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Robin Whitsell

Founder and President of Whitsell Innovations, Inc.

Robin Whitsell has 17 years of industry experience and is recognized for her ability to provide writing solutions to pharmaceutical, biotech, device, medical education, and medical communication companies. Prior to founding Whitsell Innovations (WI), Ms. Whitsell was an assistant director of preclinical and clinical development at Inspire Pharmaceuticals, a pharmaceutical start-up focused on ophthalmic and respiratory medications. Prior to that, she was a clinical research associate and team lead at Glaxo Wellcome (now GlaxoSmithKline) in the neurology and psychiatry clinical development group . . . read more

Connie Morris

Operations Manager

Connie Morris joined WI in 2012 to manage internal operations and company infrastructure to enhance WI’s professional presence and aid clients in achieving the best experience possible with WI and its staff of writers. Ms. Morris’ industry experience spans 17 years, starting as a Clinical Research Scientist and a Team Leader in the division of Medical Affairs at Glaxo Wellcome (now GlaxoSmithKline). Throughout her career in industry she has served as Project Manager in all phases of clinical research and development with a broad range of therapeutic areas in both pharmaceuticals and device, with particular expertise in infectious diseases, cardiovascular, and ophthalmology. . . read more

Andria Barrett

Director of Accounting

Andria Barrett, MBA, oversees all financial operations for WI and focuses on financial strategy and planning. She ensures the practice of fiscal responsibility in business dealings, and that the company is fully accountable to stakeholders, clients, and governing bodies. Ms. Barrett has over 22 years of experience in finance, primarily working with pharmaceutical and technology-related services organizations. . . read more

Ann Winter-Vann

Senior Medical Writer and Consultant, Clinical Regulatory Writing Lead

Ann Winter-Vann, PhD, joined WI in 2007. In addition to project management and team leadership, she writes clinical research and regulatory documents for the US Food and Drug Administration, the European Medicines Agency, and for submissions to China. Dr. Winter-Vann’s area of expertise is oncology, but she also has experience in the therapeutic areas of virology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, central nervous system, respiratory, cardiology, immunology, allergy, and dermatology. . . read more

Mary Ellis Bogden

Senior CMC Regulatory Consultant

Mary Ellis Bogden  joined WI in 2011 to grow and develop the Chemistry, Manufacturing and Control (CMC) group, focusing on CMC regulatory writing and review, consultation, and dossier strategy. The CMC group at WI is composed of industry professionals across various functional areas that provide regulatory and technical expertise to meet clients’ needs. Ms. Ellis Bogden's industry experience includes more than 20 years spanning small to mid-size pharmaceutical companies, contract services, and generic sectors. . . read more

Natalie Becker

Business Development Associate

Natalie Becker joined WI in 2009 with the  primary responsibilities of outreach to new clients, fostering current client relationships, trade show coordination, and administration of the WI internship program. Ms. Becker has more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry with a broad range of administrative and managerial expertise, in particular, training personnel in appropriately interfacing with internal and external clients. . . read more