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

    Terry M Pack

    Clinical Trial Lead

    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

          Duolao Wang, Ph.D.

          Director of Biostatistics and Data Management

            Jo Ann LeQuang

            Director of Scientific Communications

              Tao Chen, PhD

              Lead Biostatistician

                Charlie Wollmuth

                Project Manager (Clinical and Regulatory Affairs)

                  Domenico Foti

                  Project Coordinator

                    Robert D. Colucci, PharmD.

                    Clinical Development and Project Management Consultant

                      Joseph Pergolizzi, III

                      Document Control Specialist

                        Salma Lemtouni, MD, MPH

                        Regulatory Consultant

                          Peter Magnusson, M.D., Ph.D

                          Director of Junior Researchers’ Publication Program