Dr. Ninan has been an Affiliate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University since 2012. Previously, he was a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director of the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia (1983-2006). From 2006 to2012 he was a Vice President in Neuroscience, initially at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals (Global Medical Affairs) and subsequently at Pfizer (Clinical Sciences).
Dr. Ninan received his medical degree from Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. He immigrated to the U.S. and completed his postdoctoral training in psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston. He was a medical staff fellow at the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, MD.
Dr. Ninan is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a distinguished life fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He has authored over a hundred peer reviewed scientific articles focusing largely on anxiety and mood disorders. In the past he chaired the Treatment Assessment Review Committee of the National Institute of Mental Health. Dr. Ninan created the eMindLog.
Experienced Chief Financial Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Management, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Financial Accounting, and Strategic Planning. Strong finance professional with a BSBA focused in Accounting from East Carolina University.
Patrick has thirty years of sales, marketing and management experience in the medical device and healthcare information technology sectors. Mr. Nash served as a Sales Executive in several divisions of Siemens Healthcare, an International Medical Imaging and IT concern.
He also founded several successful companies, including Imaginis.com, and Low Country Imports. He served as Managing Partner of Glenwood Venture Partners, a private equity firm. He currently offers consulting services to early start-up entities through Washington, NC based IBX Venture Partners. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Entegrion, Inc. a North Carolina based biotechnology and medical device company.
He also serves on the Boards of Visitors of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and Saint Mary’s School. He received a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.