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2021 Summit Speaking Faculty

CHAIRPERSON: <p>William Schmidt, Ph.D.</p>

William Schmidt, Ph.D.


NorthStar Consulting

Smriti Iyengar, Ph.D.
Smriti Iyengar, Ph.D.Program Director, Preclinical Screening Platform for Pain (PSPP) Program, Division of Translational Research, NINDS, National Institutes of Health
Judy Ashworth, MD
Judy Ashworth, MDChief Medical Officer

Pinney Associates

Robert H. Dworkin, Ph.D.
Robert H. Dworkin, Ph.D.Professor of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, Neurology & Psychiatry

University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

Jack Henningfield, Ph.D.
Jack Henningfield, Ph.D.VP, Research, Health Policy & Liability

Pinney Associates

Dean J. Mariano, DO, FASA
Dean J. Mariano, DO, FASAHead of Neuroscience & Pain - Exploratory Medicine & Pharmacology

Eli Lilly

Ana Moreno, Ph.D.
Ana Moreno, Ph.D.Chief Executive Officer

Navega Tx

Rebecca Hommer, MD
Rebecca Hommer, MDMedical Officer

NINDS, National Institutes of Health

Bazbek Davletov, Ph.D.
Bazbek Davletov, Ph.D.Professor

University of Sheffield

Dominique Demolle, Ph.D.
Dominique Demolle, Ph.D.Chief Executive Officer


Gregg Peterson
Gregg PetersonChief Executive Officer

Bexson Biomedical

Karen Wagner, Ph.D.
Karen Wagner, Ph.D.Principle Scientist


Hongkang Zhang, Ph.D.
Hongkang Zhang, Ph.D.Senior Scientist

Q-State Biosciences

Robert Barrow
Robert BarrowChief Executive Officer


Arturo Rosales, Ph.D.
Arturo Rosales, Ph.D.Vice President, Data & Technology Solutions

Analgesic Solutions (WCG)

Richard Malamut, MD
Richard Malamut, MDChief Medical Officer

Collegium Pharmaceuticals

Jelena Janjic, Ph.D.
Jelena Janjic, Ph.D.Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Duquesne University

Ryan Lanier, Ph.D.
Ryan Lanier, Ph.D.Director, Clinical Development & Abuse Liability

Pinney Associates