Operating with a strong sense of business integrity and corporate responsibility is critical to maintain trust and credibility. BioClinica's management team is comprised of clinical trial experts with years of clinical trial, bioimaging, data management, business management, technology and pharmaceutical industry experience. Together, our clinical trial experts are dedicated to deliver better results for all of our clients' clinical trials, globally.
- Mark Weinstein, President and CEO
- Ted Kaminer, CPA, Executive V.P., Finance & Administration, Chief Financial Officer
- Peter S. Benton, Executive V.P., President, eClinical Solutions
- David S. Herron, Executive V.P., President, Imaging Solutions
- Garry D. Johnson, Executive V.P., Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
- Douglas Cory, Vice President, eClinical Solutions Development
- Jim Dorsey, Vice President, Marketing
- Paul Hopper, Vice President, Enterprise Information Technology
- Maria Kraus, Vice President, Corporate Controller
- Colleen LoConte, Vice President, Program Management
- Carmella Miller, Vice President Corporate Human Resources
- Emmanuel Olart, Vice President, Medical Imaging Solutions Development
- Nicole Risnychok, Vice President, Contracts & Proposals
Medical Imaging and Cardiovascular Solutions Management
- John Blank, Senior Vice President and Managing Director European Headquarters
- Robbie Chana, MBA, Vice President, Global Business Development
- Mark Endres, Senior Vice President, Global Business Development
- Dawn Flitcraft, Senior Vice President, Client Services
- Todd Kisner, Vice President, Global Quality & Regulatory Affairs
- Boaz Mendzelevski, MD, Vice President, Cardiology
- Colin G. Miller, Ph.D. F.I.C.R, CSci, Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs
- Klaus Noever, MD, Vice President Business Development and Medical Director
- J. Michael O’Neal, MD, Chief Medical Officer
- Chahin Pachai, Ph.D., Vice President and Executive Director, Lyon
- Andrew Reiter, Vice President, Data Services
- Gregory Sadowski, Vice President, Operations Performance Management
eClinical Solutions Management
- Jonathan Andrus, Senior Vice President, Operations
- Stephen Boccardo, Senior Vice President, Business Development
- Dave Bowser, Senior Vice President of Operations Support and Consulting Services
- Robert Sammis, Vice President, Finance
Mr. Weinstein has led BioClinica as the President and Chief Executive Officer since February 1998 and has also been a Member of the Board of Directors since March 1998. Mr. Weinstein joined BioClinica in June 1997 as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Prior to joining Bio-Imaging Technologies, Inc., he was the Chief Operating Officer of Internet Tradeline, Inc., an internet-based electronic solutions provider. Mr. Weinstein also worked for Medical Economics Company, an international healthcare information company and wholly owned division of The Thomson Corporation. He held several senior management positions at Medical Economics Company, serving finally as President and Chief Operating Officer of the International Group. Mr. Weinstein received his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Virginia and his MBA from the College of William and Mary.
Mr. Kaminer is responsible for BioClinica's financial, legal, human resources and regulatory functions. Mr. Kaminer joined BioClinica in February 2003 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining BioClinica, Mr. Kaminer served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of ION Networks Inc. Before his association with ION Networks, Mr. Kaminer served as Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of CMPExpress and he spent twelve years with various investment banking firms providing corporate finance services such as public and private financings, mergers and acquisitions and other financial advisory services primarily to middle-market companies. Mr. Kaminer is a certified public accountant and was previously associated with Price Waterhouse (the predecessor of PricewaterhouseCoopers). Mr. Kaminer received his Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University and his MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Benton leads the eClinical Solutions division of BioClinica and is responsible for the overall strategy and operations of that division. Mr. Benton joined BioClinica in September 2008 as President, Phoenix Data Systems Division and was appointed an executive officer of the Company in March 2009. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Benton was previously the Chief Operating Officer of etrials Worldwide, Inc. and Managing Director of Wharton Venture Partners. His prior experience includes the position of Vice President, Central Planning at Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development LLC, various management positions at TRW, Inc.'s automotive sector, and General Electric. Mr. Benton received his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University and his MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Benton is a part of the Microsoft Healthcare Advisory Board, a trustee of the ChemPharma organization, a board member of the Wharton Alumni Club of New Jersey, and a member of the Drug Information Association as well as various other pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device professional organization.
