Laurie Smaldone Alsup, M.D.


Laurie Smaldone Alsup, M.D. has served as a director since February 2018. Dr. Smaldone Alsup is Chief Operating Officer and Chief Scientific Officer of NDA Group, a regulatory and product development consultancy firm, a position she has held since March 2016, when NDA Group merged with PharmApprove, LLC. Dr. Smaldone Alsup served as President and Chief Scientific Officer of PharmApprove, LLC, a regulatory communications consultancy firm and division of Taft and Partner, from August 2011 to March 2016. Dr. Smaldone Alsup served in clinical and regulatory roles of increasing responsibility and scope while at Bristol Myers Squibb, including Senior Vice President of Global Regulatory Science and Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Business Risk Management. In addition, she served as Chief Executive Officer and on the board of directors of Phytomedics, Inc., an early stage company focused on arthritis and inflammation, until July 2011. Dr. Smaldone Alsup is a member of the board of directors of BlackBerry Limited, a cybersecurity software and services company, a position she has held since June 2015. Dr. Smaldone Alsup was a member of the board of directors of KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company, from October 2013 to November 2015. Dr. Smaldone Alsup received a B.A. in biology from Fordham College and an M.D. at Yale University School of Medicine, where she completed her residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Medical Oncology.