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Board of Directors

M. Kathleen Behrens, Ph.D
Chair of the Board

Dr. M. Kathleen Behrens served as a member of the board of directors of each of Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (SRPT), a multi-billion dollar medical research and drug development company focused on the discovery and development of unique RNA-targeted therapeutics for the treatment of rare neuromuscular diseases, since March 2009

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James L. Bierman

Mr. Bierman served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Owens & Minor, Inc., a Fortune 500 company and a leading distributor of medical and surgical supplies, from September 2014 to June 2015.

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Phyllis Gardner, M.D.

Dr. Gardner has spent more than 35 years in academia, medicine and industry. She has served on the board of directors of several public and private companies, including Revance Therapeutics, Inc. since 2006, Corium International, Inc. from November 2007 to December 2018, and CohBar, Inc. from February 2019 to present. Dr. Gardner has also served […]

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Michael J. Giuliani, M.D.

Since July 2016, Dr. Giuliani has been a consultant for several small pharmaceutical companies and has provided expert testimony for Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. In addition to advising these companies, he volunteers his time and expertise to assist individuals or entities attempting to bring a pharmaceutical product forward from the pre-concept phase. From November 2007 to June […]

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William A. Hawkins III

Mr. Hawkins serves as a Senior Advisor to EW Healthcare Partners, a life sciences private equity firm. Mr. Hawkins is the former Chairman and CEO of Medtronic, Inc., a global leader in medical technology. He was at Medtronic from 2002 until 2011. After retiring from Medtronic, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Immucor, Inc., a […]

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Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Laurencin currently serves the Albert and Wilda Van Dusen Distinguished Endowed Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Connecticut, and is one of two designated University Professors at the school. He is also a materials scientist and engineer and is Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and […]

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K. Todd Newton

Mr. Newton has, since 2014, served as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Apollo Endosurgery, Inc. (APEN), a leader in the field of gastrointestinal therapeutic endoscopy.

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Martin P. Sutter

Since 1985, Mr. Sutter has been the Co-Founder and a Managing Director of EW Healthcare Partners, previously known as Essex Woodlands Health Ventures, a healthcare-focused growth equity firm. Mr. Sutter has been directly involved with more than 30 of EW Healthcare Partners’ portfolio company investments. Educated in chemical engineering and finance, Mr. Sutter has more than 35 years of […]

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Timothy R. Wright
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Wright was appointed Chief Executive Officer effective May 13, 2019. Previously, Mr. Wright served as a Partner at Signal Hill Advisors, LLC, a consulting practice, since February 2011.

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