Mr. Herron is responsible for the global strategic planning and operations of BioClinica's medical imaging management solutions which include software and services for the electronic transfer, management, and independent review of medical images for clinical trials. Prior to joining BioClinica, Mr. Herron served as an Executive in Residence with DW Healthcare Partners, a private equity firm focused on healthcare opportunities. Before DW Healthcare, he spent four years at CCBR-SYNARC where Mr. Herron began as VP of Sales and progressed to serve as Chief Operating Officer. Throughout his career, Mr. Herron has held positions of increasing responsibility in a variety of healthcare industries including clinical research organizations, centralized imaging laboratories, healthcare information technologies, managed care, managed pharmacy, and international consulting firms focused on information technologies, healthcare and time-loss management. Mr. Herron's healthcare experience follows a seventeen-year career in the United States military where he served in the US Marine Corps and the Adjutant General Corps USA. He was awarded three combat service medals during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Mr. Herron received his Bachelor's Degree with honors from Lipscomb University, in partnership with Vanderbilt University.
Mr. Johnson leads the company’s global technology strategy, including developing and implementing BioClinica’s technology plan, overseeing technology investments and ensuring that operational efficiencies are maximized. Mr. Johnson previously served as Senior Vice President and Global Chief Technology officer for Dendrite International, Inc. (now Cegedim Dendrite). Prior to Dendrite, Mr. Johnson held leadership positions at Boron Lepore, Inc. (now Cardinal Health) and AlliedSignal, Inc. (now Honeywell). Mr. Johnson earned a bachelor’s degree in management from Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT.
Mr. Cory is responsible for new eClinical product development for BioClinica. Mr. Cory was a founder of Phoenix Data Systems, Inc. (now a part of BioClinica) and served for a time as President. Prior to that he held various positions at SmithKline Beecham, the New England Medical Center Hospital and Synectechs. Mr. Cory received his Bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics his Master’s degree in Statistics at the University of Rhode Island.
Mr. Dorsey directs global marketing and corporate communications for BioClinica. Mr. Dorsey joined BioClinica in 2005. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Dorsey was Director of U.S. Marketing at XRT, Inc. (now SunGard, Inc.), and Director of Product Management at United Messaging, Inc. (now Affiliated Computer Services, Inc.). Mr. Dorsey has also previously held positions in product development, product management, and marketing with Bell Atlantic (now Verizon). Mr. Dorsey received his Bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University.
Mr. Hopper leads the Enterprise Information Technology function at BioClinica, managing Enterprise Engineering & Operations, Enterprise Applications & Business Productivity, IT Architecture and Information Security. Mr. Hopper joined BioClinica in May of 2011 and assumed the position of Vice President, Enterprise IT in October 2011. Prior to joining BioClinica, Mr. Hopper held various positions with the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company in Chicago including leadership of the Global IT Audit function. He began his career in the Information Security Services group at Deloitte & Touche in London. He earned his Bachelor of Science at Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine in London, UK.
Mrs. Kraus is responsible for overseeing the global accounting, finance, tax and legal functions of BioClinica. Mrs. Kraus joined BioClinica (formerly Bio-Imaging Technologies, Inc.) January 1997 as Controller. Prior to joining the Company, Mrs. Kraus worked for Coopers & Lybrand (the predecessor of PricewaterhouseCoopers). Mrs. Kraus is a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania and also serves on their Audit Committee and is Chair of the Finance Committee. Mrs. Kraus received her bachelor's degree in Accounting from Pennsylvania State University and is a certified public accountant.
Ms. LoConte manages international technology development projects and related initiatives to ensure full operational readiness for both internal and external customers. She also serves as the technology team lead for integrating acquisitions. Previously, Ms. LoConte led the daily operations of internal systems and the hosted drug safety system environment for Sentrx as Vice President of the Technology Solutions Group. Ms. LoConte also provided leadership and process knowledge in both Director and Vice President positions at Dendrite International. She began her career with Warner-Lambert Company, now Pfizer Incorporated.
