Memphis Research Consortium
Leadership

Members:

Dr. Steve Bares
President & Executive Director
Memphis Bioworks Foundation

Ms. Ann Burgess
VP Clinical/US:EU Regulatory/Bio R&D
Wright Medical Technology

Mr. Tommy Carls
Vice President, Research & Development
Medtronic Spine & Biologics

Mr. Brian McDaniel
Vice President of Development for MicroPort Orthopedics
MicroPort Orthopedics

Ms. Cindy Wyckoff
Vice President Information Technology for FedEx Corporation

Dr. James Downing
President & CEO
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Dr. Steve Schwab
Chancellor
University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Mr. Ted Townsend
Chief Economic Development and Government Relations Officer, University of Memphis

Dr. Robert Jackson
CIO Information Technology Services
University of Memphis

Ms. Laura Whitsitt
Senior Vice President, Research & Emerging Technologies
Smith & Nephew

Mr. Mark White
Tennessee State Representative
District 83