KaShauna G. Rohlehr is a highly motivated, results-driven technical and project management professional with 16+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Over her career, she has held positions within production, quality, technical, and supply chain organizations supporting vaccines and biopharmaceuticals manufacturing. She has been employed with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) for 11 years, where she is currently Associate Director of Alliance, Program, and Project Management.
5 Questions with Leah Sera, PharmD, MA, BCPS, Program Director, MS in Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics (MCST), Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
Leah Sera, PharmD, MA, BCPS, is the Program Director, MS in Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics (MCST), and an Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. She is currently an associate professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science. Her clinical specialties are pain management and palliative care.
Andy has worked with BioBuzz for the last decade to help spread the word of the BioHealth Capital Region even before it was branded with that name. His background includes years at MedImmune supporting the Commercial Operations Organization before becoming a BioHealth Nomad working with various clients in Operations, Communications, and Strategic Services.
5 Questions with Kathryn Hamilton, MSB, Senior Consultant, Biomedical Positioning, Booz Allen Hamilton, Managing Editor & Senior Staff Writer Bioeconomy.XYZ
Kathryn Hamilton, MSB is a Senior Consultant, Biomedical Positioning with Booz Allen Hamilton and Managing Editor & Senior Staff writer Bioeconomy.XYZ. She graduated from Calvin University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biochemistry and a Master’s of Science in Business from the Catholic University of America.
Bill Niland is a serial healthcare entrepreneur who has founded and successfully exited four different companies in the healthcare space. He holds 22 patents, is an angel investor, and sits on multiple medical device company boards.
Sue Carr RPh is President and Founder of CarrTech LLC, a medical device company. CarrTech has developed, patented, and prototyped an all-in-one package one needle filter device to increase safety and compliance while reducing time and waste. CarrTech’s mission is to improve healthcare by making medication preparation safer.
5 Questions with Elissa Cote, Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
Elissa Cote is the senior vice president and chief strategy and business development officer at Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. She has responsibility for corporate strategy, licensing, M&A and alliance management, and is a member of Mallinckrodt’s senior leadership team.
Raphaella Thorson is an R&D Learning Technology Leader at AstraZeneca. She has been in her new role since November 2020 focusing on how to leverage AZ learning technologies to maintain training inspection readiness across R&D. Raphaella is a mother of 3 and In her spare time she likes to spend time with her family and friends, as well as travel to anywhere with a beautiful beach. She is a huge music fan and enjoys listening to anything from Classical music to Metal.
Alia Poonawala is the Executive Director of Hire Hopkins, a design-thinking office out of JHU focused on helping companies get access to the best talent possible from across JHU’s 9 divisions. She forms hiring partnerships with companies who are focused on building diversity and equity in their hiring pipelines.
5 Questions with Caleb McKinney, Ph.D., MPS., Assistant Dean, Georgetown University Biomedical Graduate Education
Caleb McKinney, Ph.D., MPS, is committed to advocacy and career formation of graduate students, postdoctoral and clinical fellows. His research focus is on career transitions in the biomedical workforce, with an emphasis on designing and evaluating interventions that facilitate these transitions. Dr. McKinney is the Assistant Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Training & Development for Biomedical Graduate Education and Assistant Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the Georgetown University Medical Center.