgess

Cathy Burgess Partner, Alston & Bird Bio: Cathy Burgess leads her firm’s FDA Compliance and Enforcement Team and co-leads the firm’s FDA practice. Cathy advises clients on a range of matters affecting prescription and OTC drugs, biologics, medical devices, foods, and cosmetics, and has extensive experience regarding current good manufacturing practice (CGMP) regulation and supply … Read more

Lindsay Androski

Lindsay Androski, JD, MBA, CFA Founder, President and CEO, Roivant Social Ventures Bio: Lindsay Androski, JD, MBA, CFA is President and CEO of Roivant Social Ventures, the social impact arm of Roivant Sciences, which has a mission of improving healthcare access and outcomes for underserved groups and unmet medical needs. She joined the founding team … Read more

Ana Santos Rutschman, JD

Ana Santos Rutschman, JD Professor, College of Law, Villanova University Bio: Ana Santos Rutschman is Professor of Law at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, where she teaches and researches topics related to health law, intellectual property, innovation in the life sciences, and law and technology. She is a nationally and internationally recognized expert … Read more

Hon. Clarence Lam

Hon. Clarence Lam MD, MPH, State Senator, Maryland Bio: Dr. Clarence Lam is a state senator representing District 12 (Howard and Anne Arundel Counties) in the Maryland General Assembly, where he serves on the Senate Finance Committee and the Executive Nominations Committee. He chairs the Howard County Delegation, the Joint Committee on Audits and Evaluations, … Read more

Melinda Morton Hamer

Melinda Morton Hamer MD, MPH, FACEP Deputy Director for Operations, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs Bio: Melinda Morton Hamer MD, MPH is Deputy Director for Operations at Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs. She previously served on detail as a Senior Medical Advisor at BARDA’s Division of Research, Innovation and Ventures. She also served as Director … Read more

Julia Barnes-Weise

Julia Barnes-Weise, JD CPE Executive Director of the Global Healthcare Innovation Alliances Accelerator (GHIAA) Bio: Julia Barnes-Weise is the Executive Director of the Global Healthcare Innovation Alliances Accelerator (GHIAA), a non-profit organization that develops and promotes the use of tools and best practices for global health alliance formation. In this capacity she has also been … Read more

Joe Smyser

Dr. Joe Smyser, Ph.D, MSPH CEO, The Public Good Projects Bio: Dr. Joe Smyser is the Chief Executive Officer of PGP. Dr. Smyser has created the strategies for several of the world’s largest and most successful behavior change campaigns and programs. The methodologies he has championed, such as media monitoring for disease surveillance, disseminating health … Read more

Peter Hotez, MD, PhD

Peter Hotez, MD, PhD Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine, Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology & Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Co-director of the Texas Children’s Center for Vaccine Development (CVD) and Texas Children’s Hospital Endowed Chair of Tropical Pediatrics. Author of “The Deadly Rise of Anti-Science – A Scientist’s Warning.” Bio: … Read more

Dean Winslow

Dr. Dean Winslow Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine Bio:Dean Winslow, MD is Professor of Medicine with appointments in the Divisions of Hospital Medicine and Infectious Diseases and is a Senior Fellow (courtesy) at CISAC/Freeman Spogli Institute. He has served on the Stanford faculty since 1998 … Read more

Kaytie M. Ravega

Kaytie M. Ravega Partner and Health Care Attorney, Quarles & Brady LLP Bio:Kaytie Ravega helps businesses large and small refine their novel health care ideas in compliant ways, prepare the agreements necessary for implementation, assess the compliance of existing practices and navigate the complex web of regulatory requirements governing pharmacies of all kinds, businesses throughout … Read more