Rob Hunter, Ph.D.
Dr. Rob Hunter has 20 years of veterinary and human drug development experience with NASA, Pfizer, Elanco, Parnell, and Provetica. He has contributed to the approvals for Revolution®, Dectomax®, Aviax®, Doxidyl™, A180®, tylosin, Micotil®, Ovugel®, Kexxtone®, ractopamine, Experior™, Posilac® and Pulmotil®, with others currently in development or under regulatory review. Internationally recognized subject matter expert on pharmacokinetics, antimicrobial PK/PD, interspecies allometry, drug metabolism, bioequivalence and tissue residues/human food safety along with corresponding bioanalytical support. Dr. Hunter has served on and chaired several AHI committees and represented the U.S. veterinary pharmaceutical industry on the VICH bioequivalence expert committee. He has represented various companies at CVM/FDA, EMA/CVMP, APVMA, VDD (Canada), NVQRS/QIA (South Korea), Thailand FDA, NVAL (Japan), Ministry of Agriculture (Vietnam) and IVDC (China) regarding specific products, issues and/or policies. He is the current President of the American Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics.
Stephanie Batliner has 26 years of animal health pharmaceutical experience with companies including Bimeda Inc., Bayer HealthCare Animal Health Division, Teva Animal Health and Phoenix Scientific Inc. Experienced with all aspects of FDA/CVM Regulatory Affairs, with a focus on chemistry, manufacturing and controls (CMC) and generic animal drugs. She has a deep knowledge of nearly every dosage form and aseptic processing considerations, including Type V Veterinary Master Files. Stephanie has held leadership positions in R&D Technical Development (including analytical methods development, formulation development and technical transfer), Quality Assurance, Quality Control, pre-market Regulatory Affairs and post-market life cycle maintenance Regulatory Affairs. Stephanie has served as Chairperson of Generic Animal Drug Alliance and is currently serving as a working subgroup chair. Stephanie has a Bachelor's of Science in Animal Science from the University of Missouri, Columbia.
Beth Kee, D.V.M.
Dr. Beth Kee graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia. She fulfilled several roles at Elanco Animal Health, including as Associate Director of the Japan Hub in the Emerging Markets R&D Division; the Director of Global Regulatory Operations; Team Leader for Companion Animal Regulatory Innovation; then Director of Companion Animal Product Development, where she led the development and registration of animal health products for global use. Before leaving Elanco, Beth was tapped for a unique position in Alternative Innovation, in which she was responsible for creating opportunities outside Elanco's core business piloting new models of product development and testing novel regulatory and clinical development strategies. Beth was most recently the Senior Director of Clinical Development at Kindred Bio. Currently, Beth is the Senior Director of Clinical Development and Study Operations, leading the company’s efforts in ACI's core expertise: designing, conducting and reporting field studies in complex medical conditions. Beth lives in Indianapolis where she loves spending time outdoors, practicing yoga and traveling to new locations with her adventurous beagle pack.