John Dennis, PhD

President and CEO & Head of Drug Delivery

John is a respiratory drug aerosol device and delivery specialist authoring over 100 medical aerosol technology publications and is the strategic leader of SolAeroMed. His business expertise was developed through a GLP testing facility for inhaled drug aerosol and delivery devices. 

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Francis Green, MD, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer & Co-Founder

Francis is a co-founder and inventor of the SAMi technology. He is a respiratory pathologist and has expertise in the human and animal models of asthma and inhalation toxicology. His innovative mindset is at the heart of SolAeroMed’s technology and development strategy.

Mark Montgomery MD, FRCPC

Clinical Lead Cystic Fibrosis, Bronchiectasis, Bronchiolitis/ COVID-19 

Dr. Montgomery is a Consultant in Pediatric Respiratory Medicine in Calgary, Alberta and Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of Pediatric Respiratory Medicine at the University of Calgary.  He has over 30 years of participation in cystic fibrosis care in Canada.  He has served as Director of the Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at the Alberta Children’s Hospital and been chair of the Clinic Subcommittee for Cystic Fibrosis Canada.  He has been involved in national and international committees reviewing and recommending care guidelines for cystic fibrosis.  He was the lead for the initiation of Alberta’s newborn screen program for cystic fibrosis the first in Canada.  He has received the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee medal for his contribution to cystic fibrosis care in Canada.

Richard Leigh, MD, PhD

Clinical Lead Asthma

Richard is a clinical respirologist-scientist and the GSK-CIHR Professor of Inflammatory Lung Disease in the Division of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Calgary. He is also the director of the Respiratory Clinical Trials Unit at the University of Calgary.

Cora Pieron, PhD

Project Manager

Cora provides support for drug delivery device design and delivery technologies and maintains our cGMP drug aerosol test laboratory.  Cora also provides general operational, scientific, and research and development support.

Racheal Githumbi, BSc. MBT.

Research Coordinator

Employing her background in biomedical research and experience in health care, Racheal facilitates the day-to-day activities involved in coordinating SolAeroMed’s clinical trials. She provides support in developing study design, ethics submissions, data validation & analysis and knowledge translation in conjunction with the clinical leads and their teams.

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