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,
Dr Melissa Clarke
Dr. Valerie Armstead
Dan Blue, Executive Counsel
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
VP of Business Development
Dr. Winston Parris Professor Emeritus
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.