We are pleased to announce Bray Patrick-Lake, MFS, and Edith A. Perez, MD as our keynote speakers for the PFF Summit 2019. Both women offer expertise relevant to our patient and professional audiences.
Bray Patrick-Lake, MFS
Bray is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at Evidation Health. She develops collaborations to support the design and implementation of participant-centered studies, and serves on the All of Us National Advisory Panel, the Digital Medicine Society Scientific Leadership Board, and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) Health Science Policy Board. Previously, Bray led engagement for the Duke Clinical Research Institute Project Baseline Study Coordinating Center and served as co-chair on the Advisory Committee to the NIH Director that authored the Precision Medicine Initiative's Cohort Program. Bray holds a BS degree from the University of Georgia, and an MFS degree from National University.
Edith Perez, MD
Dr. Edith Perez is an internationally recognized translational researcher and cancer specialist, Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic, and Director of the Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Translational Genomics Program. Her career experiences include leadership in academic and biopharmaceutical environments, with an added focus on philanthropic endeavors. In addition to these pursuits, Dr. Perez is the co-developer of the 26.2 National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer
(breastcancermarathon.com), with goals to raise funds for under-served women and genomics/immunologic translational cancer research. Dr. Perez will provide a unique perspective on the role of genetic and genomic biomarkers to accelerate personalized therapies in breast cancer and its relevance to our pulmonary fibrosis community.