Ms. Miller is responsible for BioClinica’s human resources functions worldwide. Ms. Miller joined BioClinica in April 2003 as Director, Human Resources. Ms. Miller has over 10 years of leadership and human resources experience in healthcare, manufacturing, distribution and service environments including management positions at Shearon Environmental Design Company and Sysco Corporation. Ms. Miller earned her Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Arcadia University and her MAPP degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Miller is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources through the HR Certification Institute at the Society for Human Resources Management.
Emmanuel Olart is responsible for imaging technology development for BioClinica’s Medical Imaging Solutions Division. Mr. Olart has more than ten years of experience in software engineering and in the development and design of medical image information management systems. Mr. Olart was originally a co-founder of Theralys which was acquired by BioClinica in 2007 and held a position of Software Engineer and Information Technology Manager. He earned his Computer Science Engineering Degree from INSA in Lyon, France.
Ms. Risnychok oversees BioClinica's Contracts and Proposals functions worldwide. Her responsibilities include developing and managing the policies and procedures related to contract and proposal administration, integrating contract and proposal departments through company acquisitions, and direct participation in the proposal and contracting of client services. Ms. Risnychok joined BioClinica (formerly Bio-Imaging Technologies, Inc.) as a Business Integration Analyst from Quintiles Intelligent Imaging when it was acquired in 2001. She held several positions at Quintiles, including Image Processing Specialist, Project Manager, and Manager Clinical Research and Development. Ms. Risnychok also earned her board certification in Radiologic Technology in 1994 and is Pennsylvania state-licensed, trained in both CAT Scan and MRI.
Mr. Blank is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of BioClinica's European Headquarters in Leiden, the Netherlands. Mr. Blank joined BioClinica (formerly Bio-Imaging Technologies, Inc.) in April 2003 as Managing Director of European Office. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Blank was Director, Clinical Trial Management at Covance Central Diagnostics and also held various other positions at Covance Central Diagnostics from 1997 to 2003. Mr. Blank also has had experience in clinical development and project management at global pharmaceutical companies. Mr. Blank received his Bachelor’s degree from Academie voor Lichamelijke Opvoeding, Tilburg, the Netherlands.
Mr. Chana directs the global sales activity for BioClinica's Medical Imaging and Cardiac Safety Solutions Division and is responsible for strategic oversight of the proposal response process. Having joined BioClinica (formerly CoreLab Partners) in 2009 as an International Business Development Director, Robbie was later promoted to the role of Director, International Sales, where he managed the direct sales activities in Europe and Pan-Asia. Robbie has over 18 years of experience in clinical drug development with his career starting within the UK NHS serving as Biomedical Scientist at the bench level, developing techniques for myeloma screening as well as standardized methodology for diabetes monitoring for global phase III trials. Prior to joining the company, he held International leadership roles in Operations and Business Development for global CROs including CentraLabs, ICON, Quintiles and i3 Research. Robbie received his BSc from Leeds University, MSc from NESCOT and MBA from Kingston Business School, UK.
Mr. Endres is responsible for global business development for the Medical Imaging Solutions Division of BioClinica. Mr. Endres began his career at BioClinica (formerly Bio-Imaging Technologies, Inc.) in May 1992 as a Clinical Research Associate. Mr. Endres has held many positions including Senior Imaging Consultant, Manager of Clinical Imaging Services, Associate Director of Core Lab Services, Director of Alliance Management and Director of Business Development. Prior to joining the Company, he spent 3 years as a Staff Nuclear Medicine Technologist for the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont. Mr. Endres earned his Bachelor’s degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology from the University of Wisconsin and is a certified NMTCB.
