Our Core Team

    Joseph V. Pergolizzi, Jr., M.D.

    Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer


    Dr. Pergolizzi is the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of NEMA Research since 1997. He was previously the Director of Business Development and Financial Affairs for The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's Clinical Trials Unit. Dr. Pergolizzi holds an M.D. with highest honors from Ross University School of Medicine and completed his residency in Anesthesia at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

    Joseph V. Pergolizzi, Sr., Esq.

    Co-Founder and Chief Legal Officer

    Ismail A. Shalaby, M.D., Ph.D

    Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

    Raphaelle Amen

    Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer

    Alfred W. Schweikert, Ph.D., RAC

    Senior Regulatory Consultant

    Robert Taylor, Ph.D.

    Executive Director of Operations

      Steven F. Walter, Esq.

      Executive Director of Legal and Business Affairs

        Sumedha Labhsetwar, M.D.

        Director of Health Outcomes and Pharmacoeconomics

          Terry M Pack

          Clinical Trial Lead

          Charlie Wollmuth

          Project Manager (Clinical and Regulatory Affairs)

            Jo Ann LeQuang

            Director of Scientific Communications

              Duolao Wang, Ph.D.

              Director of Biostatistics and Data Management

                Tao Chen, PhD

                Lead Biostatistician

                  Robert D. Colucci, PharmD.

                  Clinical Development and Project Management Consultant

                    Joseph Pergolizzi, III

                    Document Control Specialist

                      Domenico Foti

                      Project Coordinator

                        Salma Lemtouni, MD, MPH

                        Regulatory Consultant

                          Peter Magnusson, M.D., Ph.D

                          Director of Junior Researchers’ Publication Program