Scientific Advisory Team
Catherine Acquadro provides medical advice at Mapi Research Trust and Mapi (PCO, Language Services, and Real World Evidence).
Benoit leads the Global Patient-Centered Outcomes research team.
Matthew W. Bending
PhD, MSc, BSc (hons)
Dr. Matthew W. Bending is a health economist with 12+ years consultancy experience and is Head of the HTA, Strategy and Communications team and Director of Real World Strategy & Analytics.
Clare Bradley is Professor of Health Psychology and Head of the Health Psychology Research Unit at the University of London and CEO of Health Psychology Research Ltd.
Ronald Christensen, M.D., is the Chief Medical Officer at Mapi. Through his current and previous positions he has participated in the care of countless numbers of patients with rare disorders.
Jeffrey L. Cummings
Jeffrey L. Cummings, MD, ScD, is the Director of the Cleveland Clinic’s Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.
Dr. Xavier Fournie has held various posts in different companies of the Mapi Group since 1986.
RN, CCRN, CEN
Kelly Franchetti has nearly two decades of direct patient experience, gained in both hospital and industry settings across multiple therapeutic areas.
Mark P. Jensen
Dr. Jensen is a Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine.
Murray W. Johns
MB, BS, PhD
Dr. Johns has been a pioneer of sleep research and the practice of sleep medicine, beginning in Melbourne, Australia, in 1969.
An epidemiologist with years of experience using evidence-based science to reinforce the risk-benefit profile of biopharmaceutical products.
PhD, PgD, MPH
Mapi’s Chief Scientific Officer has more than 20 years of drug development and commercialization experience
Health Psychologist who founded and directs DHP Research & Consultancy Ltd.
Dr. Morin is a professor of psychology and Director of the Sleep Research Center at Laval University in Quebec City.
Valerie Powell has over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical space and an advanced degree in Instructional and Performance Technology
Nancy C. Santanello
MD, MS, FISPE
HDr. Santanello is a consultant in epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology & safety, comparative effectiveness, real world evidence, clinical trial design and patient centered research.
Dr. David V. Sheehan, M.D., M.B.A. is Distinguished University Health Professor Emeritus at the University of South Florida College of Medicine.
Dr. Howard Vernon is a chiropractor-clinical researcher with a PhD in Chiropractic from the Dept. of Chiropractic, Glamorgan University, Wales.
Albert W. Wu
MC, BA, MPH
Professor of Health Policy and Management at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Steven H. Zarit
Steven H. Zarit is Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the Pennsylvania State University