Meet DGD Pharma’s Board of Directors


Wayne Klohs, PhD

Dr. Klohs has over thirty-five years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry with increasing levels of responsibility held in positions across the drug development and discovery spectrum. He currently consults for numerous biotech and pharma companies focused in oncology after retiring from Astellas Pharma Inc. as a Senior Vice President and Global Therapeutic Head for Oncology.

Stan V. Smith, Ph.D.

Stan V. Smith, Ph.D., is president of Smith Economics Group, Ltd. in Chicago, providing economic and financial consulting nationwide. Trained at the University of Chicago and specializing in litigation economics, Smith co-authored the first textbook on the subject of economic damages. Smith has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Chicago and at DePaul University College of Law where he created the first course in the nation in forensic economics.

Vlad Vitoc, MD, MBA

Dr. Vitoc is a biotech executive with a broad array of experience across commercial strategic analysis and planning and medical affairs, in which he has 20 years of experience. He has served on leadership teams in several Oncology companies and business units. He also has a track record of successful organizational capability building, talent recruiting and development, and functional leadership.