Joana Rosario helps to strategize, facilitate, and disseminate translational research so that a greater proportion of academic research will develop into successful life science companies. A full life cycle professional, she combines 35+ years of health innovation, strategic research development, & commercialization to help new and established life science companies to achieve undiluted funding, and to form effective partnerships with academia, government, non-profit organizations and industry.
Dr. Rosario reaches this goal through speaking, training and consulting with research institutions, private equity groups, government agencies, entrepreneurial researchers and other stakeholders in the US and in the European Union. Some of her responsibilities include, but are not limited to, serving as Senior Advisor to the Dean, University of Minho Medical School (EU); Senior Medical Officer at Whitemarsh Capital Advisors (US); Member of the Advisory Board for the Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Clinical Study Center (Asia); and as a consultant for undiluted funding at the Biomedical Health Innovation (US).
Joana has also worked in academia (e.g., the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,) and the US Federal Government (e.g., NIH), focusing first on biomedical research and public health, and later on research policy and administration.