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PHL Life Sciences Staff & Advisory Board

Updated: August 03, 2021

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PHL Life Sciences Staff

Bonnie Grant

Executive Director, PHL Life Sciences


Damali Stansbury

PHL Diversity & Life Sciences Specialist


PHL Life Sciences Advisory Board (2020-2022)

Laurie Actman

Chief Marketing, Communications Manager University of Pennsylvania

J. Robert Beck. M.D.

Senior Vice President & Chief Academic Officer Fox Chase Cancer Center

Fritz Bittenbender

Senior Vice President, Government Affairs Genentech

Kenneth J. Blank, Ph.D.

President and CEO University Research Strategies

Tracy S. Brala

Vice President, Ecosystem Development University City Science Center

Christopher M. Cashman

Chairman & CEO Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Geert Cauwenbergh, Ph.D.

Chairman & CEO Rhei Pharmaceuticals

Susan E. Coffin, MD, MPH

MPH Managing Director, Healthcare Associated Infections & Antimicrobial Resistance Philadelphia Department of Public Health

David A. Cole, PhD

President and CEO, The Science History Institute

Carol J. de Fries

VP of Workforce & Economic Innovation Community College of Philadelphia

Jonathan A. Epstein, M.D.

Executive Vice Dean & Chief Scientific Officer Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania

Thomas Farley, MD, MPH

MPH Health Commissioner City of Philadelphia

Margaret Foti, M.D.(hc), Ph.D. (Former Co-Chair)

CEO American Association for Cancer Research

Leonard R. Friedland, MD

Vice President, Director Scientific Affairs & Public Health GlaxoSmithKine

Michelle S. Gollapalli, MBA, CFRE, CAP

Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion & Development, ECRI

Joy Goswami, MS, MBA, RTTP

Assistant Director-Technology Transfer Center University of Delaware

Anthony P. Green, Ph.D.

Vice President, Regional Initiatives Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Ed Grose

Executive Director Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association

Debbie Hart

President and CEO BioNJ

Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS

FACS Dean, CEO & Senior Executive VP Temple University School of Medicine

Paul Katz, M.D.

President University of the Sciences

David R. King (Former Co-Chair)*

Former Venture Partner Antonarp

Hugh J. Lavery

Senior VP, Government & External Affairs Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

T. Dianne Langford, PhD

Assistant Dean Research Lewis Katz School of Medicine Temple University

Robert F. Margolskee, MD, PhD

Ph.D. Director & President Monell Chemical Senses Center

Kathleen Matt, Ph.D.

Dean and Professor University of Delaware College of Health Sciences

Angela McDonald, Ph.D., LPCS, NCC

Dean St. Joseph’s University

Edith P. Mitchell, M.D., MACP, FCPP

Clinical Professor Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

Michael Mittelman, OD, MPH, FAAO

President Salus University

Christopher P. Molineaux*

President & CEO Life Sciences Pennsylvania

Thomas Muldoon

President Muldoon & Associates

Patrick M. Oates, Ph.D.

Vice President, Strategy & Business Development EMSCO

Meghna Patel, MHA

Deputy Secretary for Health Innovation, Pennsylvania Department of Health

Shawn Patrick O’Brien

CEO Genomind

Jennifer Pinto-Martin, PhD, MPH

Executive Director Center for Public Health Initiatives University of Pennsylvania

Kristine Peterson (Former Co-Chair)

Former Chief Executive Officer Valeritas Inc.

Michael A. Rashid

Commerce Director, City of Philadelphia

RoseAnn Rosenthal

President & CEO Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Tabassum Salam, MD, MBA, FACP

VP, Medical Education Division American College of Physicians

Barbara Schilberg

Managing Director & CEO BioAdvance

Michael E. Selzer, M.D, Ph.D., FRCP

Director Shriners Hospital Pediatric Research Center

Tracy Shickel

Director, Economic Development University of Delaware

Kenny J. Simansky, Ph.D., MBA

Vice Dean for Research Drexel University

Heather Steinman, Ph.D., MBA**

VP, Business Development, Exec. Dir. The Wistar Institute

Thomas R. Tritton, Ph.D.

Former President & CEO Chemical Heritage Foundation

Jay Vazquez

President and CEO Philadelphia Academies, Inc.

Edgar A. Vesga-Arias, MPR, CMI*

Executive Vice President & COO Philadelphia International Medicine

Barbara Wadsworth, DNP, RN, FACHE, FAAN, NEA-BC

Senior Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer Main Line Health Systems

Michele Washko

Founder and President Life Science Innovations

Darryl N. Williams, Ph.D.**~

Senior VP of Science and Education The Franklin Institute

George M. Wohlreich, MD, MA, DSc (Hon) FCPP*

President and CEO The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Chris Yochim (Former Co-Chair)*

Board Chairman Delaware Bioscience Association

PHLCVB Nursing Leadership Committee

Paula Agosto, RN, BSN, MHA

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

James Ballinghoff, MSN, MBA, RN, NEA

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Cindy Blank-Reid, RN, MSN, CEN

Temple University Hospital

Elizabeth Craig, DNP, CRNP, FACHE

Pennsylvania Hospital

Richard G. Cuming, Ed.D., MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

Christiana Care Health System

Regina Cunningham, Ph.D., RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Kathleen Czekanski, Ph.D., RN, CNE

LaSalle University, School of Nursing

Pamela DeCampli, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, FAAN

Jeffrey Doucette, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

Press Ganey

Susan Engel, RN, BSN

Bayada Home Healthcare

Terri Hinkley, EdD©, MBA, BScN, RN

Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses

Ingrid McGovern, CNO

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

Evelyn Lengetti, Ph.D., RN-BC

Villanova University, College of Nursing

Betty Long, RN, MHA

Guardian Nurses Healthcare Advocates

Marie Ann Marino, EdD, RN, FAAN

Thomas Jefferson College of Nursing

Barbara McLaughlin, Ph.D., RN, CNE, ANEF

Community College of Philadelphia Dept. of Nursing

Ingrid McGovern

St. Christopher’s Hospital

Dane E. Menkin, CRNP

Main Line HealthCare

Jane Mericle, MHS-CL, BSN, RN, CENP

Chief Nurse Executive at Nemours/ Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

Sharon Murphy-Potts, BSN, RN, CRRN

Genex Services

Kimberlee Montgomery, DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC, CNE, FAANP, FAAN

Drexel University College of Nursing

Ann L. O’Sullivan, Ph.D., FAAN, CPNP

University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing

AnnMarie Papa, DNP, RN, CEN, NE-BC, FAEN, FAAN

Einstein Medical Center

Jane Rothrock, Ph.D., RN, CNOR, FAAN

Quest RN, Inc.

Franklin A. Shaffer, EdD, RN, FAAN, FFNMRCSI

CGNFS International


U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

Marguerite Stahley Ambrose, PhD, RN, APRN-BC

West Chester University

Loretta Sweet Jemmott, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions

Barbara Wadsworth, DNP, RN, FACHE, FAAN, NEA-BC**

Main Line Health System

Roberta Waite, Ed.D., PMHCNS-BC, FAAN, ANEF

Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions


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