Patient Advocacy Committee

The BioNJ Patient Advocacy Committee strives to raise public awareness, educate and support the life sciences community regarding Patient Advocacy and its increasingly vital role in partnership with industry in the advancement of human health. Committee members develop programming for the annual Patient Advocacy Summit designed for anyone in New Jersey who advocates on behalf of Patients.

Committee Members

Nancy Bayerlein, MT Pharma
Holly Blair, Pfizer
Jennifer Deperry, Pfizer
Alexandra Freitas, PTC Therapeutics
Jayne Gershkowitz, Amicus Therapeutics
Liza Gundell, Family Resource Network
Ethan Hasbrouck, Bristol Myers Squibb
Sharon Klien, Neurofibromatosis Northeast
Gina Murdoch, Multiple Sclerosis Assoc. of America
Patricia Roselle, Sanofi
Michael Parisi, Cancer Care & Guidemark Health
Candie Phipps, Novartis
Lisa Schill, Patient Advocacy & Engagement Consultant
Adeola Sonaike, Ph.D., Family Resource Network
Assemblyman Adam Taliaferro, Bristol Myers Squibb
Vikki Walton, Novartis
Debbie Yobs, CJD Foundation (Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease)