Meet Our Team

Innovates To Heal, To Balance and To Correct

SANARE BIOSCIENCE SERVICES strives to improve medications and outcomes for patients. Our team is integral in achieving this goal.


Jack Donaldson IV M.Ed,

President, Founder 

Dr Melissa Clarke


Dr. Valerie Armstead 


Dan Blue, Executive Counsel

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John McAdory

VP of Clinical Trials

Aleksey N. Krylov, CFA, 


Dr. Nicole Francis Ford 

Director of Government Affairs


Gustavo Moura Letts 

VP of Research, 

Senior Lead Scientist


Kevin Winston

VP of Business Development 

Advisory Board

Dr. Winston Parris Professor Emeritus

Candis Edwards

Lou Spagna

Kavan Clifford MD, Phd

Jack Donaldson IV M.Ed President & Founder

 Master's Degree in Business Administration & Education. Mr Donaldson has been an innovator and healthcare consultant for 12 years. He has built large networks of physicians, pharmaceutical executives and influencers. Mr Donaldsons out of the box thinking with drug development provides creative dialogue with the Sanare Biosciences team of clinicians.  

Dr Melissa Clarke CMO

Harvard-trained, Dr. Clarke is an Emergency Medicine (EM) physician with deep clinical, academic and private sector healthcare experience. A former Assistant Dean at her institution, she led the EM research program and served for 10 years on the Institutional Review Board.  [She has served on NIH advisory boards, and published on pharmacogenomics in clinical practice.] In the private sector, she [leads healthcare system transformation work, and] has served as a Senior Medical Director in the insurance industry and VP of Population Health for an integrated clinical network serving addiction patients.

Dr. Valerie Armstead, CRO

Dr. Armstead has over 30 years of experience in pediatric, cardiovascular & thoracic anesthesiology. Dr. Armstead remains active in medical & health education, clinical trials, translational research and has served as chief medical officer (CMO) or on advisory boards for a number of companies.  She currently is a Professor of Anesthesiology at Temple University Health System

Dan Blue, Executive Counsel

Dan Blue, Legal Counsel • Executive Director of the Pharmaceutical Institute • Founder Campbell Alliance, a biopharma industry consultancy • Healthcare banker with Bear, Stearns & Co. • J.D., Duke Law School, M.B.A., Duke University Fuqua School of Business, B.S.E., Duke University

Gustavo Moura-Letts, VP of Research and Lead Scientist

Gustavo leads a team of scientists as an experienced organic chemist focused on drug design and medicinal chemistry

John McAdory, VP of Clinical Trials

John has over 20 years of experience in global clinical development from clinical study design to final study report, in all phases (phases 1 to 3) of clinical programs through NDA/MAA filing (phase 3). Expertise in all aspects of clinical operations project management including oversight of CROs and external service providers.

Dr. Nicole Francis Ford, Director of Government Affairs 

Program Manager & Director, Business Development & Capture Manager, Proposal writer, CMMI certified, Six Sigma Master Black Belt Certified/Problem-Solver, Federal Grants and Contracts Management and Advocate Special Education, Health & Civil Rights

Kevin Winston, VP of Business Development 

Kevin Winston has worked in corporate America for 25 years and sits on various boards from Derek Thomas Foundation to Healthy Hire Healthy Retire Foundation. Kevin has built a broad network of influencers and has a proven track record of fundraising for causes that make a positive impact

Dr. Winston Parris Professor Emeritus, Advisory Board Member

Dr. Winston Parris is a world-renowned pain management specialist and professor Emeritus with 50+ years of medical & research experience. Dr Parris will be advising Sanare Bioscience with research and product development.

Candis Edwards, Advisory Board Member

Candis Edwards has forty years of experience working in regulatory affairs and clinical trials for drug development, both domestically and internationally.

Lou Spagna, Advisory Board Member

Lou has 40 plus years leading retail companies like Haggar, Bugle Boy, IO Metro as CEO/President. He brings a wealth of leadership experience to Sanare Bioscience board  

Kavan Clifford MD Phd, Advisory Board Member 

Dr Kavan Clifford graduated from Medical School, Residency and Fellowship from John Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr Clifford has been practicing Anesthesiology for 10 years and will support Sanare Bioscience with strategic relationships and clinical support.  


phone 855-929-3062

 fax    888-417-4460

800 Leigh St.

Richmond, VA, 23298

3301 Eastern Avenue

Baltimore, MD 21224

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