Meet Our Experts

Albert Di Rienzo, PHD

President & Chief Innovation Officer
Radicle Innovation

Alice Shade, MHA

President
Four A Ventures

Becky Foster, MPH

Principal
Foster Health Care Consulting

Ben Banahan, PHD

Founder & Director
Oxford Marketing Research

Cynthia Leaphart, MD, MBA, FACS

MD
DMC

Dan Castillo, MHA

Vice Dean for Health Sciences and Chief Operating Officer
Tulane University School of Medicine

Doug Paul, PharmD PhD

Partner
MME

Emily Alva

Corporate Board Member
Amneal Pharmaceuticals

Gaylord VanGuilder, MBA

Managing Director
BlueCreek Pharmaceuticals

Jacqueline Wood, RN, MSN, MBA

Client Strategist Manager
PwC

Jorge Serrano

Consultant
Cotiviti

Lee Hyman

Director of Network and Medical Cost
JenCare Senior Medical Center

Marc Filerman

Program CEO
German Accelerator Life Sciences

Martin Jernigan, RPh, MS, PhD

Vice President US Marketing
Akebia Therapeutics

Natalie Thurston, RN, MBA, CPHQ

Consultant
Thurston Consulting

Rebecca Rice

Director of Operations
Louisville Healthcare CEO Council

Roberto Roitz, MBA, MiF

Director of Strategic Partnerships & Ventures
Humana

Sawan Hurst

CEO
Phi Life Sciences

Steve Abell, BA

Vice President, Strategic Innovations and Investments
Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Timothy Peck, MD

Executive Portfolio Director of Health
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