Dr. Kenneth E. Keirstead - Vice-Chairman
Dr. Keirstead is a veteran pharmaceutical industry executive (Squibb, Sanofi, etc.) bioactives researcher, and medical system educator with more than 35 years of successful experience. His activities have also included health policy research in North America and Africa.
He is a consultant to government agencies and multinational companies, serves on several working committees on health and drug delivery, and is a board member of pharmaceutical companies and health-care agencies. He is widely published and was cited for his work on novel peptides. He has directly and indirectly managed drug discovery programs and patent writing and defense for more than six novel compounds now in public use.