Speakers-Lindsay Androski

Lindsay Androski President and CEO of Roivant Social Ventures Bio: Lindsay Androski serves as President and CEO of Roivant Social Ventures.  Ms. Androski joined Roivant Sciences as one of its earliest employees, and built and led the team responsible for the in-licensing or acquisition of more than 30 therapeutic programs, resulting in the launch and … Read more

Speakers-Ana Santos Rutschman

Ana Santos Rutschman Professor of Law 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 on vaccine law and … Read more

Speakers-Clarence K. Lam

Clarence K. Lam, M.D. State Senator-Maryland General Assembly (District 12) Bio: Member of Senate since January 9, 2019 (representing Baltimore County & Howard County, Jan. 9, 2019 to Jan. 11, 2023; representing Anne Arundel & Howard counties since Jan. 11, 2023). Member, Finance Committee, 2023-; Executive Nominations Committee, 2019-; Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness, 2019-. … Read more

Speakers-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

Speakers-Julia Barnes-Weise

Julia Barnes-Weise Executive Director, Global Health Innovation Alliance Accelerator 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. She has also been a senior consultant to CEPI for five years. … Read more

Speakers-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

Speakers-Hotez, Peter

Peter J. Hotez, M.D., Ph.D Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine Bio:Peter J. Hotez, M.D., Ph.D. is Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine and Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology & Microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine where he is also the Co-director of … Read more

Speakers-Winslow, Dean

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

Speakers-Ravega, Kaytie M.

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

Speakers-Pan, Richard

Dr. Richard Pan Pediatrician, former member of the California State Senate Bio:Dr. Richard Pan is a pediatrician and former UC Davis professor who served in the California State Senate from 2014 to 2022, representing the 6th Senate district, which encompassed parts of Sacramento and Yolo counties. Prior to being elected to the State Senate, he … Read more