Don Weissman, M.D
Director Strategic Alliances and Development
Dr. Weissman provides strategic alliances and development services to Life Science companies to accelerate market share, growth and commercial optimization. Passionate about the quality of life, healthcare, and longevity, Dr. Weissman enthusiastically brings the benefits of evidence-based science, products and knowledge to both patients and providers. Dr. Weissman has extensive experience and success in identifying, building, and managing partnerships, alliances and C level relationships within the corporate, government, medical professional, provider, reimbursement and academic-institutional worlds. He has developed well established relationships with prominent KOLs, SMEs, top AMCs, bio-tech, nutraceutical and supplement companies, and science and research companies across the Life Science spectrum. He’s demonstrated an excellent medical science and business acumen with competitive intelligence, data analytics, planning and implementation to accelerate market adoption, advocacy and commercial optimization with a mission is to develop and deliver better healthcare with longevity and quality of life. Dr. Weissman has gained a sound understanding and strong relationships with medical societies and boards to create, deliver and manage KOL meetings and symposia, with CME, publications, mobile and e-commerce for consumers, patients, and HCP’s. He has a proven track record of success with major insurance companies and agencies for provider and payer contracts, coverage and reimbursements including Champus, CMS, Aetna, United Health, Anthem and others including managed care, HMO’s and the Kaiser system. Dr. Weissman has served as Chief Resident at Cleveland Clinic-Case Western Reserve following his residency at Stanford University, internship at Cedars-Sinai, upon completion of medical school at New York University. He also serves as a panel member, grant evaluator and commercial analyst for the NSF and the National Institutes of Health for research and development programs as well as SBIR grants. He is a member of Stanford University Medical Alumni Association, the Institute of Aging at the University of Pennsylvania, the American Association of Pharmaceutical Physicians, the New York Academy of Science, The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and the National Alzheimer’s Forum, among others.