Our Collaborators

Margo A. Bagley

Hardy Cross Dillard Professor of Law

Margo A. Bagley's teaching and writing focus on U.S., international and comparative patent law issues, particularly relating to biotechnology and pharmaceutical protection.


Julia Barnes-Weise

Julia Barnes-Weise (J.D., CLP)  is the Executive Director of the Global Healthcare Innovation Alliances Accelerator (GHIAA)) a non-profit organization spun out of a program in Public Policy at Duke University, and a Senior Consultant to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI).


Padmashree Gehl Sampath, Senior Advisor

Padmashree Gehl Sampath is a leading expert on trade policy, innovation policy, and economic development. She works at the United Nations in Geneva and is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Aalborg, Denmark. She is the author of five books, several journal publications, and book chapters. Previously, she has been on a professorship for innovation and development at the Open University in the UK and worked as a Staff Member of the United Nations University’s Institute for New Technologies (now UNU-MERIT) for several years. 


Cherie Ramirez

Cherie Lynn Ramirez, lecturer in Biochemistry and inaugural Center for Excellence in Teaching (CET) Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) Faculty Fellow, teaches in the Chemistry and Physics Department at the College of Arts and Sciences of Simmons College.


John Stubbs, Senior Advisor

A former staffer with the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), John Stubbs is a Fellow at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society where he is researching transparency and international trade agreements.  He is a board member of the National Foreign Trade Council Foundation, a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a member of the Krewe of Bacchus in New Orleans, Louisiana.


Rachel Sachs

Rachel Sachs is a scholar of innovation policy whose work explores the interaction of intellectual property law, food and drug regulation, and health law. Her work explores problems of innovation and access, considering how law helps or hinders these problems.


Prashant Yadav

Prashant Yadav is a globally recognized researcher, educator and policy advisor in the area of healthcare supply chains. Yadav serves on the advisory boards of many private companies and global agencies including large multilateral, bilateral and private philanthropic organizations.