Dr. Patrick Smith PharmD, Roche (Palo Alto) Dr. Smith completed his PharmD. at UCSF, and following a Residency at Duke University Medical Center, joined the faculty at the SUNY-Buffalo School of Pharmacy where he was an Associate Professor. He moved to Roche in 2007, and is currently a Sr. Director and Head of Virology Clinical Pharmacology in Nutley, NJ, responsible for Phase I thru IV clinical pharmacology activities. He has published more than 70 peer reviewed manuscripts in the areas of PK/PD, infectious diseases and oncology. Since joining Roche he has been focused primarily on the development of new HCV compounds, with a particular emphasis on HCV direct-acting antiviral combinations.