Founder and President
Lorna Speid, Ph.D., M.R.Pharm.S.
Dr. Speid is registered as a Pharmacist with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. She has worked in the pharmaceutical industry since 1988. She earned her Ph.D. by conducting research into the safety assessment of medicines. Dr. Speid’s book Clinical Trials: What Patients and Healthy Volunteers Need to Know, was written to empower patients and healthy volunteers in the clinical trial process. It is published by Oxford University Press.
Dr. Speid has been involved with several different drug development programs for rare diseases. She has a strong interest in developing new treatments for patients with rare diseases and is actively working on this endeavor with others of like mind.