Dr. Bull served as assistant commissioner at FDA with a focus on diverse populations and clinical trials; vice president for U.S./North American regulatory policy for Novartis Pharmaceuticals...(click full bio)
Jonca Bull, M.D., serves as consultant focused on drug development and regulatory considerations since May 2019. As a regulatory affairs authority with broad therapeutic expertise, she helps guide the strategic development and implementation of clinical trial protocols.
From 2017-2019, she served as Vice President of Regulatory Consulting within PPD Global Product Development and therapeutic director for Ophthalmology. She is a subject matter expert in advancing clinical trial diversity, bioethical considerations in clinical trials and for patient centricity and patient voice. Prior to joining PPD, Dr. Bull served as assistant commissioner at FDA with a focus on diverse populations and clinical trials; vice president for U.S./North American regulatory policy for Novartis Pharmaceuticals; and director of clinical regulatory policy for Genentech. From 1994 to 2005, Dr. Bull held various senior leadership roles with the FDA across various disease areas and programs. From 1982 to 1994 she cared for patients in a multi-specialty medical/surgical practice in the Washington metro area.
Dr. Bull holds an undergraduate degree from Princeton University, a medical degree from Duke University, and she did residencies in general medicine and ophthalmology at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C., where she served as an assistant clinical professor. She is board certified and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Susan Croushore Full Biography
Susan Croushore has held 4 CEO healthcare positions, most recently as President and CEO Mercy Health System of Southeast Pennsylvania. Mercy, a member of Trinity Health, has three hospitals, a large Home Care Division, five PACE centers, a Physician Network/ CIN, ACO and Gateway, a joint venture insurance plan focused on Medicaid and special needs clients.
She also led The Christ Hospital and Health Network based in Cincinnati, Ohio where she transformed the organization from a system member hospital into an independent health system with top decile performance across all quality, safety and experience measures. Susan has also served as the CEO of Jeanes Hospital/Temple University Health System in Philadelphia as well as the President of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Lancaster, PA. She has extensive experience in both community hospital leadership as well as academic medical centers, including Hahnemann University and the Medical College of Pennsylvania. Croushore started her career as a Microbiologist and has a BS from Penn State University, MS from Thomas Jefferson University and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from LaSalle University.
Susan has served on a number of Boards, including the Ohio Hospital Association Board, American Heart Association Great Rivers Affiliate, United Way Board, and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland - Cincinnati Division. Most recently, she has been a member of the Gateway Health Plan Board and Executive Committee, the American Hospital Association Region 2 Policy Board, the Hospital Association of Pennsylvania Board and the HSX Board, a health exchange collaborative. She has served as the national chair of the Volunteer Oversight Group of the American Heart Association and a board member of both the regional and local AHA boards.
Susan has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the Top 25 Women in healthcare, as well as a finalist with Ernst & Young as Entrepreneur of the Year, the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce Corporate Woman of the year and the Hospital Association of PA Grassroots champion of the Year. She has been a keynote speaker, educator, panelist and consultant.