Speakers-Arthur, Phyllis

Phyllis Arthur Vice President, Infectious Diseases & Diagnostics Policy at Biotechnology Innovation Organization Bio: Phyllis Arthur is the Vice President for Infectious Diseases and Diagnostics Policy at the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO). In this role, she works with member companies in vaccines, molecular diagnostics and bio-defense on policy, legislative and regulatory issues. Prior to joining … Read more

Speakers-Mouta-Bellum, Carla

Carla Mouta-Bellum JD/ PhD, Partner, Arrigo, Lee, Guttman & Mouta-Bellum, LLP Bio: Carla Mouta-Bellum has been a partner of the firm of Arrigo, Lee, Guttman & Mouta-Bellum, LLP, since 2018. She has previously been with Finnegan Henderson, and a Principal Investigator for the Maine Medical Center Research Institute. She received her Juris Doctor from the … Read more

Speakers-Wilder, Richard

Richard Wilder General Counsel and Director of Business Development at Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations Bio:Richard Wilder is Associate General Counsel in the Global Health Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, responsible for providing legal support in a range of projects for the development and delivery of drugs, vaccines and diagnostics in the … Read more

Speakers-Das, Rahul

Rahul Das USPTO Office of Policy and International Affairs Rahul Das is a patent attorney with the Office of Policy and International Affairs (OPIA) at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Mr. Das is on the patents team at OPIA and he develops and formulates domestic and international patent policy and provides advice on … Read more

Speakers-Moezie, Minna

Minna Moezie USPTO Office of Policy and International Affairs Ms. Moezie began with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in 1992 as a pharmaceutical patent examiner. In 2000, she became a Supervisory Patent Examiner in an art unit examining pharmaceutical patent applications. Ms. Moezie moved to USPTO’s Office of Policy and International Affairs (OPIA) in 2002 to work … Read more

Speakers-Salmon, Daniel

Daniel Salmon, Ph.D. Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Bio: Dr. Salmon’s primary research and practice interest is optimizing the prevention of childhood infectious diseases through the use of vaccines. He is broadly trained in vaccinology, with an emphasis in epidemiology, behavioral epidemiology, and health policy. Dr. Salmon’s focus has been on post-licensure vaccine … Read more

Speakers-Yang, Tony

Y. Tony Yang Professor of Health Policy, George Washington University School of Nursing Bio: Y. Tony Yang, ScD, LLM, MPH, is an endowed professor (with tenure) in health policy and the executive director of the Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement at George Washington University School of Nursing. He also holds a joint appointment at the Milken … Read more

Speakers-Reznik, Kirill

Kirill Reznik Member, Maryland House of Delegates.  Bio: Kirill Reznik is a Ukrainian-born American member of the Maryland House of Delegates representing Montgomery County, Maryland. Reznik has served in the Maryland House of Delegates since he first took office in 2007. His assignments have included the Committee on Health and Government Operations, and the Subcommittee … Read more

Speakers-Mello, Michelle

Michelle Mello Professor of Law and Health Policy, Stanford University Bio: Michelle Mello is a leading empirical health law scholar whose research is focused on understanding the effects of law and regulation on health care delivery and population health outcomes. She holds a joint appointment at the Stanford University School of Medicine in the Department … Read more

Speakers-Diamond, Nicholas

Nicholas J. Diamond, Esq., Partner, Jackson Walker Bio: Nicholas “Nick” Diamond is a regulatory lawyer with extensive, international experience counseling clients across the health sector, including life sciences companies, medical device companies, technology companies, retail pharmacies, medical distributors, industry trade organizations, and nonprofits. He maintains a global practice focused on regulatory, public policy, and ethics … Read more