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Peter S. BentonChairman of the Board, MBA, Management Committee Chair, is a life sciences specialist who has been a Vice President of J&J
Pharmaceuticals, a mergers and acquisitions professional at TRW, and an operations professional at General Electric, and
Chief Operating Officer of eTrials [NASDAQ:ETWC], a clinical software and services company dedicated to enabling its partners,
pharmaceutical, biotechnology and contract research organizations, to bring new drugs to market faster and more efficiently.
He is the President of Phoenix Data Systems, a division of Bio-Imaging Technologies, Inc. [NASDAQ:BITI], a leading global
clinical data services provider of electronic data capture services for the electronic clinical trials industry.
Joseph A. Marcanio President, has held senior positions in Engineering Management, Product Development, and Manufacturing Operations for
small to fortune 100 companies. He assembled and managed a team for the startup and operation of
a components factory that delivered $50M to Sony's bottom line, for which he received the Sony President's Best New Business
Award. He has served as COO for Advantech US, Inc. a unique, early stage, thin film circuits company, and he founded Novamar
Technologies for the engineering, design and fabrication of micro-components serving medical and electronics industries.
Paul A. Brown, M.D.Lead Independent Management Committee Member, is Chairman Emeritus of HearUSA Inc. which he founded in 1986 and for which
he served as CEO until 2002 and Chairman of the Board until 2007. He holds an A.B. from Harvard College and an M.D. from Tufts
University School of Medicine. From 1970 to 1984, Dr. Brown was Chairman of the Board and CEO of MetPath Inc., now Quest
Diagnostics. By 1975 MetPath had one of the best equipped and largest medical laboratories in the world and was the largest U.S.
company devoted entirely to clinical laboratory services. It was offering more than 600 laboratory tests to physicians, hospitals,
and institutions and performing more than two million lab tests a month from specimens of more than 150,000 patients.
Peter Gallant, Ph.D.Independent Management Committee Member, is the founder of Pathogen Detection Systems which has developed advanced, on-site
bacteriological monitoring systems to monitor the bacteriological quality of water systems, including drinking water, product
quality assurance, wastewater, and recreational water applications.
John F. Currie, Ph.D.Founder and Management Committee Member, is a Professor of Physics at a Washington DC University, and has been a volunteer
visiting scientist with the Resuscitative Medicine Department at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Silver Spring,
MD. John was the founder of the Georgetown Advanced Electronics Laboratory and the Health Microsystems Research Group.
Richard S. Press, MBAIndependent Management Committee Member, is the Lead Director of Transatlantic Holdings, Inc., a NYSE listed reinsurance company,
and a member of the Investment Committee of Controlled Risk Insurance Company, a medical liability company. He also is Chairman
of the Board of Pomeroy IT Solutions, a NASDAQ company. Dick is on the Board of Governors of Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in
Boston and is a founding and current board member of the Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center at SUNY Stony Brook. In addition,
he serves as an advisor to the CEO of Standish Mellon, a Boston based asset manager, and as an advisor to The Family Office,
a Bahrain wealth management company. Dick previously served as Senior Vice President and Director of the Insurance Asset
Management Group of Wellington Management Company and before that Senior Vice President and Director of Insurance Asset Management
at Stein, Roe & Farnham and Vice President of Scudder Stevens & Clark.
Michael Patipa, M.D.Independent Managing Committee Member and Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board, is the founder of Oculoplastic and Orbital
Consultants of West Palm Beach, Florida. In addition to his practice and teaching responsibilities, Dr. Patipa operates MBP, LLC
which specializes in exporting healthcare and related technology products. Mike founded Permark Corporation, a medical technology
company serving the plastic surgery community and Northpoint Outpatient Surgery and Laser Center in West Palm Beach, Florida.
He served as a founding board member of Seisint, Inc. of Boca Raton, Florida.
Richard H. SmithFounder and Management Committee Member, Mr. Smith has held responsible positions in science and technology development including strategic planning at AT&T, System Development Corporation, and SONY. He has held the Research Administrator position at Georgetown University Medical School and held the CEO position for an Artificial Intelligence R&D start-up and several nanotechnology research organizations. A professional futurist and long-range strategic planner, he wrote his Master’s Thesis on Nanotechnology Policy and has been involved in the study of nanotechnology since 1995. He served on the biotechnology and nanotechnology study section and the final design team for the Department of Defense Military Health System 2025 task force. Mr. Smith is listed in Who’s Who in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, and Who’s Who in the World. He is currently a Principal in Business of Medicine, consulting on health and medicine, nanotechnology, telemedicine/tele-diagnostics, and alternative energy.