Our team leverages a diverse skill set to advance the mission of improving pediatric clinical trials. Click on the names below to learn more about our team members, and if you are interested in joining our team visit our career page at https://iactc.org/careers/

I-ACT for Children Leadership

Vivianna Guzman

Executive Director

Ms. Guzman joined I-ACT for Children in March 2023. She brings extensive experience as a Not-for-Profit association executive providing global…

Albert “A.J.” Allen, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Medical Officer

Albert John “A.J.” Allen, M.D., Ph.D. is a child and adolescent psychiatrist and a pharmacologist with over 75 publications in…

Laura Lopez

Chief Financial and Admin Officer

Laura is an accomplished executive with a track record of creating and growing start-up for-profit and nonprofit organizations. She is…

Callie Heaton, MSHS, CCRA

Director, Clinical Project Management

Callie brings 15 years of clinical research knowledge to I-ACT for Children with experience that includes project management, clinical monitoring,…

I-ACT for Children Team

Shalee Blakeney

Manager, Contracts & Compliance

Shalee has significant operational experience in the areas of contracts management, finance/budgeting, research and tracking grants that was gained while…

Gabriela Tulloch

Sr. Manager, Clinical Site Network

Gabriela has 25 years of experience working on both the Contract Research Organization and Sponsor side of clinical trials. She…

Fayne Moore

Sr. Manager, Clinical Site Network

Fayne joined I-ACT for Children within the Site Network team in March, 2020 after previously working for ICON Clinical Research,…

Beth Skidmore

Major Gifts, Fundraising and Projects Administrator

Beth has work experience that encompasses the areas of office management, project coordination, executive administration and bookkeeping. Beth began her…

Angie Price

Director, Clinical Site Network

Angie came to I-ACT for Children in February 2020. She is a highly experienced professional in the field of pediatric…

Anushree Parikh

Clinical Project Manager

Anushree joined I-ACT for Children within the Clinical Project Management team in June 2021. She has a Bachelor of Science…



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