Advancing the Vaccine Law Dialogue

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

Mark Feinberg

Mark Feinberg President & CEO IAVI Bio: Mark Feinberg, M.D., Ph.D., is president and CEO of IAVI where he leads a global team working to advance the development of vaccines and other biomedical innovations to protect against infection with HIV, TB, and other infectious diseases that disproportionately impact low-income countries. Prior to joining IAVI in … Read more

Anita Patel, PharmD

Anita Patel, PharmD Vice President Pharmacy Services Development, Walgreen Co. Bio: Dr. Anita Patel is responsible for prioritizing improvements and advancements within existing pharmacy services as well as identifying and prioritizing new opportunities for growth and innovation within healthcare. She also oversees Walgreens COVID-19 strategy and execution, including vaccines, data and analytics, and testing. She … Read more

Richard Leach, JD

Richard Leach, JD President and CEO, Main Sail Strategies Bio: Richard develops and implements solutions to national and international challenges. His pas projects have included addressing COVID-19 and future pandemics, enhancing food security and nutritional practices, and decreasing polarization and other threats to democracy.

Vacheria Keys, JD

Vacheria Keys, JD Director of Policy & Regulatory Affairs at National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) Bio: Vacheria is the Director of Regulatory Affairs for the National Association of Community Health Centers, providing support to members on Medicaid, Medicare, 340B, and COVID-19 vaccine related regulations. Vacheria has built unique health policy experience throughout law … Read more

Donna Garland

Donna Garland Deputy Associate Administrator for Communications and Marketing at GSA Bio: Donna serves as the Deputy Associate Administrator for Communications and Marketing at the General Services Administration (GSA). The Office of Communications and Marketing (OCM) is GSA’s singular resource for all internal and external communications needs. OCM’s main job is to use communications to … Read more

Dayna Bowen Matthew, JD, PhD

Dayna Bowen Matthew, JD, PhD Dean, Professor The George Washington University Law School Bio: Dayna Bowen Matthew, JD, PhD, is the Dean and Harold H. Greene Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School. A leader in public health and civil rights law who focuses on disparities in health, health care, and the … Read more

Illisa Bernstein, PharmD, JD, FAPhA

Ilisa Bernstein, PharmD, JD, FAPhA Senior Vice President of Pharmacy Practice and Government Affairs, American Pharmacist Association Bio: Ilisa Bernstein, PharmD, JD, FAPhA, is Interim CEO and Executive Vice President at the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). She is responsible for leading the development and implementation of APhA’s strategies, policies, and programs, and guiding APhA as … Read more

Joni Cover

Joni Cover Vice President, Strategic Initiatives at National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associates Bio: Joni is the newest member of the NASPA team – joining us after serving as the CEO of the Nebraska Pharmacists Association for 17 years. Joni graduated from the University of Nebraska with a bachelor’s degree in Communications; received a bachelor’s … Read more

Christy Gray, MPH, CHES, CHTS

Christy Gray, MPH, CHES, CHTS  Division of Immunization Director, Virginia Department of Health Bio: Christy Gray has worked with the Division of Immunization of VDH since 2009. She works within the Virginia Immunization Information System team concentrating on data quality, data exchange, and strategic planning. She has been director of the Division of Immunization since … Read more