Ms. Flitcraft oversees the therapeutically aligned operational teams of the Medical Imaging Solutions Division of BioClinica and is responsible for overall client relations. Ms. Flitcraft joined BioClinica (formerly Bio-Imaging Technologies, Inc.) as Director of Project Management when it acquired Quintiles Intelligent Imaging in 2001. She held several positions at Quintiles, including Image Processing Specialist, Senior Manager, and finally Director of Clinical Research and Development. Ms. Flitcraft holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Nuclear Medicine from Cedar Crest College in Allentown, PA. Ms. Flitcraft also has certifications from The Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (Nuclear), and the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
Mr. Kisner oversees regulatory affairs, quality assurance, validation services, SOP administration and quality system training. He holds responsibility for ensuring BioClinica and its products and services comply with all regulatory standards as well as with industry best-practices. With more than 17 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and software industries, Todd has held numerous positions of increasing responsibility and joined BioClinica (formerly CoreLab Partners) in 2004 as the Director of Quality System Management. Prior to joining the company, he was responsible for driving development and validation strategies and solutions as the head of a consulting company serving the drug development industry. Todd has held key validation and compliance roles at SAS Institute and Thomson Reuters. He has been a contributor to the Metrics Champion Consortium for both ECG and Imaging and has extensive experience in GxP, Quality Assurance, SDLC and Validation Services.
Dr. Mendzelevski received his degree in Medicine and Board Certification in Internal Medicine from the Ben-Gurion University Medical School and Hospital in Beer-Sheva, Israel. He then trained in cardiology and received a board certification in Cardiology from the Shaare-Zedek Medical Centre and Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel. Dr. Mendzelevski completed further postgraduate training in Interventional Cardiology and Clinical Electrophysiology at the Royal Brompton National Heart and Lung Hospital in London. Dr. Mendzelevski has authored approximately 250 cardiology expert reports, most of which supported NDA regulatory submissions. He has represented pharma clients before the US FDA and the European regulatory authorities on several occasions and has participated in multiple pharmaceutical advisory boards and Data Safety Monitoring Boards (DSMBs). Dr. Mendzelevski was the only CRO expert to be invited by the FDA and ICH to serve on the ICH-E14 expert advisory panel.
A graduate of the University of Sheffield (UK) and University of Hull (UK), Dr. Colin Miller began his esteemed career in the medical science industry as a clinical researcher and quality control assurance consultant for Syntex Research and Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals respectively. He founded Bona Fide Ltd. in 1994, an Imaging Core Lab primarily providing quality control and services for DXA instruments being used in clinical trials. Bio-Imaging Technologies (now known as BioClinica, Inc.) acquired Bona Fide Ltd in May 1999 and retained Dr. Miller as their Vice President of Business Development. He currently serves as the Senior Vice President of BioClinica’s Medical Affairs department.
Dr. Miller has shared his expertise as a contributing author for several published research articles in leading scientific journals. He is co-author of the published titles Clinical Trials in Osteoporosis and Clinical Trials in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis. His latest book, Medical Imaging in Clinical Trials, is due for release by Springer in October 2013.
Dr. Klaus Noever joined BioClinica, formerly Bio-Imaging Technologies, Inc. in 1998 as Director, Business Development Europe. Prior to joining BioClinica, Dr. Klaus Noever was a consultant for medical imaging in clinical drug development in oncology, bone, CNS and cardiovascular diseases. His previous positions were in clinical R&D at Schwarz Pharma, Boehringer Ingelheim and Siemens Medical Systems. Prior to joining the industry, he worked as a physician at the University hospitals of Bochum (radiology) and Erlangen (cardiology) in Germany.
Dr. O'Neal provides leadership and oversight to BioClinica's staff radiologists and external radiology consultants. He holds responsibility for managing the organizational planning and operational needs of the Medical Affairs department, overseeing service quality, physician training, and process improvement. Dr. O'Neal joined CoreLab Partners in 2004 as a diagnostic radiologist with more than 20 years of practice experience and has continued to provide key leadership through the 2013 BioClinica/CoreLab Partners merger. Before joining the company, Dr. O'Neal served as Chairman for the Department of Radiology at the Hospital Center at Orange from 1996-2004. Dr. O'Neal is certified by the American Board of Radiology and has been published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the RSNA and the American College of Radiology. Dr. O'Neal is a graduate of Rutgers University and the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara in Mexico, where he earned his M.D (1981).
