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.

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Jack Donaldson IV M.Ed,

President, Founder 

Dr. Valerie Armstead 

CRO

Dr Melissa Clarke

CMO

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Gustavo Moura Letts, Phd

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Dan Blue, Executive Counsel

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John McAdory

VP of Clinical Trials

Advisory Board

Dr. Winston Parris Professor Emeritus

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Candis Edwards

Andre Harrell

Kavan Clifford MD, Phd

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Richard Manson

 
Jack Donaldson IV M.Ed President & Founder

Jack Donaldson IV, Founder, President of Sanare Bioscience has worked 14-years as a healthcare consultant and Innovator. He has worked with healthcare providers, manufacturers, distributors and hospital group purchasing organizations. Jack has built a network of over 300 physicians and 400 independent pharmacies. Jack's always been a patient advocate building value and educating in the healthcare supply chain

 
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.

 
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

 
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

Andrell Harrell, Chief Commercial Officer

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

 
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. 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.

Gustavo Moura-Letts

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

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.  

Richard Manson

Richard Manson is a premier provider of innovative products, services and solutions to the health-care and retail pharmacy industry.