The Management Team
Sandra Garrett, PhD
Representing the Voice of the Patient
Serial Healthcare Technology Entrepreneur, FDA Partner, Innovator
Dr. Sandra Garrett is the Chief Executive Officer of MediMergent, LLC. Prior to co-founding the Company, she served as the Chief Executive Officer of Global Records Systems, LLC, an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) service and software company. Previously, Dr. Garrett served as Executive Chairman of Global Research Services, LLC, a full service international clinical research organization (CRO) with offices on 3 continents. Dr. Garrett was also the founder of Medifacts International and served as its President and CEO until 2006. Medifacts pioneered the use of 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in clinical trials. The Company also pioneered, in alliance with the Max Planck Institute, algorithms for the analysis of QT prolongation as measured by ambulatory 12-lead electrocardiogram (Holter) monitoring. In conjunction with these technologies, Dr. Garrett served as the co-principal investigator with Raymond Lipicky, MD (decd), a past director of the Division of Cardio-Renal Drug Products of the USFDA, under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA). This landmark research defined critical analytics used in the drug approval process for all anti-hypertensive therapies. Dr. Garrett currently serves as the co-principal investigator with Norman Stockbridge, MD, Ph.D., Director of the Division of Cardiovascular and Renal Drug Products, USFDA, under a Research Collaboration Agreement (RCA) focused on the collection and analysis of Real-World Data and Real-World Evidence using disruptive technologies.
Dr. Garrett has been an invited speaker at over 100 industry forums, authored multiple publications related to clinical trials methodologies, and served as co-chair of the annual New Paradigms to Fund Life Science Innovations, conducted in conjunction with the JP Morgan Health Care Conference. Dr. Garrett served on the Board of Directors of a regional bank as well as the Board of the Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO). In addition, she was a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in the area of Life Sciences, and a three-time honoree by Women in Bio (WIB) for notable women entrepreneurs in life sciences. SmartCEO selected Dr. Garrett as one of the top 50 businesswomen in Washington, D.C.
She is presently a member of the Leadership Council of the National Small Business Association and serves on its Health and Human Resource Committee.
Dr. Garrett received her MA and PhD from the University of Massachusetts and MBA from the University of Dallas.
Representing the Voice of Technology
Marketing and Business Strategist, Product Manager and Social Media Expert
From 2014 to 2017 Adam worked at Yahoo Inc. as Head of Video where he created and led a team which distributed Yahoo’s content to 1,000+ apps, sites and platforms and directed content acquisition efforts with studios, networks and streaming services.
From 2011 to 2014 while at Yahoo, Inc. he was the GM, Yahoo Autos, Travel and Real Estate and directed activities of a global team across 6 offices including Business Development, Product, Editorial, and Marketing. He was a Principal at Spotlight Analytics from 2009 to 2011 where he was part of the founding team of an analytics advisory firm to top media and entertainment companies and engagements included the launch of groundbreaking new Premium VOD service for a top film studio as well as several innovative theme park marketing strategies. He was an Engagement Manager for Marakon, a premier strategy consulting firm that partners with CEO teams of Fortune 200 companies to drive value transformation. In this position he was responsible for leadership of strategy consulting teams and advised the executive teams of some of the largest companies in the world on their corporate value growth and M&A strategy.
A Merit Scholar, after graduation from Northwestern University, Adam was hired at Thomson Reuters – Hubbard One as a lead software developer and technical architect for multiple web-based applications in the Legal and Financial Services industries. Adam has been awarded the 2015 and 2016 Yahoo Excellence Award as well as awards at Yahoo for performance in the top 10% in 2016 and 2017.
Representing the Voice of the
Lawyer, Policy Analyst, Patient Advocate, Global Speaker
Kenneth Borow, MD
Representing the Voice of Pharma
Physician, Clinical Trialist, Healthcare Entrepreneur
In his career, Dr. Borow has been actively involved in the design and operationalization of over 100 development programs for drugs, biologics, medical devices, and combination products. He has had broad involvement with Data Safety Monitoring Boards (DSMB) as well as Clinical Endpoints Committees (CEC). He has extensive experience with the FDA as well as EMA. He has been a senior advisor to a myriad of biopharmaceutical companies as well as numerous prominent venture capital firms around the world. He holds multiple patents relating to the development of drugs, biologics and medical devices.
Bruce Garrett, MD
Representing the Voice of the Prescriber
Physician, Operations Specialist, Strategist
Dr. Garrett received his M.D. from the Medical College of Pennsylvania.