Chairman of the Board
Mr. Wenzhao Lu is Chairman of the Board of the Company and AHS. He is a seasoned healthcare entrepreneur with extensive operation in China. He recently served as Chairman of the Board for the DaoPei Medical Group ("DPMG"ƒ) since 2010. Under his leadership, DPMG has recently expanded its clinical network involving a state-of-the-art stem cell bank at Wuhan Biolake, three top-ranked private hospitals (located in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hebei), specialty hematology laboratories, as well as a hematology research institute, with more than 100 partnering and collaborating hospitals in China. DPMG was founded by Professor Daopei Lu, a renowned hematologist pioneering in hematopoietic stem cell transplant and member of the Academy of Engineering in China. Mr. Wenzhao Lu received a Bachelor of Arts from Temple University Tyler School of Arts in 1988 and subsequently worked as senior Art Director at Ogilvy & Mather Advertising Company. Prior to joining DPMG, Mr. Lu served as Chief Operating Officer for BioTime Asia Limited which is a subsidiary of BioTime, Inc. (NYSE/AMEX: BTX) in 2009.
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Dr. David Jin, MD, PhD, a director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and AHS. From 2009 to 2016, Dr. Jin has served as the Chief Medical Officer of BioTime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BTX), a clinical stage regenerative medicine company with a focus on pluripotent stem cell technology. Dr. Jin also acts as a senior translational clinician-scientist at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Ansary Stem Cell Center at Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University. Prior to his current endeavors, Dr. Jin was Chief Consultant/Advisor for various biotech/pharmaceutical companies regarding hematology, oncology, immunotherapy and stem cell-based technology development. Dr. Jin has been Principle Investigator in more than 15 pre-clinical and clinical trials, as well as author/co-author of over 80 peer-reviewed scientific abstracts, articles, reviews, and book chapters. Dr. Jin studied medicine at SUNY Downstate College of Medicine in Brooklyn, NY. He received his clinical training and subsequent faculty tenure at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital (the teaching hospital for both Cornell and Columbia Universities) in the areas of internal medicine, hematology, and clinical oncology. Dr. Jin was honored as Top Chief Medical Officer by ExecRank in 2012, as well as recognized as Leading Physicians of the World in 2015.
Steven Sanders, Esq.
Mr. Sanders brings over four decades of experience within the specialized areas of corporate, securities and international law. He has experience representing life science companies including both public and private companies. He has also represented both underwriters and issuers on a variety of public and private financings. He has held senior positions at leading U.S. and international law firms, and founded the Ortoli Rosenstadt LLP law firm, headquartered in New York City, which has represented both domestic and international clients across many industries including life sciences, in areas such as mergers, acquisitions and a variety of other transactions. Steven is a member of the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association and the Bar of the City of New York, where he previously served on the European Affairs Committee. In addition, Mr. Sanders sits on the boards of other companies including Helijet International, Inc. and Electrameccanica Vehicles, as well as non-profits such as the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and the Bay Street Theater. He previously served on the board of the Roundabout Theatre Company, the largest non-profit theater in America and Town Hall. He also was the former Honorary Consul from the Republic of Moldova.
Lourdes Felix is an entrepreneur and corporate finance executive with 30 years of combined experience in capital markets, public accounting and in the private sector. She presently serves as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Director of BioCorRx Inc. (OTCQB: BICX), a leader in addiction treatment solutions and related disorders. She has been with BioCorRx since October 2012. Ms. Felix is one of the founders and President of BioCorRx Pharmaceuticals Inc., a majority owned subsidiary of BioCorRx Inc. She has been instrumental in capital procurement, completing multi-million dollar equity financings, and is accomplished in structuring and negotiating transactions. Along with other executives of the company, Ms. Felix restructured and expanded the business model to position it for long term growth in the addiction treatment space and drug development. She also has extensive experience with clinic operations management.
Prior to joining BioCorRx, her experience was in the private sector and public accounting. She has expertise in finance, accounting, company-wide operations, budgeting, and internal control principles including GAAP, SEC, and SOX Compliance. She has thorough knowledge of federal and state regulations and has successfully managed and produced SEC regulatory filings. She also has extensive experience in developing and managing financial operations. Lourdes holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Phoenix. She continued her education and is an MBA candidate at D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University.
William B. Stilley is a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Stilley has been the chief executive officer and member of the board of directors of Purnovate, Inc. since August January 2021 and served as the chief executive officer of Adial Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from December 2010 to August 2022. From August 2008 until December 2010, he was the vice president, business development and strategic projects at Clinical Data, Inc. (NASDQ: CLDA). From February 2002, Mr. Stilley was the COO and CFO of Adenosine Therapeutics, LLC until the assets of Adenosine Therapeutics were acquired by Clinical Data, Inc. in August 2008. Mr. Stilley has advised both public and private companies on financing and M&A transactions, has been the interim CFO of a public company, the interim Chief Business Officer of Diffusion Pharmaceuticals from September 2015 through December 2015, and the COO and 19 CFO of a number of private companies. Before entering the business community, Mr. Stilley served as Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Mr. Stilley has an MBA with honors from the Darden School of Business and a B.S. in Commerce/Marketing from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia. He currently serves on the Board of Advisors for Virginia BIO, the statewide biotechnology organization after serving for a decade on the Board of Directors. Mr. Stilley is qualified to serve as a director because of his extensive knowledge of the biotechnology industry, significant executive leadership and operational experience, and knowledge of, and experience in, financing and M&A transactions.
Congressman Tauzin has a long and distinguished 36-year elective career culminating in chairing the Energy and Commerce Committee (ECC) in the U.S. House of Representatives, which oversees food and drug safety, public health and research, telecommunications, consumer protection, environmental quality, energy policy, and interstate and foreign commerce among others. After leaving Congress in 2005, Congressman Tauzin was invited to become the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), where he oversaw their participation in putting together the Partnership for Prescription Assistance, which has provided free and nearly free medication for over 10 million patients.
Congressman Tauzin now serves on the Boards of Directors of Entergy Corporation, LHC Group, the Alliance for Aging Research, Lenitiv Scientific, CaptureRx, and Resilient Network Systems, Inc. In 2010, he founded Tauzin Strategic Networks and co-founded Tauzin Consultants, LLC, a DC-based government relations, advocacy and strategic counsel organizations, fostering innovative solutions to some of the world's biggest challenges.
Dr. Tevi Troy
Tevi Troy is a member of the Board of Directors. He is the director of the Presidential Leadership Initiative at the Bipartisan Policy Center. From 2014 to 2018, Dr. Troy was the founder and CEO of the American Health Policy Institute. Before that, Dr. Troy was Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute. On August 3, 2007, Dr. Troy was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. As Deputy Secretary, Dr. Troy was the chief operating officer of the largest civilian department in the federal government, with a budget of $716 billion and over 67,000 employees. Dr. Troy has extensive White House experience, having served in several high-level positions over a five-year period, culminating in his service as Deputy Assistant and then Acting Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy. Dr. Troy has held high-level positions on Capitol Hill as well. Dr. Troy is also a best-selling presidential historian and the author of five books. Dr. Troy’s many other affiliations include: contributing editor for Washingtonian magazine; member of the publication committee of National Affairs; member of the Board of Fellows of the Jewish Policy Center; a Senior Fellow at the Potomac Institute; and a member of the Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense. Dr. Troy has a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and an M.A and Ph.D. in American Civilization from the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Troy is qualified to serve as a director because of his extensive knowledge of the healthcare industry and his significant leadership experience.