Dr. Chahin Pachai obtained a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from INSA Lyon in 1995, and a Ph.D. in the field of quantitative MRI, image segmentation and CNS diseases in 2000. He was a research fellow at the Surgical Planning Laboratory, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School (1997-98). After attending business and management courses at Ecole Management de Lyon (2001), Chahin founded Theralys in October 2001, an imaging CRO which was acquired by Bio-Imaging Technologies in February 2007. Chahin now manages the BioClinica office based in Lyon, France as Vice President and Executive Director.
Mr. Reiter is responsible for clinical data management and related Medical Imaging Solutions functions of the Imaging Solutions Division of BioClinica. Mr. Reiter joined BioClinica (formerly Bio-Imaging Technologies, Inc.) in 1992 and in his career with the Company, was also the Managing Director of the European Office, in Leiden, the Netherlands from 1997 to 2003. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Reiter held numerous positions in Centocor, Inc. from 1986 to 1992. Mr. Reiter has also worked in clinical research for a number of companies including McNeil Pharmaceuticals, Lorex Pharmaceuticals and Wallace Laboratories. Mr. Reiter received his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Rutgers University.
Gregory Sadowski, Vice President, Operations Performance Management
Mr. Sadowski is responsible for the operational teams of the Medical Imaging Solutions Division of BioClinica. He joined BioClinica in 2013 and initially oversaw the integration of BioClinica with CoreLab Partners before moving into an operational role. Before joining the company he was the Chief Operating Officer at NewCardio as well as the Senior Vice President, ePRO at ERT where he worked for 11 years. Mr. Sadowski received his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Rutgers University.
Mr. Andrus manages study and project operations for the eClinical Division of BioClinica. Mr. Andrus joined BioClinica (formerly Phoenix Data Systems, Inc.) in 2003 as V.P., QA and Corporate Compliance. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Andrus managed clinical system validations and Part 11 & HIPAA assessments, and conducted computer system audits with Taratec Development Corporation. He also served in a number of roles at Premier Research. Mr. Andrus is chair of the Drug Information Association (DIA) North American Special Interest Area Communities (SIAC). His professional affiliations include the Drug Information Association, the Society for Clinical Data Management (where he serves on the board of trustees), the American Society for Quality and the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC), where he serves on CDISC's customer advisory board. Mr. Andrus received his Bachelor’s degree from Temple University and his Masters of Science in Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs from Temple University's Graduate School of Pharmacy. He is a certified quality auditor (CQA) and certified clinical data manager (CCDM).
Mr. Boccardo is responsible for business development and sales for the eClinical Solutions Division of BioClinica. Mr. Boccardo joined BioClinica (formerly Phoenix Data Systems, Inc.) in 2004 as Vice President, Sales and Marketing. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Boccardo held various roles in sales and executive management at Liquent, Inc. Mr. Boccardo's experience also includes work as Vice President of Information Services for Bio-Pharm Clinical Services (OmniCare). He also served as a clinical programming manager at SmithKline Beecham. Mr. Boccardo received his Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Ursinus College and his Master’s in Computer Science from Villanova University.
Mr. Bowser oversees reporting, training, help desk, CTMS operations, and consulting services for the eClinical Division of BioClinica. Mr. Bowser joined BioClinica in 2012. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Bowser held various positions with Johnson & Johnson including Vice President for Drug Safety Operations and Pharmacovigilance, Vice President of the Corporate Office of Science and Technology, and Chief Information Officer for Centocor R&D, a Johnson & Johnson company. In addition, Mr. Bowser has served as Director of Project Management Operations & Systems at Pfizer, a strategy consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton and KPMG, and as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps. Mr. Bowser received his Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Lycoming College and his MBA from Columbia University and The London Business School. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
Mr. Sammis is responsible for driving initiatives to develop, implement, analyze and monitor standardized costing methodologies, and approaches for operations and service delivery. He is an industry veteran with more than 25 years’ experience in finance and operations. He most recently served as general manager of U.S. operations for unithink, Inc. Previously he served as vice president of Client Services for etrials Worldwide, Inc. and COO/CFO for Clinicor, Inc. His experience includes healthcare, clinical trials management and eClinical technologies in both the U.S. and Europe. Mr. Sammis earned a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting from the University of Texas and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston.